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Jack White Celebrates Third Man Records’ Third Birthday, Plans SXSW Event

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Jack White had a birthday party for his Third Man Records imprint yesterday (March 8), celebrating the third year of its Nashville location with a special solo show. White’s set consisted of his own material and songs from the his trio of other current/former projects: theĀ White Stripes, the Dead Weather and the Raconteurs.

White played a total of 19 songs, including six from his forthcoming debut solo album ‘Blunderbuss.’ He kicked things off with the White Stripes classic ‘Dead Leaves And the Dirty Ground’ from his former band’s breakthrough album ‘White Blood Cells,’ and then went into a few ‘Blunderbuss’ cuts like ‘Missing Pieces’ and current single ‘Love Interruption’.

Other tracks included the Raconteurs’ ‘Top Yourself’, the Dead Weather’s ‘Blue Blood Blues’, the White Stripes’ ‘Hotel Yorba,’ ‘You’re Pretty Good Looking (For a Girl),’ ‘We’re Going to be Friends’ and ‘Seven Nation Army,’ plus another new one ‘Hypocritical Kiss.’

The gig took place in the front lounge of the label’s Nashville headquarters for a select crowd. Despite Dead Weather vocalist (and the Kills goddess) Alison Mosshart and Raconteurs bassist Jack Lawrence being in the audience, White used his own backing band for the performance.

Jack White will release ‘Blunderbuss’ on April 24 via Third Man / XL Recordings / Columbia Records. In the meantime he’s planning on taking a trip down to Austin, Texas, for SXSW to celebrate his solo outing and record label. Dubbed theĀ Third Man Records Texas Showdown, the March 16 concert will feature a solo set from White and performances by labelmates the Black Belles, Pujol, John Reilly & Friends and Lanie Lane.

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