The Rides, Stephen Stills' new "supergroup" with fellow guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and former Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg, have announced a late-summer Can't Get Enough Tour to support the August 27 release of its debut album.
The trio will start off with show August 28-29 at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City, then play 14 more dates, finishing September 27 in Reno, Nevada.
The Rides' "Can't Get Enough" album, produced by former Talking Heads member Jerry Harrison, mixes originals with covers of Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World," Iggy & the Stooges' "Search and Destroy," Elmore James' "Talk to Me Baby" and Muddy Waters' "Honey Bee," as well as "Word Game," which Stills originally wrote for Buffalo Springfield but never recorded.
Shepherd tells us that he and Stills have a genuine affinity for playing with each other as guitarists:
"To be honest with you...we didn't have to put a lot of thought into it. We really, genuinely just played naturally what came to us. We played to the music. There's only a couple of instances where we had to kinda figure out a part here or there...The majority of it is, it's just really what naturally came out, and it just ended up working, y'know, very well that way."
Shepherd says the Rides have already started working on a second album, though no timetable has been established yet.
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