Download / stream Gary Clark Jr.'s "Blak and Blu: The Mixtape"

After waxing "Blak and Blu" poetics with Big K.R.I.T and a resounding plea to "Please Come Home" with singer/songwriter Alice Smith, the Grammy-winning guitar player Gary Clark Jr. finally releases Blak and Blu: The Mixtape hosted by D-Nice.

The album features appearances and remixes from Big K.R.I.T., Robert Glasper, Talib Kweli, Bilal and Alice Smith.  Track listing as follows:

1. Blak & Blu feat. Big K.R.I.T.
2. The Life (original version)
3. The Life (Robert Glasper remix)
4. Bright Lights feat. Talib Kweli
5. Soul (bonus track)
6. When My Train Pulls Up (Big K.R.I.T. remix)
7. Things Are Changing (live, solo version)
8. Numb feat. Bilal
9. Please Come Home feat. Alice Smith

DOWNLOAD/STREAM: http://www.datpiff.com/Gary-Clark-Jr-Blak-And-Blu-mixtape.602352.html

Earlier this week the singer, songwriter, and guitarist announced a series of July headlining shows, in addition to his summer festival appearances with acts like Outkast, BB King, ZZ Top, Jeff Beck, and the Tedeschi Trucks Band. The Austin native has been on the road with Kings of Leon and just completed a tour of  Australia with the Dave Matthews Band. He will also perform several shows in Europe in May. Please visit http://www.garyclarkjr.com/tour for all upcoming tour dates and ticket information. Tour routing as follows:

Tour Dates:

05/16    Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Festival

06/8      Austin TX @ X Games, Austin 360 Amphitheatre  

06/29    Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest Main Stage (w/ Outkast)               

07/03    Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Bluesfest

07/04    Toronto, ON @ Toronto Urban Roots Festival

07/05    Montreal, QC  @ Montreal Jazz Festival, Place Des Arts -Wilfrid Pelletier Theatre (w/ BB King)

07/06    Quebec City @ Quebec City International Summer Festival

07/08    Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall (headline)

07/09    Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall (headline)

07/10    Chicago, IL @ Taste Of Chicago Festival

07/12    Atlantic City, NJ @ The Music Box, The Borgata Hotel Casino (headline)

07/13    Montauk, NY @ Surf Lodge (headline)

07/16    Wilmington, NC @ Greenfield Lake Amphitheater (headline)

07/18    Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival

07/19    Sioux Falls, SD @ Sioux Falls Jazz Festival                                 

07/22    Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads KC (headline)

07/23    St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant (headline)

07/25    Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater (w/ Tedeschi Trucks Band)

07/26    Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen (headline)

07/27    Salt Lake City, UT @Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre (headline)

09/03    Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion (w/ ZZ Top & Jeff beck)

09/06    Arrington, VA @ Lockn' Festival           

09/08    New York, NY @ Summerstage, Central Park Rumsey Playfield (headline)

09/19    Valley Center, CA @ Harrah's Rincon - Events Center (headline)

09/20    Monterey, CA @ Monterey Jazz Festival

09/21    Guerneville, CA @ Russian River Jazz Festival

11/1      Los Angeles, CA @The Greek Theater (Co-headline w/ Tedeschi Trucks Band)