The Black Crowes will release a new covers EP on May 4th, via Amazon Music, titled 1972. Glide magazine reported the band tracked the tunes back in January 2022 at L.A.’s famed Sunset Sound, with the project’s first single — a new take on the Temptations‘ “Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone” out now. The other songs on the set are the Rolling Stones‘ “Rocks Off,” T-Rex‘s “The Slider,” Rod Stewart‘s “You Wear It Well,” Little Feat‘s “Easy To Slip,” and David Bowie‘s “Moonage Daydream.”

Crowes frontman Chris Robinson said of the new collection, “The year 1972 was a watershed moment, some of the greatest rock and roll songs ever made came out of that year. To get our band back together in the studio, it had to be a celebration of rock n’ roll. This record is about love and devotion to something that makes us feel good. We hope that it makes fans around the world feel the same.”

On May 4th at 10:00 pm ET, the Black Crowes will be performing the EP live from the historic Whiskey a Go-Go in Los Angeles via Amazon Music’s channel on Twitch. The date also marks the 50th anniversary of a legendary Little Feat performance at the famed venue in 1972.

  • The Black Crowes tour dates (subject to change):
    May 1 – Indio, CA – Stagecoach Festival
    May 6  – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
    May 27 – Napa Valley – Napa Valley Expo
    June 9 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
    June 11 – Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
    June 12 – Charleston, SC – Credit One Stadium
    June 15 – Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
    June 16 – Huntsville, AL – The Orion Amphitheater
    June 18 – Wilmington, NC – Live Oak Bank Pavilion
    June 19 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre (with Drivin N Cryin)
    June 22 – Portsmouth, VA – Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion
    June 23 – Vienna, VA Wolf  – Trap Center for the Performing Arts
    June 25 – Canandaigua, NY – Constellation Bands / Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
    June 27 – Bridgeport, CT – Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater
    June 29 – Lenox, MA – Tanglewood
    June 30 – Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summerstage
    July 2 – Atlantic City, NJ – Borgata Spa & Resort
    July 3 – Scranton, PA – Peach Festival
    July 5 – Windsor, ON – The Colosseum at Caesars Witndsor (with The Trews)
    July 6 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage (with The Trews)
    July 9 – Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
    July 11 – Prior Lake, MN – Mystic Lake Casino Amphitheater
    July 12 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Park
    July 17 – Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Centre
    July 19 – Seattle, WA – Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
    July 21 – Bend, OR – Hayden Homes Amphitheater
    July 22 – Reno, NV – Grand Sierra Resort – Grand Theatre
    July 24 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
    August 13 – Missoula, MT – KettleHouse Amphitheater
    August 16 – Boise, ID – Idaho Botanical Garden
    August 17 – Salt Lake City, UT – TBA
    August 19 – Council Bluffs, IA – Harrah’s Council Bluffs / Stir Cove Event & Concert Venue
    August 20 – Camdenton, MO – Ozarks Amphitheater
    August 23 – Little Rock, AR – First Security Amphitheatre
    August 24 – Oklahoma City, OK – Zoo Amphitheatre
    August 26 – Durant, OK – Choctaw Grand Theatre
    August 27 – Miami, OK – Buffalo Run Casino


  • Chris and younger brother Rich Robinson co-wrote the Black Crowes‘ biggest hits, including “Twice As Hard,” “Jealous Again,” “She Talks To Angels,” “Remedy,” and “Thorn In My Pride,” among many others.
  • Since 2011 Chris Robinson has performed and recorded with his solo collective, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
  • Starting in 2016, Rich Robinson has recorded and toured with his latest solo band, the Magpie Salute.
  • That same year, Rich Robinson hit the road as Mick Ralphs‘ stand-in for Bad Company‘s spring and summer tour with Joe Walsh.

CHECK IT OUT: The Black Crowes’ 1972 EP trailer: