Alison Krauss, Robert Plant Confirm European Tour Dates

Alison Krauss and Robert Plant have announced dates for their upcoming European tour, although details of their U.S. shows still have not been revealed. The tour kicks off on May 5 in Birmingham, England, followed by shows in Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway before closing with a May 22 appearance at London’s Wembley Arena. Krauss and the Led Zeppelin vocalist performed songs from their new album, Raising Sand, during the taping of a new episode of CMT Crossroads premiering Feb. 11. Plant joined Led Zeppelin bandmates Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones for a Monday night (Dec. 10) reunion concert in London honoring the late record executive Ahmet Ertegun. The three musicians are rumored to be launching a Led Zeppelin tour in 2008.