Alabama 3 make a return to Belfast for a 2022 gig at the Limelight

South London genre-blending story tellers Alabama 3 have announced headline Belfast show at Limelight 1 on Saturday March 26, 2022.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 3:19 pm

The show announcement follows the recent release new single ‘Whacked’, with an album due to follow in August.

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‘Whacked’ is the first taste of fresh Alabama 3 material since the tragic passing of their beloved and unconventional frontman and songwriter Jake Black, aka The Very Reverend D. Wayne Love, in May of 2019. Jake had Addison’s disease and passed away several days after falling ill during a show at the Highest Point Festival in Lancashire at only 59 years old.

Then, with the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown upon the world, the band got creative and submerged themselves in their music, teaming up with producer Cam Blackwood to focus their minds on something vital, new and fresh. This can clearly be heard in ‘Whacked’, a song which pays respect to the late co-writer of the song, Pete Dunne.

Tickets for the Belfast show, priced £20 plus booking fee, are on sale now from all usual Ticketmaster outlets and online at