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Krauss, Gray tour together

Monday, June 19, 2017 – Alison Krauss and David Gray tour the U.S. in September and October.

The 21 city, co-headlining tour kicks off on Sept. 18 in Hershey, Pa., and finishes up in Berkeley, Cal. on Oct. 19, including concerts at Radio City Music Hall in New York City (Sept. 19), the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles (Oct. 17), and two nights at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville (Oct. 1-2).

Krauss has released 14 albums, including "Windy City," a collection of 10 classic country songs selected with producer Buddy Cannon, in February.

Gray, a British veteran singer with hits in "Shine" and "Babylon," is currently in the studio recording a new album set for release in 2018.

Tour dates are:
Sept. 18 - Hershey Theatre - Hershey, PA
Sept. 19 - Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY
Sept. 20 - The Mann Center for the Performing Arts - Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 22 - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion - Boston, MA
Sept. 23 - Merriweather Post Pavilion - Columbia, MD
Sept. 24 - Cary's Booth Amphitheatre - Cary, NC
Sept. 28 - St. Augustine Amphitheatre - St. Augustine, FL
Sept. 29 - PNC Music Pavilion - Charlotte, NC
Sept. 30 - Chastain Park Amphitheatre - Atlanta, GA
Oct. 1-2 - Ryman Auditorium - Nashville, TN
Oct. 4 - Fox Theatre - Detroit, MI
Oct. 5 - Rosemont Theatre - Rosemont, IL
Oct. 6 - Peabody Opera House - St. Louis, MO
Oct. 8 - Starlight Theatre - Kansas City, MO
Oct. 12 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Morrison, CO
Oct. 13 - Pikes Peak Center - Colorado Springs, CO
Oct. 14 - USANA Amphitheatre - Salt Lake City, UT
Oct. 15 - Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Gardens - Boise, ID
Oct. 17 - Greek Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 18 - Santa Barbara Bowl - Santa Barbara, CA
Oct. 19 - The Greek Theatre - Berkeley, CA

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