Credit: Al Pereira2017 is shaping up to be an eventful year for founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, who just revealed the release date for Open Road, the new album he recorded with his son Russ. According to Dave’s rep, the collaborative collection arrives on March 31.

Davies reports that he and his son began work on Open Road in June 2015 and finished the project this past October.

“[W]orking together on this has been one of the most exciting music projects I’ve ever worked on, and I’m expecting great things for it,” Dave says in a statement. “It’s a rock album which is melodic, sensitive and uplifting.”

Davies also has been lining up U.S. tour dates and he recently added a handful of shows to his itinerary, including an April 5 performance in Milwaukee and an April 11-12 stand at the City Winery in New York. A total of seven concerts have been confirmed, with more to be announced soon.

As previously reported, the 69-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer also is preparing two other releases that may see the light of day this year — a long-in-the-works documentary called Strangers and a solo album.

Here are all of Davies’ confirmed tour dates:

4/6 — Milwaukee, WI, The Northern Lights Theater
4/8 — St. Charles, IL, Arcada Theatre
4/11 — New York City, NY, City Winery
4/12 — New York City, NY, City Winery
4/13 — Natick, MA, Center for the Arts
4/15 — Provincetown, MA, Provincetown Town Hall
4/20 — Londonderry, NH, Tupelo Music Hall

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