The Yardbirds, Spencer Davis Group and The Zombies Add Dates

(antiMusic) The Zombies, The Yardbirds and Spencer Davis Group have added more shows to the Rock Royalty tour, set to take place across North America this summer, according to NME.

Meanwhile The Yardbirds had a recent lineup change. Here is that announcement followed by the tour dates: Lead singer and bassist John Idan, has now left the Yardbirds. John has been a great contributor to the band over the years, and the Yardbirds have wished him every success with his career.

Two fantastic musicians, both from the UK, have now joined forces with the band, heralding in a new musical era for the Yardbirds. Andy Mitchell, a powerful singer, songwriter and formidable acoustic guitar player is the new lead vocalist. Andy also plays harmonica with an economical style reminiscent of the original bands sound. David Smale is a brilliant new generation bass player. His joining, bring both power and imagination to an all important rhythm section.

June 26th, 2009 Humpfrey's, San Diego CA
June 27th, 2009 The Wiltern Theatre, Hollywood CA
June 28th, 2009 Lincoln Theatre, Napa Valley CA
June 30th, 2009 Knitting Factory, Spokane WA Yardbirds / Zombies only
July 2nd, 2009 Mount Baker Theatre, Bellingham WA Yardbirds / Zombies only
July 4th, 2009 Summerfest, Millwaukee
July 6th, 2009 Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville Connecticut Yardbirds only
July 8th, 2009 Keswick Theatre, Philadelphia PA
July 9th, 2009 Capital Bank Theatre, Westbury NY
July 10th, 2009 The Filmore, Irving Plaza,
July 11th, 2009 Kirby Centre, Wilkes-Barr PA
July 12th, 2009 Pier Six, Baltimore MD
July 14th, 2009 Ottawa Blues Festival, Ottawa
July 16th, 2009 Jackson Rancheria Casino, Nr Sacremento CA Yardbirds only
July 18th, 2009 Nakusp Music Festival, Nakusp Canada

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