Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Sara Watkins and Jackson Browne Concert to Air Live on AXS TVSara Watkins brings her US tour as special guest of Jackson Browne to a close with performances at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs on Thursday and at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge, California, this Sunday, November 18, the latter a sold-out benefit concert on behalf of listener-supported 88.5 KCSN FM. Before then, Watkins and Browne give an intimate acoustic performance at the historic Paramount Theater in Denver tonight, which will be broadcast live at 10 PM ET on AXS TV, the new channel for live events. Watch a preview of the event below. For additional details, visit axt.tv.
Following Sunday's tour closer with Jackson Browne, Sara Watkins plays a Watkins Family Hour show at Largo in Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 20. She and her brother Sean will be joined by Jonathan Wilson, Triple Chicken Foot, and other special guests for the concert. Watkins launches a seven-city West Coast headline tour with Aoife O'Donovan, making stops in California, Oregon, and Washington. In January and February, she embarks on a two-week, 13-city tour of the UK and Ireland. For additional details and tickets links, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.
Sara Watkins' latest album, Sun Midnight Sun, was released earlier this year on Nonesuch Records. The album, produced by guitarist, singer, and songwriter Blake Mills, includes songs written by Watkins ("You and Me," "Take Up Your Spade") and several collaborations with Mills ("The Foothills," "Be There," "The Accord," "Impossible," and "Lock and Key"), and features special guest appearances by Jackson Browne, Fiona Apple, Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Benmont Tench, and Sean Watkins. To pick up a copy, head to the Nonesuch Store, where CD and vinyl orders include a download of the album at checkout.