Tom Waits news is little short of gold-dust so just to hear the mans name is always welcome.
It has been confirmed that the legends 1985 classic Rain Dogs, which is forever populating Best-Album-Ever lists, will be revisited by "a prestigious band under the guidance of musical director David Coulter" at a number of European locations in 2011.
Artists confirmed to complete this "prestigious band" include Arthur H, The Tiger Lillies, Camille O’ Sullivan, Stef Kamil Carlens, St. Vincent and Erika Stucky.
You can read the official announcement here.
Five dates have been confirmed so far but it is not clear if any more are expected to be added.
Lyon (France) Les Nuits de Fourvière festival / Grand Théâtre Romain de Fourvière
Montreux (Switzerland) Montreux Jazz Festival / Miles Davis Hall
London (England) Barbican Centre
Eindhoven (Holland) Muziekgebouw
Paris (France) Salle Pleyel