Last Sunday night, Gillian and Dave helped curate an evening performance dedicated to Bob Dylan’s historic appearance at Newport Folk Festival in 1965. Click the link below to read the The New York Times piece about the festival and watch their opening number, a cover of Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man.”
Click here to read the NYT article. Be sure to check out the Dylanesque correction at the bottom.
The Americana Festival has added a new show to its schedule – a Saturday night concert at Nashville’s new Ascend Amphitheater featuring Gillian and Dave, Steve Earle, Loretta Lynn, and more. This mini-festival will take place at Saturday, September 19th, and tickets go on sale Friday, July 31st, at 10am. There is a preslae on Thursday, 7/30 at 10am with the code “AMF2015”. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.
Gillian has added more tour dates this August leading up to her Sunday night performance at the 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival. Gillian and David will be playing shows in Franklin, TN, Bloomington, St. Louis, and Kansas City before heading to Colorado. All new shows go on sale this Friday, July 10th, at 10am local time, with an exclusive fan presale starting this Thursday, at 10am CST, using the code “HARVEST15”. This means that fans like you have access to a certain number of tickets one day before the show is on sale to the general public. All updated ticket links will be available on the gillianwelch.com tour page.
Last Thursday, Gillian and Dave played the 2nd Annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Austin, TX. They were joined by a star-studded roster of musciians, including host Dwight Yoakam, Lyle Lovett, Jason Isbell, Patty Loveless, Vince Gill, and more. Gillian inducted Townes Van Zandt into the Hall of Fame, presenting his award to Townes’ son, JT Van Zandt.
Gillian and Dave have just been added to the Austin City Limits 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony lineup, performing on June 18th at the ceremony, and presenting the induction of Townes Van Zandt into the ACL Hall of Fame. Other performers at the event include Lyle Lovett, Vince Gill, Jason Isbell, Patty Loveless, Laura Marling, and JT Van Zandt.
The event is open to the public this year and will take place at ACL’s studio home, Austin’s ACL Live at the Moody Theater. A limited number of tickets are available at acltv.com/hall-of-fame. Musical highlights and inductions from the ceremony will be broadcast in a special episode as part of ACL’s Season 41 which premieres in the fall on PBS.
We are excited to announce that Gillian will be headlining the final night of the 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, in Lyons, CO, on Sunday, August 16th. Gillian will be joined throughout the weekend by Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin, Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell, Richard Thompson, Kasey Chambers, The Wood Brothers, and many more. View the full lineup here.
For a limited time, you can purchase Single Day tickets and Advance Price 3-day tickets by clicking here. On-site camping passes and parking passes are also available.
Ralph Stanley & Friends: Man of Constant Sorrow, which was released Monday, features the 87-year-old singer collaborating with a variety of musicans, including Gillian and Dave, Elvis Costello, Robert Plant and many more.
The album is available now on CD exclusively at Cracker Barrel stores and via CrackerBarrel.com. A digital version of Man of Constant Sorrow also can be purchased through select online sellers.