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Emmylou Harris, Daniel Lanois Kick Off "Wrecking Ball" Tour of Europe

  • Monday, May 19, 2014
    Emmylou Harris, Daniel Lanois Kick Off "Wrecking Ball" Tour of Europe

    Emmylou Harris’s groundbreaking album Wrecking Ball was reissued last month on Nonesuch Records. In celebration of the reissue, Harris and producer Daniel Lanois, along with Jim Wilson on guitar and Steven Nistor on drums, kicked off an international tour in North America then and now launch the European leg of the tour with a concert at Carre in Amsterdam tonight. The tour continues with stops in Antwerp, Eindhoven, Brighton, London, and Bristol, including two sold-out shows at Barbican Hall in London as part of Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records, the Barbican's month-long celebration of Nonesuch at 50. See below for all the upcoming Wrecking Ball tour dates; for details and additional upcoming shows, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    Produced by Lanois (U2, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Willie Nelson), Wrecking Ball won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album and was highly praised by critics worldwide. The new three-disc set features the remastered original album, a bonus CD of previously unreleased material, and a DVD of the documentary Building the Wrecking Ball, which includes interviews and studio footage of Harris and Lanois as well as special guests Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Neil Young, Steve Earle, Brian Blade, and others. The album is available in the Nonesuch Store.

    WRECKING BALL EUROPEAN TOUR

    May 19 Carre Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
    May 20 Staddschouwburg Antwerp, BELGIUM
    May 21 Muziekgebouw Frits Philips Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS
    May 23 Brighton Dome Brighton, UK
    May 25&26 Barbican London, UK
    May 27 Colston Hall Bristol, UK
         

     

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on May 14, 2014 - 6:03pm
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Emmylou Harris’s groundbreaking album Wrecking Ball was reissued last month on Nonesuch Records. In celebration, Harris and producer Daniel Lanois, along with Jim Wilson on guitar and Steven Nistor on drums, kicked off an international tour in North America then and now launch the European leg of the tour with a concert at Carre in Amsterdam tonight. The tour continues with stops in Antwerp, Eindhoven, Brighton, and Bristol, and a two-night run at the Barbican in London.

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Emmylou Harris’s groundbreaking album Wrecking Ball was reissued last month on Nonesuch Records. In celebration of the reissue, Harris and producer Daniel Lanois, along with Jim Wilson on guitar and Steven Nistor on drums, kicked off an international tour in North America then and now launch the European leg of the tour with a concert at Carre in Amsterdam tonight. The tour continues with stops in Antwerp, Eindhoven, Brighton, London, and Bristol, including two sold-out shows at Barbican Hall in London as part of Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records, the Barbican's month-long celebration of Nonesuch at 50. See below for all the upcoming Wrecking Ball tour dates; for details and additional upcoming shows, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

Produced by Lanois (U2, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Willie Nelson), Wrecking Ball won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album and was highly praised by critics worldwide. The new three-disc set features the remastered original album, a bonus CD of previously unreleased material, and a DVD of the documentary Building the Wrecking Ball, which includes interviews and studio footage of Harris and Lanois as well as special guests Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Neil Young, Steve Earle, Brian Blade, and others. The album is available in the Nonesuch Store.

WRECKING BALL EUROPEAN TOUR

May 19 Carre Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
May 20 Staddschouwburg Antwerp, BELGIUM
May 21 Muziekgebouw Frits Philips Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS
May 23 Brighton Dome Brighton, UK
May 25&26 Barbican London, UK
May 27 Colston Hall Bristol, UK
     

 

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Emmylou Harris: "Wrecking Ball" Tour

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Michael Kenna's picture

Many folk's are excited about this tour. Hopefully, the North American dates will be announced soon.

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Unfortunately, Michael, the North American Wrecking Ball dates took place last month. But Emmylou has additional North American dates scheduled already; you can see them at nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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