Gauthier schedules new shows
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
– Mary Gauthier will play a string of early spring tour dates, which will take her from Nashville's Bluebird Cafe up the East Coast.
Highlights include eight dates with Allison Moorer and two dates with fellow songwriter David Wilcox including NYC's City Winery on March 29.
Gauthier's latest album "Trouble & Love," her first studio album in four years received much praise.
Tour dates are:
Feb. 27 - Nashville, TN - The Bluebird Cafe *
March 15 - Morgantown, WV - Mountain Stage *
March 17 - Rocky Mount, VA - Harvester Performance Center *
March 18 - Ashland, VA - Ashland Coffee & Tea *
March 19 - Vienna, VA - Jammin' Java **
March 20 - Princeton, NJ - Princeton Folk Music Society **
March 21 - Wilmington, DE - World Café Live @ The Queen Wilmington **
March 22 - Cambridge, MA - Club Passim (5 PM & 8 PM Shows) **
March 24 - Portland, ME - One Longfellow Square **
March 25 - Fairfield, CT - Fairfield Theatre Company **
March 26 - East Aurora, NY - 189 Public House **
March 27 - Albany, NY - The Egg Center for the Performing Arts **
March 28 - Port Washington, NY - Landmark on Main ***
March 29 - New York, NY - City Winery ***
April 1 - Nashville, TN - Bluebird Cafe (Songwriting with Soldiers) ***
Solo Tour Date *
With Allison Moorer **
With David Wilcox ***
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