Myles Kennedy has just announced a string of U.S. tour dates beginning in May. The run will be in support of Kennedy’s debut solo album, Year of the Tiger.

Though Alter Bridge is still going strong, having garnered good reviews for 2016’s The Last Hero, Myles Kennedy wanted to utilize a solo project to tell a deeply personal story. "[The album] basically tells a story from start to finish, and it documents when my father passed away when I was a kid and basically what happened after that with my mom, my brother and I — it tells that story, so it's a full-on concept from start to finish," Kennedy recently told Metal Wani.

Kennedy went for a blues sound on Year of the Tiger, personally picking up banjo, lap steel, bass and mandolin for the record. “The instrumentation is certainly somewhat of a departure,” Kennedy describes. “I tried to veer away from any sort of high-gain wall of sound.”

So far, Myles has unveiled “Haunted by Design” and the album’s title track. The album will drop in full March 9.

Myles Kennedy’s solo tour dates will begin May 2 in Spokane, Wash. and finish May 25 in Dundee, Ill. Along with tracks from Year of the Tiger, the musician will perform cuts from his rich sonic history, including the Mayfield Four, Alter Bridge and Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.

Myles Kennedy 2018 U.S. Tour Dates:

May 02 - Spokane, Wash. @ Bing Crosby Theater
May 03 - Seattle, Wash. @ The Crocodile
May 05 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Slim's
May 06 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Troubadour
May 09 - Dallas, Texas @ Cambridge Room (HOB)
May 10 - Houston, Texas @ Bronze Peacock (HOB)
May 12 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Topgolf
May 14 - Atlanta, Ga. @ City Winery
May 16 - Baltimore, Md. @ Baltimore Soundstage
May 17 - Asbury Park, N.J. @ House Of Independents
May 19 - Lancaster, Pa. @ Chameleon Club
May 21 - Boston, Mass. @ City Winery
May 22 - New York, N.Y. @ Highline Ballroom
May 24 - Detroit, Mich. @ The Crofoot Ballroom
May 25 - Dundee, Ill. @ Rochaus

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