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A Night with Legends: The Black Crowes’ Encore with Aerosmith’s Icon

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Steven Tyler, Chris Robinson, Jimmy Page, and Rich Robinson backstage at London’s Eventim Apollo, 15th May 2024. Photographer Credit: Ross Halfin

On a night that London won’t soon forget, the electrifying Happiness Bastards Tour, headlined by The Black Crowes, made its grand entrance. The evening was a vibrant homage to music legends Otis Redding and Lou Reed, culminating in a show-stopping encore. Rock icon Steven Tyler stormed the stage, joining forces with The Black Crowes for a rendition of Aerosmith’s timeless hit ‘Mama Kin’ that left the crowd roaring for more.

The tour will weave its magic across Europe until June, after which The Black Crowes will join forces with Aerosmith, supporting them on their Peace Out Tour. This North American leg kicks off in September, promising fans an unforgettable experience. For those eager to be part of the journey, tickets can be snagged at the band’s official website.

Marking a milestone, The Black Crowes have released ‘Happiness Bastards,’ their first album in 15 years, signaling a triumphant return to the music scene.

The night at Eventim Apollo was made even more memorable when Chris Robinson addressed the audience with heartfelt words, “If it is alright with y’all, we wanna play one more song. We wanna dedicate it to somebody who is a dear friend, and a hero, and a legend, Mr. Steven Tyler. We will be touring with Aerosmith soon, so we wanna play one of his songs. Thank y’all! We’ll see you when we see you!”

The setlist was a masterful blend of old and new, showcasing the band’s dynamic range and musical prowess:

  • Bedside Manners

  • Rats and Clowns

  • Twice As Hard

  • Go Faster

  • My Morning Song

  • Cross Your Fingers

  • Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye

  • White Light/White Heat

  • Thorn in My Pride

  • Wanting and Waiting

  • Hard To Handle

  • She Talks To Angels

  • Flesh Wound

  • I Ain’t Hiding

  • Jealous Again

  • Remedy

  • Carol

  • Mama Kin (with Steven Tyler)

The fusion of The Black Crowes’ soulful rock with Steven Tyler’s legendary presence was a testament to the timeless power of music, leaving fans eagerly anticipating what’s next on this thrilling musical odyssey.

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