Robert Plant and his new-ish project The Sensational Space Shifters have announced that they'll be embarking on a summer U.S. tour. That tour includes a performance at Grant Park's Petrillo Music Shell on July 12 as part of Taste of Chicago 2013. Ticketing information for the Chicago show is forthcoming. Plant's six-member backing band includes Justin Adams (Tinariwen, Sinead O'Connor), John Baggot (Massive Attack, Portishead), Billy Fuller (Beak>, Massive Attack), Liam "Skin" Tyson (of The La's offshoot Cast), Juldeh Camara, and Dave Smith.

All known Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters tour dates and a couple of videos are below...

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters - "Down To The Sea" in 2012

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters - US Tour Trailer

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters -- 2013 Tour Dates
June 20: Dallas, TX - Palladium
June 21: Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
June 23: Austin, TX - Moody Theater
June 26: Los Angeles, CA - Shrine Auditorium
June 28: Santa Barbara, CA - County Bowl
June 29: Berkeley, CA - Berkeley Greek
July 02: Jacksonville, OR - Britt Festival
July 04: Quincy, CA - High Sierra Festival
July 06: George, WA - Jambase Festival
July 07: Portland, OR - Portland Blues Festival
July 10: Morrison, CO - Red Rocks
July 12: Chicago, IL - Grant Park (Petrillo Music Shell - ToC)
July 13: Memphis, TN - Live In The Garden
July 14: Louisville, KY - Forecastle Festival
July 17: New Orleans, LA - Mahalia Jackson Theater
July 19: Atlanta, GA - Verizon Amphitheatre
July 20: Cary, NC - Koka Booth Amphitheatre
July 22: Vienna, VA - Wolftrap
July 24: Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun
July 25: Boston, MA - B of A Pavilion
July 27: Brooklyn, NY - Prospect Park