GuitarPlayer.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new video by Gary Clark Jr., The Story of Sonny Boy Slim: Producing.
In the clip, which can check out below, the acclaimed electric blues guitarist talks about his decision to self-produce his new album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, which will be released September 11 via Warner Bros.
“Producing myself was definitely liberating,” Clark says. “I like the idea of having a producer for bouncing off ideas and pushing me to the limit, but when it came to this record I already had that fire myself.”
Clark wrote, produced and arranged The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, and plays most of the instruments on it.
He’ll take the album on the road this coming fall as he launches his U.S. tour, which continues in spring. Every ticket purchased online will include a standard digital download of The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. The tour dates are provided below.
The Story of Sonny Boy Slim is available for preorder. All preorders come with instant downloads of “The Healing” and “Grinder,” both of which can be heard at bottom.
For more about Clark, visit garyclarkjr.com.
Gary Clark Jr. Tour Dates
Oct 31 Boston, MA, H.O.B.
Nov 1 Philadelphia, PA, The Fillmore
Feb 18 St. Petersburg, FL, Jannus Live
Feb 19 Miami, FL, The Fillmore
Feb 20 Lake Buena Vista, FL, H.O.B.
Feb 21 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Feb 23 Birmingham, AL, Iron City
Feb 24 Chattanooga, TN, Tivoli Theater
Feb 26 Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
Feb 28 St. Louis, MO, The Pageant
Mar 1 Tulsa, OK, Cain's Ballroom
Mar 4 Houston, TX, Warehouse Live Ballroom
Mar 6 Dallas, TX, H.O.B.
Mar 8 El Paso, TX, Tricky Falls
Mar 12 Las Vegas, NV, Brooklyn Bowl
Mar 31 Kansas City, MO, Uptown Theater
Apr 1 Chicago, IL, Riviera Theater
Apr 2 Minneapolis, MN, First Avenue
Apr 3 Omaha, NE, Slowdown
Apr 5 Denver, CO, Ogden Theater
Apr 8 Salt Lake City, UT, The Depot
Apr 9 Boise, ID, Knitting Factory
Apr 10 Seattle, WA, Moore Theater
Apr 12 Vancouver, BC, Commodore Ballroom
Apr 14 Portland, OR, Roseland Theater