Chris Cornell brings acoustic tour to the UK in June

Chris Cornell’s 2011 release ‘Songbook’ saw the sometime Soundgarden vocalist revisit works from across his career in an acoustic format. ¬†The release was supported by a selection of live dates across the US.

This summer, Europe and the UK will get their first taste of these acoustic shows when Cornell performs in various European locations.

The confirmed dates for the European leg of Cornell’s ‘Songbook’ tour are as follows:

June 16 – Manchester, UK – Lowry
June 18 – London, UK – Palladium
June 19 – Birmingham, UK – Symphony Hall
June 20 – Newcastle, UK – City Hall
July 04 – Putte, Sweden – Parkern Festival

Cornell also appears with his reformed band, Soundgarden, this summer.  Soundgarden will be in the special guests slot at the 2012 Download Festival on Sunday before the reformed Black Sabbath are set to take the stage.