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Plant announces '11 tour

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 – Robet Plant is heading back on the road for a U.S. tour starting in January. Plant will be touring behind his September release, "Band of Joy."

Tour dates are:

Jan. 18 Asheville, NC - Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
Jan. 19 Pittsburgh, PA - Peterson Events Center (University of Pittsburgh)
Jan. 21 Ann Arbor, MI - Hill Auditorium
Jan. 22 Toronto, ONT - Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Jan. 25 Boston, MA House of Blues
Jan. 26 Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theatre
Jan. 28 Mashantucket, CT -MGM Grand Theater at MGM Grand at Foxwoods
Jan. 29 New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
Feb. 1 Washington, DC DAR - Constitution Hall
Feb. 2 Raleigh, NC Raleigh - Memorial Auditorium
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Feb.4 North Charleston, SC - North Charleston Performing Arts Center
Feb. 5 Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre
Feb. 7 Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium
Feb. 8 and 9 Nashville, TN - War Memorial Auditorium

The new disc on Rounder features a rootsy sound and was produced by PLant and Buddy Miller.

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