Gary Clark Jr. has been invited to join FOO FIGHTERS on their September and October leg of their 2015 tour in support of their latest album, Sonic Highways,which features a guest performance by Clark on the track "What Did I Do / God Is My Witness."
Clark also appeared in the Austin episode of the acclaimed Sonic Highways HBO series and more recently performed with the band on the 40th Anniversary of PBS TV's Austin City Limits.
All shows are on sale to the public Dec. 5th, except for Gorge, WA and Mountain View, CA, which are on sale Dec. 4th.
"We are so, so psyched to announce Gary Clark Jr has been added to all the Sept/Oct shows!"-Foo Fighters
"I cannot tell you how excited and honored we are to play these shows next year with Foo Fighters. Gonna have some good times."-Clark Jr.
Diagnosis: Clark will also perform at the Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary Blowout show on July 4th, 2015, at Washington D.C.'s RFK Stadium alongside Buddy Guy, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, LL Cool J, and others.
British rock group Kill It Kid have released the official video for their track, "I'll Be The First." This is the first song from the band's forthcoming album, "You Owe Nothing".
The track is also available as a free download from the band's official site, KillItKid.com.
Kill It Kid will be joining Gary Clark Jr. on his European tour for dates in Germany.-DocFB
ICYMI: Trombone Shorty, Janelle Monae, & Gary Clark Jr. Funk Up The NBA All-Star Game Half-Time Show!
Trombone Shorty made sure to bring that New Orleans FUNK to the NBA All-Star Game Half-Time Show with Janelle Monae, Gary Clark Jr., Doctor John, and Earth, Wind, & Fire. It was a great performance!
It was an all-star line-up fitting for the NBA All-Star Game!
We LOVE the exposure Gary Clark Jr. is getting and it is always great to see Janelle Monae on our TV screen! The "Electric Lady" took advantage of the time given for sure jamming with EWF!-DocFB
Diagnosis: Thanks to Verdine White for wearing a jacket to cover up the tightest pants in the business! #nomalecameltoe
Gary Clark Jr. walked away with a Grammy on Sunday for "Best Traditional R&B Performance" for "Please Come Home" and is set to perform on David Letterman and also tour with Kings Of Leon.
Gary also showed off his guitar skills at the Grammy's performing with Keith Urban.
Clark Jr. will be performing on Late Night With David Letterman February 17th. He will open for Kings Of Leon in Feb. and into March.
Gary Clark Jr. will be featured on the "12 Years A Slave" Soundtrack set for release on November 19th. The digital version is available now and the soundtrack was curated by John Legend.
Clark covers the songs "When The Sun Goes Down" and "Freight Train" for the soundtrack.
Clark contributes a pair of songs, "When The Sun Goes Down," which has been covered by an array of artists since the mid-'30s, including Lonnie Johnson and Big Maceo, and "Freight Train," which was written by Elizabeth Cotten and covered by such artists as Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and Rusty Draper. Clark performed both songs solo with just electric guitar and vocals. These raw and authentic recordings reveal a rare and pure distillation of Gary at this most soulful. Other artists who appear on the album include Alicia Keys, Chris Cornell featuring Joy Williams, Laura Mvula, Cody Chesnutt, and Alabama Shakes.
Gary Clark Jr. performed on The Late Show With David Letterman yet again, where the musician has been a staple on the show for a few years. This time, performing "Next Door Neighbor Blues" for Dave.
You know how we feel about GCJ and it is always nice to see him perform and get some shine.
"Next Door Neighbor Blues" is from Gary's album "Black & Blue" in stores now.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Opening up for Kings Of Leon next year on tour!
Gary Clark Jr. in 2014 will be touring with Kings Of Leon for their first leg of their tour.
The tour kicks off in Atlanta on February 5th and wraps up March 8th in Chicago. Clark has been on the road throughout the fall for a sold-out headlining theater tour, which continues through November 29th.
Clark once again participated in Eric Clapton's annual Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013. Clark and band delivered a roof-raising set that garnered a standing ovation at this year's NYC event at Madison Sq. Garden. The Blu-ray, DVD, and CD editions of "Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 NYC," will be released on Nov 18th, and are available for pre-order now at: http://www.crossroadsguitarfestival.com/
Above is the nearly 10 minute version of "When My Train Comes" from the Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013.