Reunited Mavericks ink U.S., U.K. tour

NASHVILLE, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Reunited country-rockers the Mavericks have confirmed an initial list of U.S. and British tour dates, Billboard reported Friday.

The Raul Malo-led group will kick off its stateside leg Sept. 17 in Nashville. British dates begin Oct. 18.


The opening show will take place at Nashville's outdoor Uptown Mix venue, which hosts weekly shows throughout the summer. Also on the bill are the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and the Subdudes.

The group will play Sept. 19 at the massive Austin City Limits Music Festival, where more than 130 acts will perform across eight stages through three days. Another Austin show will follow the next night at the city's Continental Club.

The Mavericks will release a self-titled album Sept. 23 in the United States via Sanctuary Records. The 11-track set will be the band's first in five years and sixth overall.

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