Alison Krauss & Union Station announce North American tour

 

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Alison Krauss at Hangout 2010, photo: Ian Rawn

Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas are set to criss-cross North America this summer on a nationwide tour eventually taking them to over 50 cities.  It has been several years since Alison Krauss along with Union Station band members Dan Tyminski (guitar, mandolin and lead vocals), Barry Bales (bass and harmony vocals), Ron Block (banjo, guitar and harmony vocals), and Jerry Douglas (Dobro and harmony vocals) toured together. Their last go around saw raves from critics who witnessed "Krauss and Union Station induce awe with their musical virtuosity…pangs of heartache with their ballads of disillusionment and, most significantly, the giddiness that results from hearing a familiar tune played well." (Chicago Sun Times) It is with great pleasure that they announce their live return with a nationwide tour, set to kick off in Louisville, KY on June 4th.

On April 12th, 2011 Rounder Records will release the eagerly anticipated Alison Krauss & Union Station album, Paper Airplane. (View the video for the title track here) A truly breathtaking collection of 11 exquisite songs, Paper Airplane is Krauss’ 14th album and the band’s follow-up to 2004’s triple Grammy® winning Lonely Runs Both Ways.

Part of Alison Krauss’ incontestable talent is how effortlessly she bridges the gap between roots music and country, rock and pop.

For the latest news and tour info, please visit www.alisonkrauss.com

Initial list of confirmed Dates:

JUNE

4                      Louisville, KY             The Palace

5                     Louisville, KY             The Palace

9                     Indianapolis, IN         The Lawn

10                   Kettering, OH             Fraze Pavilion

11                     Manchester, TN         Bonnaroo

21                     Phoenix, AZ                Comerica Theatre

23                    Los Angeles, CA         The Greek Theatre

24                   Santa Barbara, CA     Santa Barbara Bowl

25                    Berkeley, CA              The Greek

26                    Davis, CA                    Mondavi Center

28                    Jacksonville OR         Britt Pavilion

29                    Troutdale, OR            Edgefield

JULY

1                       Boise, ID                  Botanical Gardens

4                      Calgary, AB              Jack Singer Auditorium

5                      Edmonton, AB          Jubilee Auditorium

7                      Courtenay, BC          Vancouver Island Musicfest

8                      Redmond, WA          Marymoor Amphitheatre

9                      Bend, OR                  Les Schwab Amphitheatre

22                    Philadelphia, PA         Academy of Music

23                   Hyannis, MA               Cape Cod Melody Tent

24                    Holyoke, MA             Mountain Park

27                    Danbury, CT             Ives Concert Park

28                    Boston, MA               Wang Center

29                    Chautauqua, NY        Institution Amphitheatre

30                    Charlottesville, VA     Charlottesville Pavilion

AUGUST

5                      Gilford, NH                Meadowbrook Pavilion

6                      Mashantucket, CT      MGM Grand Theater

7                     Vienna, VA                  Wolf Trap

9                      Bethlehem, PA            Musikfest

11                     Cary, NC                   Koka Booth Amphitheatre

12                     Asheville, NC             The Biltmore

13                     Atlanta, GA                Fox Theatre

19                    St. Augustine, FL        St. Augustine Amphitheatre

20                    Ft. Lauderdale, FL      Au-Rene Theater

21                     Clearwater, FL           Ruth Eckerd hall

 

SEPTEMBER

2                      Morrison, CO             Red Rocks Amphitheatre

3                      Beaver Creek             Vilar Performing Arts Center

4                      Salt Lake City, UT       Red Butte Gardens

8                      Detroit, MI                  Fox Theatre

9                      Chicago, IL                Chicago Theatre

15                     Kansas City, MO         Midland Theatre

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