The Cribs to hit Boston with help from Johnny Marr

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English rockers The Cribs have revealed plans for their first full tour of North America with new guitarist and ex-The Smiths axeman Johnny Marr. The band will make their wayto Boston on Sunday, January 17 for a show at the Paradise Rock Club. Tickets are $17.50 and now on sale through Ticketmaster. Adam Green and Boston-bred rockers The Dead Trees will open the show.

The Cribs will be touring in support of their brand new release, Ignore the Ignorant. The album, the band’s fourth studio effort, follows 2007’s Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever. Produced by Nick Launay, the new album is the first album by The Cribs to feature Marr playing guitar with the rest of the band. Ignore the Ignorant has reached #8 in the United Kingdom’s charts making it The Cribs highest charting album.

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