Little Feat will celebrate the legacies of two classic LPs with the band’s upcoming The Albums Tour. The cross-country trek from the legacy classic rock band will include two-night stands featuring full-album performances of 1972’s Sailin’ Shoes and 1973’s Dixie Chicken “plus the hits.”
Beginning at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium on September 29th, Little Feat will perform Sailin’ Shoes followed the next night by Dixie Chicken. The tour will continue on in this alternating two-night run fashion with shows in Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston, Collingswood, NJ, and Chicago before wrapping at Los Angeles’ Theatre at Ace Hotel on October 20th and 21st.
Tickets for most shows on the Little Feat The Albums Tour go on sale on Friday, April 28th at 10 a.m. local time. Click below for the full tour schedule and visit the band’s website for tickets and more information. This summer, Little Feat will head out on the Boogie Your Summer Away tour, featuring support from Leftover Salmon, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Rob Ickles & Trey Hensley.
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Along with The Albums Tour, Little Feat will celebrate Sailin’ Shoes and Dixie Chicken on June 23rd with a pair of reissues. Distributed through Rhino, the deluxe editions of both classic albums will include previously unreleased material.
In addition to a remastered version of the album and alternate takes and demos of classic tracks, the deluxe version of Sailin’ Shoes features a complete show recorded at the Palladium in L.A. on August 28th, 1971. This previously uncirculated multi-track recording is the only one in existence documenting the band’s original lineup. Also out on June 23rd is the expanded Dixie Chicken, sporting a remastered album, original session recordings, and a partial recording of the band’s April 1st, 1973 show at Paul’s Mall in Boston.
The deluxe reissues of Sailin’ Shoes and Dixie Chicken are available for pre-order in a variety of formats here. Check out a demo recording and alternate version of the respective title tracks below.
Little Feat – “Sailin’ Shoes – Demo”
Little Feat – “Dixie Chicken – Alternate Verison”
Little Feat 2023 The Albums Tour
Friday, 9/29 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium (Sailin’ Shoes)
Saturday, 9/30 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium (Dixie Chicken)
Tuesday, 10/3 Washington, DC Warner Theatre (Sailin’ Shoes)
Wednesday, 10/4 Washington, DC Warner Theatre (Dixie Chicken)
Friday, 10/6 New York, NY Town Hall (Sailin’ Shoes)
Saturday, 10/7 New York, NY Town Hall (Dixie Chicken)
Monday, 10/9 Boston, MA The Wilbur (Sailin’ Shoes)
Tuesday, 10/10 Boston, MA The Wilbur (Dixie Chicken)
Thursday, 10/12 Collingswood, NJ Scottish Rite Auditorium (Sailin’ Shoes)
Friday, 10/13 Collingswood, NJ Scottish Rite Auditorium (Dixie Chicken)
Sunday, 10/15 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre (Sailin’ Shoes)
Monday, 10/16 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre (Dixie Chicken)
Friday, 10/20 Los Angeles, CA Theatre at Ace Hotel (Sailin’ Shoes)
Saturday, 10/21 Los Angeles, CA Theatre at Ace Hotel (Dixie Chicken)
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