New York, NY. (Top40 Charts/ Rounder Records) - Robert Plant
and Alison Krauss, whose critically-lauded, Gold album 'Raising Sand' continues to be a top-seller worldwide, have confirmed an additional 17 North American tour dates through July 1, it was announced today. Tickets for the newly announced shows will begin going on sale March 3rd (details below).
Recipients of the 2007 Grammy award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, for the track "Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)", Plant and Krauss - along with 'Raising Sand' producer and band leader T Bone Burnett - are creating a show that will feature songs from their collaborative release, as well as from the artists' extensive career discographies.
Band members for the tour include Jay Bellerose (drums) and Dennis Crouch (bass) - both of whom played on 'Raising Sand' - as well as Buddy Miller (guitar) and Stuart Duncan (fiddle, mandolin and other instruments). Burnett will play guitar and 6-string bass, as well as perform several songs.
As previously announced, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss kick-off their Raising Sand World Tour in April with a brief run of shows that includes an April 25 performance at the New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival. They follow those dates with eleven shows in Europe and the UK that conclude with a performance at Wembley Arena on May 22.
Ticket information for all of the Raising Sand Tour dates is available on the artist's websites: robertplantalisonkrauss.com, robertplant.com, alisonkrauss.com, and tboneburnett.com.
Confirmed 'Raising Sand' North American tour dates (more Dates TBA):
4/19/08 - Louisville, KY - Palace Theatre
4/20/08 - Louisville, KY - Palace Theatre
4/22/08 - Knoxville, TN - Knoxville Civic Coliseum
4/23/08 - Chattanooga, TN - Memorial Auditorium
4/25/08 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival
4/26/08 - Birmingham, AL - BJCC Arena
6/2/08 - Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Civic Center
6/4/08 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun
6/5/08 - Boston, MA - Bank of America Pavilion
6/7/08 - Canandaigua, NY - CMAC
6/8/08 - Atlantic City NJ - Borgata
6/10/08 - New York, NY - MSG Theatre
6/13/08 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Pavilion
6/14/08 - Asheville, NC - Asheville Civic Center
6/15/08 - Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo
6/17/08 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
6/19/08 - St. Louis, MO - Fox Theatre
6/21/08 - Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
6/23/08 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
6/24/08 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
6/25/08 - Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl
6/27/08 - Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre
6/28/08 - Lake Tahoe, NV - Harveys
6/30/08 - San Diego, CA - Humphreys
7/1/08 - Phoenix, AZ - Dodge Theatre