John Butler Trio will return to North America when the band embarks on a 21-date tour later this year. The Australian rockers last visited this side of the world when they played their first North American tour in more than two years during the summer of 2017.John Butler Trio will kick off their outing on June 7th with a show at Crossroads KC in Kansas City. The group will then play a number of gigs out west and in Canada before swinging through parts of the Midwest and Northeast over the course of the next six weeks. Among those dates will be a stop at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado, on June 10th that will include support from Australian “one woman band” Tash Sultana. Fellow Australians Mama Kin Spender will also open for John Butler Trio for the duration of their North American tour.Jonh Butler Trio’s most recent album, Flesh & Blood, was released in early 2014. The band hasn’t revealed any details for their long-awaited seventh LP, but they have announced their plans to debut some songs from the forthcoming release when they tour Australia in March.Pre-sale tickets for John Butler Trio’s 2018 North American tour will be available on February 7th. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on March 2nd.John Butler Trio North American Tour Datesall dates with special guest Mama Kin SpenderJune 7 – Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads KCJune 8 – Papillion, NE @ Sumtur AmphitheaterJune 9 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater*June 10 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater^June 13 – Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum TheaterJune 14 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van BurenJune 15 – West Hollywood, CA @ TroubadourJune 16 – San Diego, CA @ House of BluesJune 18 – Santa Barbara, CA @ GranadaJune 19 – Sacramento, CA @ The CrestJune 21 – Portland, OR @ The Crystal BallroomJune 22 – Portland, OR @ The Crystal BallroomJune 27 – Vancouver, Canada @The OrpheumJune 29 – Edmonton, Canada @ Winspear CentreJuly 3 – Fargo, ND @ Fargo TheatreJuly 7 – St. Louis, MO @ The PageantJuly 8 – Cleveland, OH @ House of BluesJuly 11- Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn BowlJuly 12 – Albany, NY @ The EggJuly 13 – Portland, ME @ State TheatreJuly 14 – Hampton, NH @ Hampton Beach Ballroom*John Butler Trio only^with special guest Tash Sultana
Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 30 Oct 2019 7:39 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link368Shares Advertisement Xhaka has come under fire (Picture: Getty)‘He’s clearly sticking by his guns and doesn’t feel he’s done too much wrong,’ Smith said. ‘It would be in his best interests to apologise, for his sake and the club’s and supporters.‘I don’t think the fans should have given him the welcoming committee they did as he walked off but it’s done now and a line needs to be drawn, and the best way for that to happen is probably for him to say I’m sorry I did what I did, let’s go forward as one. If he doesn’t apologise, it all rumbles on.’On the choice to captain Bellerin, Emery added: ‘It’s my decision who is the captain and tonight I made the decision to give it to Hector Bellerin.’Should Xhaka remain as Arsenal captain?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Alan Smith slams Unai Emery as he finally starts Mesut Ozil for Arsenal against Liverpool Mesut Ozil was named in Emery’s starting XI (Picture: Getty Images)Unai Emery recalled Mesut Ozil to the starting line-up for Arsenal’s trip to Liverpool for Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup clash.Ozil has been out in the cold this season, with the German World Cup winner making just two starts in 2019/20 prior to the meeting at Anfield.Emery, though, is hoping he can make an impact as the Gunners look to book their spot in the quarter-finals. Comment Arsenal boss Unai Emery explains Mesut Ozil return for Liverpool clash Advertisement Emery recalled Ozil (Picture; AMA/Getty Images)‘We’re expecting the side to play a good match and there will be competition for sure. We’ve won it twice so everyone is playing because they want to win.ADVERTISEMENT‘He [Ozil] can helps us and tonight is a good opportunity with him. He knows his team-mates and he knows how we play.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He’s playing in his best position and we want him to use his qualities in this shape. Physically I feel he can be good and perhaps he can play the full 90 minutes.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityFormer Arsenal ace Alan Smith, meanwhile, called for a line to be drawn in the sand after the Granit Xhaka incident but insists the Swiss should apologise.Xhaka – who responded angrily to Arsenal fans booing him in a 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace – wasn’t named among Emery’s squad for the trip to Anfield, with Hector Bellerin captaining the side in the team leader’s absence.Many have questioned whether the midfielder can be reintegrated to the side after his actions, but Smith hopes everyone can forgive and forget.