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Krauss tour adds shows

Thursday, May 5, 2011 – Alison Krauss and Union Station added nine shows to their tour in support of "Paper Airplanes." The new dates include etwo at the Ryman in Nashville and one show in New York.

Also on the docket is a performance session on Yahoo! Music, set to go live online on May 25.

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
2 Ketchum, ID Sun Valley Pavillion #
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
10 Stateline, NV Harvey's Outdoor Arena #
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
2 New York, NY The Beacon Theatre #
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
26-27 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium #

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
13 Minneapolis, MN The Orpheum #
15 Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre
22 St. Louis, MO Fox Theatre #
24-25 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre #

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Paper Airplane CD review - Paper Airplane
If we've learned anything over the 7 years that have passed since the last Alison Krauss & Union Station record (2004's "Lonely Runs Both Ways"), it's that Krauss doesn't necessarily need her band for success. And the same can be said for the band regarding Krauss. During the hiatus, Krauss scored a mega-hit with "Raising Sand," her collaboration with Robert Plant from 2007. At the same time, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Dan Tyminski and Dobro »»»
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: Lane, Ramsey, Barrett cover their bases – Covers played a far more prominent role than usual at a country show. And instead of what is typically the least course of resistance in recent years of country artists succumbing to their renditions of a rock hit, Chris Lane, Mason Ramsey and Gabby Barrett played songs that actually were country hits. Interestingly, the youngest of the bunch, Ramsey,... »»»
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... »»»
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