Afghan Whigs Tickets for Sale

Six studio albums, two compilation albums, and five EPs. This is not a complete sentence and it hardly seems a complete resume for a group as influential and as beloved as the Afghan Whigs, a group active since the middle of the 1980s. Sure there have been a pair of five-year hiatuses in the 21st century, but it still seems an underwhelming number of recorded material for a group credited to with transcending grunge and alternative and one whose Afghan Whigs tickets are currently killing on a reunion tour just below the level of the national cognoscente.

Yet, this lack of material is deemed Ok by the influential music critics and performers. In fact, the lack of actual new material is celebrated as the Afghan Whigs are praised for proving a dominant group capable of owning any song from any genre. The most recent example of this is the cover of Frank Ocean’s LoveCrimes. Greg Dulli, John Curley, Rick McCollum, Cullly Symington, rick Nelson, and Dave Rosser do outnumber the lone hip hop master, but they are able to turn the controversial hip hop number into an incredible grunge number with little effort.

The Afghan Whigs simply rock and they will continue to do so as they become a passé or a point of pride for hipsters searching for a reference to trump all others. Of course, it is hard not to revel in the tumultuous 15 years between the origination of the band in 1986 and the first break up in 2001. Always dark, lead singer and frontman has always worn his emotions on his sleeves and has indulged the audience in dark lyrics, sometimes humorous and sometimes just dramatic. He is a man aware of the mass of gray of morality and truth in the world and he has shown no fear in forging new songs in such spirit.

Afghan Whigs tickets for the 2012 concert season are a great chance to see the group perform a great deal of new material. Instead a few covers will be mixed in with “Gentlemen”, “Debonair”, and “Honkey’s Ladder”. Obviously, the group, now reunited for something more than a one-off live performance, is back with as much glorious doubt in troubling times, making beautiful music apt for the days ahead.

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Apr 11 Wed 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Majestic Theatre Madison
Madison, WI
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Apr 12 Thu 7:30 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Riviera Theatre - IL
Chicago, IL
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Apr 13 Fri 9:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Vogue Theatre - IN
Indianapolis, IN
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Apr 14 Sat 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Mr Small's Theatre
Pittsburgh, PA
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Apr 16 Mon 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Fete Ballroom
Providence, RI
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Apr 18 Wed 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Brooklyn Steel
Brooklyn, NY
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Apr 20 Fri 8:00 PM Afghan Whigs House Of Blues - Boston
Boston, MA
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Apr 21 Sat 8:30 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Electric Factory
Philadelphia, PA
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Apr 23 Mon 7:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Danforth Music Hall Theatre
Toronto, ONT
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Apr 24 Tue 7:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Town Ballroom
Buffalo, NY
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Apr 25 Wed 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs House Of Blues - Cleveland
Cleveland, OH
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Apr 27 Fri 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Rams Head Live
Baltimore, MD
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Apr 28 Sat 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Cat's Cradle
Carrboro, NC
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Apr 29 Sun 9:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The Orange Peel
Asheville, NC
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Apr 30 Mon 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs Variety Playhouse
Atlanta, GA
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May 2 Wed 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The Civic Theatre
New Orleans, LA
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May 3 Thu 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs House Of Blues - Dallas
Dallas, TX
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May 5 Sat 7:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The Aztec Theatre
San Antonio, TX
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May 8 Tue 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The Van Buren
Phoenix, AZ
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May 9 Wed 8:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The Observatory - North Park
San Diego, CA
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May 10 Thu 7:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The Wiltern
Los Angeles, CA
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May 11 Fri 9:00 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The UC Theatre
Berkeley, CA
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May 15 Tue 8:30 PM Built to Spill & Afghan Whigs The Showbox
Seattle, WA
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