Jack White heading to Bridlington Spa in November

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JACK White is due to perform at Bridlington Spa on Sunday, November 4 as part of his six date UK and Ireland Tour.

White will return to the town after last visiting with his band the White Stripes in January 2004.

White formed The White Stripes in 1997, the band went on to have a string of critically acclaimed albums, with their third, White Blood Cells, catapulting them to international stardom.

His popular and critical success with White Stripes enabled him to collaborate as a solo artist with other renowned musicians, such as Beck, The Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, Alicia Keys, Bob Dylan and Loretta Lynn and in 2005, White became a founding member of the rock band The Raconteurs. In 2009, he became a founding member of his third group, The Dead Weather.

More recently White released Love Interruption in January 2012 as the first single of his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, which was released in April, hitting the number one spot in the album chart in both the UK and USA.

Andrew Aldis, general manger of The Spa Bridlington, said: “Having an internationally renowned artist such as Jack White choose to perform at The Spa Bridlington puts the venue in the spotlight and adds to the growing list of superb acts that have performed at the venue over the years.

“I am delighted that it’s a weekend show, giving members of the public the opportunity to have a weekend away in Bridlington, one of the premier east coast destinations.”

Tickets are priced at £29 and go on pre-sale on Wednesday, 22 August, at 8am, via www.crowdsurge.com.

Tickets go on general sale to the public on Friday, 24 August and are available from The Spa box office (01262) 678258 or online at Online at www.TheSpaBridlington.com