Counting Crows to headline Bluesfest at London's O2 Arena, get tickets

Counting Crows to headline Bluesfest at London's O2 Arena, get tickets

California band to be joined by bluegrass superstar Alison Krauss on Sun 28 Oct

Counting Crows have been confirmed as a headliner for Bluesfest at London's O2 Arena on Sun 28 Oct. Tickets for the show go on general sale at 9am on Fri 22 Jun.

The multi-million selling band from Berkeley, California, bring their folk-influenced rock to the UK's biggest venue for a celebration of the blues later this year, with Alison Krauss in support.

Releasing the debut album August and Everything After back in 1993, Counting Crows almost immediately became one of the biggest success stories in American music. Featuring the tracks 'Round Here', 'Mr Jones', 'Rain King' and 'A Murder of One', it's sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Their seventh full-length Somewhere Under Wonderland was released in 2014.

They'll be joined by Alison Krauss at Bluesfest. The bluegrass superstar has made music with the Union Station and the Cox Family, and duetted with Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin on the 2007 album Raising Sand.

Counting Crows play Bluesfest at London's O2 Arena on Sun 28 Oct. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Fri 22 Jun.