Gillian will be opening for Buffalo Springfield on a very special reunion tour this June. Shows go on sale starting this Friday, April 1st, and venue links and dates are listed on the Gillian Welch Tour Page. In addition, Gillian will be playing two shows in California at the end of May. These dates go on sale on Saturday. You can also keep updated on the the Facebook page, or follow @gillianwelch on Twitter.
Gillian will be playing Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 30th! All your ticket and show info is available here.
We created a slideshow of Autumn de Wilde’s beautiful Polaroids on The Decemberists’ website. Set to the tune of “Rise to Me,” one of the many tracks featuring Gillian, we chose some of our favorites of the polaroids, many of which have Gillian in them. Follow this link to watch. Enjoy!
On 11/18/10, Gillian joined The Decemberists to play Conan on TBS. Watch the video below:
A new album by Norah Jones is out, entitled …Featuring. It includes a track with Gillian and David on the Townes Van Zandt song “Loretta.”
Here’s Norah talking about the collaboration:
Gillian sings with the Decemberists on “Down by the Water,” the new single from their upcoming album The King Is Dead (release date January 18, 2011). You can preview the song from The Decemberists’ web site and preorder the album there as well.
She and David perform a new song, entitled “Someone Like You,” followed by a performance of “Queen Jane Approximately” featuring Gabe Witcher on fiddle and Gary Raynor on bass.
Gillian and David perform some songs from Dave Rawlings Machine‘s A Friend of a Friend: