North Mississippi Allstars To Release ‘Prayer For Peace’ & Reveal Tour Dates

Blues-rockers North Mississippi Allstars will issue their next studio album, Prayer For Peace, on June 2, via Sony Legacy. The band has unveiled the LP’s first singles and detailed a batch of upcoming tour dates.

Prayer For Peace is currently available for pre-order here and includes instant grat downloads of the title track and R.L. Burnside’s “Long Haired Doney,” both of which can be streamed below. Those who purchase the album will also get presale access to tickets for the upcoming tour. NMAS mix originals and covers such as their rendition of Mississippi Fred McDowell’s “You Got To Move” over the course of the LP, which was co-produced by Boo Mitchell at Memphis’ famed Royal Studios in addition to other studios across the country. Guests include Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers Band, Dead & Company), Grahame Lesh (Midnight North, The Terrapin Family Band), vocalist Sharisse Norman, bassist Dominic Davis (Jack White), and singer/fife player Shardé Thomas, daughter of Mississippi blues giant Otha Turner.

Check out the first two singles from NMAS’s Prayer For Peace:

[Prayer For Peace]

[Long Haired Doney]

The North Mississippi Allstars return to the stage for a performance at Boulder’s Fox Theatre on March 29 as part of a celebration of the venue’s 25th anniversary. Luther and Cody Dickinson & Co. then head to Alaska for a series of gigs. In May, NMAS will play New Orleans, Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Pawling, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, Nashville and Atlanta. June will feature three nights in Austin followed by additional stops in Texas and visits to New Mexico, Arizona and California including two nights at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco.

Prayer For Peace Tracklist

  1. Prayer For Peace
  2. Need To Be Free
  3. Miss Maybelle
  4. Run Red Rooster
  5. Stealin
  6. Deep Ellum
  7. Bird Without A Feather
  8. You Got To Move
  9. 61 Highway
  10. Long Haired Doney
  11. Bid You Goodnight
  12. P4P (Remix) #

# – CD Only

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