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Alison Krauss & Union Station schedule tour

Monday, April 4, 2011 – Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas will criss-cross North America this summer on a nationwide tour eventually taking them to more than 50 cities.

The tour, which starts June 4 in Louisville, Ky., follows the April 11 release of "Paper Airplane." The CD is the first since 2004's "Lonely Runs Both Ways."

Union Station band members re 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).

Tour dates are:
June 4 Louisville, KY The Palace
June 5 Louisville, KY The Palace
June 9 Indianapolis, IN The Lawn
June 10 Kettering, OH Fraze Pavilion
June 11 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo
June 21 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
June 23 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre
June 24 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
June 25 Berkeley, CA The Greek
June 26 Davis, CA Mondavi Center
June 28 Jacksonville OR Britt Pavilion
June 29 Troutdale, OR Edgefield
July 1 Boise, ID Botanical Gardens
July 4 Calgary, AB Jack Singer Auditorium
July 5 Edmonton, AB Jubilee Auditorium
July 7 Courtenay, BC Vancouver Island Musicfest
July 8 Redmond, WA Marymoor Amphitheatre
July 9 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheatre
July 22 Philadelphia, PA Academy of Music
July 23 Hyannis, MA Cape Cod Melody Tent
July 24 Holyoke, MA Mountain Park
July 27 Danbury, CT Ives Concert Park
July 28 Boston, MA Wang Center
July 29 Chautauqua, NY Institution Amphitheatre
July 30 Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville Pavilion
Aug. 5 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook Pavilion
Aug. 6 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand Theater
Aug. 7 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap
Aug. 9 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest
Aug. 11 Cary, NC Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Aug. 12 Asheville, NC The Biltmore
Aug. 13 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
Aug. 19 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Aug. 20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Au-Rene Theater
Aug. 21 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd hall
Sept. 2 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sept. 3 Beaver Creek Vilar Performing Arts Center
Sept. 4 Salt Lake City, UT Red Butte Gardens
Sept. 8 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Sept. 9 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
Sept. 15 Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre

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Paper Airplane CD review - Paper Airplane
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A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection CD review - A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection
The liner notes for the new collection of songs by Alison Krauss gives notice that, unlike the last collection ("Now that I've Found You" in 1995), this one showcases Krauss alone, far from Union Station, the band that first brought her into the spotlight. She's been a recognized solo artist for a while now. There's no doubt that Krauss has traveled far from her bluegrass/traditional roots. But for anyone who needs proof of that, this collection is a good argument - she »»»
Lonely Runs Both Ways CD review - Lonely Runs Both Ways
Over the past decade, Alison Krauss + Union Station have created and fine-tuned an approach that can deliver restrained, moody ballads and mid-tempo songs, hard-edged bluegrass and traditional material and lithe instrumentals with equal helpings of skill and conviction. The result is one of the most distinctive and compelling sounds in popular music, a verdict ratified by a slew of awards - Krauss herself owns more Grammies than any other female artist - and invitations to join all kinds of »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Mumford and Sons up to snuff, for the most part – Mumford and Sons have always played it smart when it has come to career moves. They have not overtoured by becoming regular fixtures on the touring circuit. Their M.O. is to tour just enough upon an album release and then disappear for a stretch. Ditto for releasing new music ("Delta" just came out last month, Mumford's first release... »»»
Concert Review: Finally back, Kodaline brings the optimism – Kodaline may have taken a long layoff in playing Beantown - a good 3 1/2 years - but in this fickle musical world, that did not mean their fans abandoned them for a brand new thing. In fact, the venue sold out weeks ago. No surprise because, once again, the Irish rock band admirably combined old and new. Kodaline was a bit of a musical potpourri of... »»»
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