THE BLACK CROWES Went To U2 Guitarist's Surprise Birthday Party With DAVID BOWIE - "I Remember Having A Conversation With BONO And VAN MORRISON"; Video

March 28, 2024, 3 weeks ago

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THE BLACK CROWES Went To U2 Guitarist's Surprise Birthday Party With DAVID BOWIE - "I Remember Having A Conversation With BONO And VAN MORRISON"; Video

The Black Crowes appeared on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Show yesterday, live from the new SiriusXM Nashville studios to promote their new album, Happiness Bastards.

In the clip below, brothers Chris and Rich Robinson tell Howard Stern about attending U2 guitarist The Edge's birthday party with David Bowie, meeting Bono, and hanging out with Van Morrison:

The Black Crowes talk to Howard Stern about comedian Richard Lewis and how they turned him onto musician Nick Drake:

Chris and Rich tell Howard about how quickly they became famous after their first album, Shake Your Money Maker:

The band tell Howard the reason behind their decision to breakup and then what got them back together:

The Black Crowes reminisce about their memorable encounters with comedy icon Don Rickles, sharing anecdotes of his antics during The Kennedy Center Honors.

2024 marks 40 years since the inception of The Black Crowes, and the Robinson Brothers are claiming this momentous year as their own. A salute to their past and a celebration of the present and future, Happiness Bastards is The Black Crowes’ tenth studio album and their first original music in 15 years. Produced by Grammy Award-Winning producer Jay Joyce, the album includes ten new tracks, with a very special feature from Grammy-winning superstar Lainey Wilson.

Order Happiness Bastards here.


"Bedside Manners"
"Rats And Clowns"
"Cross Your Fingers"
"Wanting And Waiting"
"Wilted Rose" (Feat. Lainey Wilson)
"Dirt Cold Sun"
"Bleed It Dry"
"Flesh Wound"
"Follow The Moon"
"Kindred Friend"

"Wanting And Waiting" video:

"Wanting And Waiting" lyric video:

"Cross Your Fingers":

The Black Crowes will be returning to the road this spring with the 35-date Happiness Bastards Tour.

The band have announced that support for select dates on the upcoming tour will be provided by Larkin Poe, Billy Tibbals, Olivia Jean, Amplified Heat, The Asteroid No. 4, Wine Lips, GA-20, Black Lips, Glyders, and Jim Jones All Stars. Support acts are noted on the tour poster below.

Tour dates:

2 - Nashville, TN - Grand Ole Opry House
3 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre
5 - Houston, TX - 713 Music Hall
6 - Irving, TX - The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
8 - Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium
10 - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Financial Theatre
12 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
13 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
15 - Seattle, WA - McCaw Hall
16 - Vancouver, BC - Queen Elizabeth Theatre
19 - Chicago, IL - Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom
20 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
23 - Montreal, QC - MTELUS
24 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
27 - New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
28 - Boston, MA - MGM Music Hall at Fenway
30 - Washington, DC - The Anthem

1 - Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium
3 - Bethlehem, PA - The Wind Creek Event Center
4 - Atlantic City, NJ - Ovation Hall at Ocean Casino Resort
7 - Philadelphia, PA - The Met Philadelphia
14 - Manchester, UK - O2 Apollo
15 - London, UK - Eventim Apollo
17 - Newcastle, UK - O2 City Hall
18 - Wolverhampton, UK - The Civic at The Halls
21 - Brussels, BE - Ancienne Belgique
22 - Amsterdam, NL - AFAS Live
24 - Paris, FR - L'Olympia
27 - Milan, IT - Teatro Arcimboldi Milano
29 - Frankfurt, DE - Alte Oper
30 - Stuttgart, DE - Liederhalle

1 - Berlin, DE - Verti Music Hall
4 - Copenhagen, DK - Falkonersalen
5-8 - Sôlvesborg, SE - Sweden Rock Festival**
9 - Mérida, ES - Stone & Music Festival

** Festival Date

(Top photo - Jason Kempin)

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