Kathleen Edwards returns to touring
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
– Canadian rootsy singer Kathleen Edwards returns to touring her third U.S. release "Asking For Flowers" (Rounder) in late January. The CD was Edwards' first in three years with 11 songs all written by Edwards.
Tour dates are:
Jan. 30 Kent, OH The Kent Stage
Jan. 31 Pittsburgh Rex Theatre
Feb. 2 Oakley, OH 20th Century Theatre
Feb. 3 Valparaiso, IN Memorial Opera House
Feb. 4 Detroit The Magic Bag
Feb. 6 LaSalle, IL Uptown Grill
Feb. 7 Chicago Old Town School
Feb. 15 Londonderry, NH Tupelo Music Hall
Feb. 16 Norfolk, CT Infinity Hall
Feb. 18 Boston Paradise Rock Club
Feb. 20 Philadelphia World Cafe Live
Feb. 21 Norfolk, VA Attuck's Theatre
Feb. 22 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere
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