LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Iconic singer/songwriter Tom Waits is planning a rare tour next August, taking the singer on an 8-date run, stopping in several cities that haven't enjoyed a performance by Waits in decades.
"We need to go to Tennessee to pick up some fireworks, and someone owes me money in Kentucky," said Waits, in a statement about the reasons for this tour.
While no new album by the gravel-voiced singer has been mentioned, Anti-Records is reportedly working on a comprehensive boxed set of Waits' extensive back catalog
Aug. 1: Atlanta – Tabernacle
Aug. 2: Asheville, N.C. – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
Aug. 4: Memphis – Orpheum Theatre
Aug. 5: Nashville – Ryman Auditorium
Aug. 7: Louisville – Palace Theatre
Aug. 9: Chicago – Auditorium Theatre
Aug. 11: Detroit – Opera House
Aug. 13: Akron, Ohio – Civic Theatre
– CelebrityAccess Staff Writers