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    Sara Watkins to Join Jackson Browne As Special Guest on US Tour, Including Newly Announced Fall Dates
    Aaron Redfield

    Sara Watkins, who brought her spring tour to a close with three performances over the weekend—a set supporting Dawes for Friday Cheers in Richmond, Virginia; a headline show at New York's City Winery Saturday; and a Sunday set at the Clearwater Festival—has now added a string of new fall dates as special guest of Jackson Browne on his US Acoustic Tour. The tour, which begins this summer on July 14 in Charlotte, North Carolina, runs through mid-August, before picking up again mid-October and ending on November 15 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Watkins' opening sets will feature songs from her new album, Sun Midnight Sun, released last month on Nonesuch Records, and her self-titled Nonesuch debut album.

    Jackson Browne makes a special guest appearance on Sun Midnight Sun, contributing harmony vocals on a number of track, as do Fiona Apple, Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Benmont Tench, and Sean Watkins. The album, produced by Blake Mills, includes songs written by Watkins, several collaborations with Mills, songs by Dan Wilson and Willie Nelson, and a rendition of The Everly Brothers classic “You’re the One I Love,” a duet with Fiona Apple. To pick up a copy, head to the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include instant downloads of the album at checkout.

    Highlights on the summer tour include concerts at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville; Filene Center at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia; the Beacon Theatre in New York City; and Cain Park in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The fall leg runs through mid-November, with dates that span from Virginia to Colorado with several stops in between. Fall tour highlights include concerts at Milwaukee's Riverside Theater, the Chicago Theatre, and the Paramount Theater in Denver. Jackson Browne will be donating $1 from each ticket sold on the U.S. Acoustic Tour to charity. Tickets are on-sale now for the summer tour; pre-sales for the fall tour begin this week.

    Even before the launch of the Jackson Browne tour, Sara Watkins has several noteworthy performances ahead, including a Watkins Family Hour show and an album release show, both at Largo in Los Angeles, and a return performance on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, broadcast from the Hollywood Bowl. See below for all of Watkins' currently scheduled tour dates. For details, go to nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    SARA WATKINS ON TOUR

    Jun 30 Largo at the Coronet† Los Angeles, CA
    Jul 4 Spirit of the 4th Rancho Bernardo, CA
    Jul 6 Levitt Pavilion Pasadena, CA
    Jul 10 Largo at the Coronet†† Los Angeles, CA
    Jul 13 Hollywood Bowl* Los Angeles, CA
         
    Jul 14 Belk Theater, Blumenthal PAC** Charlotte, NC
    Jul 15 North Charleston PAC** North Charleston, SC
    Jul 17 Peace Center** Greenville, SC
    Jul 18 Ryman Auditorium** Nashville, TN
    Jul 20 The Carpenter Center** Richmond, VA
    Jul 22 Durham PAC** Durham, NC
    Jul 23 Filene Center, Wolf Trap** Vienna, VA
    Jul 25 Academy of Music** Philadelphia, PA
    Jul 26 FloydFest Floyd, VA
    Jul 29 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI
    Jul 30 Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion** Gilford, NH
    Aug 1 Mountain Park** Holyoke, MA
    Aug 3-4 Beacon Theatre** New York, NY
    Aug 5 MAC Center, Monmouth University** West Long Branch, NJ
    Aug 7 Lurhs Performing Arts Center** Shippensburg, PA
    Aug 9 Community Arts Center** Williamsport, PA
    Aug 11 PNC Pavilion** Cincinnati, OH
    Aug 12 Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center** Louisville, KY
    Aug 14 Murat Theatre** Indianapolis, IN
    Aug 15 Cain Park** Cleveland Heights, OH
         
    Sep 1 Four Corners Folk Festival Pagosa Spring, CO
    Sep 22 Roots 'n' Blues 'n' BBQ Columbia, MO
         
    Oct 15 West Virginia University** Morgantown, WV
    Oct 17 Ferguson Center for the Performing Arts** Newport News, VA
    Oct 20 Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts** Detroit, MI
    Oct 21 The Riverside Theater** Milwaukee, WI
    Oct 23 Sangamon Auditorium** Springfield, IL
    Oct 25 Morris Performing Arts Center** South Bend, IN
    Oct 26 Chicago Theatre** Chicago, IL
    Oct 28 State Theater** Minneapolis, MN
    Oct 29 Duluth Entertainment Convention Center** Duluth, MN
    Nov 1 Adler Theater** Davenport, IA
    Nov 2 Fox Theatre** St.Louis, MO
    Nov 4 Verizon Theatre** Grand Prairie, TX
    Nov 5 Music City Texas Theatre** Linden, TX
    Nov 7 Bayou Music Center** Houston, TX
    Nov 8 Bass Concert Hall** Austin, TX
    Nov 10 The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino** Catoosa, OK
    Nov 11 Orpheum Theatre** Wichita, KS
    Nov 12 Orpheum Theatre** Omaha, NE
    Nov 14 Paramount Theatre** Denver, CO
    Nov 15 Pikes Peak Center** Colorado Springs, CO

    † w/ Watkins Family Hour
    †† w/ Tom Brosseau
    * A Prairie Home Companion
    ** special guest of Jackson Browne

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Sara Watkins to Join Jackson Browne As Special Guest on US Tour, Including Newly Announced Fall Dates

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Sara Watkins, who brought her spring tour to a close with three performances over the weekend, has now added a string of new fall dates as special guest of Jackson Browne on his US Acoustic Tour. The tour, which begins this summer on July 14 in Charlotte, North Carolina, runs through mid-August, before picking up again mid-October and ending on November 15 in Colorado Springs. Browne makes a special guest appearance on Watkins' new album, Sun Midnight Sun.

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Sara Watkins, who brought her spring tour to a close with three performances over the weekend—a set supporting Dawes for Friday Cheers in Richmond, Virginia; a headline show at New York's City Winery Saturday; and a Sunday set at the Clearwater Festival—has now added a string of new fall dates as special guest of Jackson Browne on his US Acoustic Tour. The tour, which begins this summer on July 14 in Charlotte, North Carolina, runs through mid-August, before picking up again mid-October and ending on November 15 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Watkins' opening sets will feature songs from her new album, Sun Midnight Sun, released last month on Nonesuch Records, and her self-titled Nonesuch debut album.

Jackson Browne makes a special guest appearance on Sun Midnight Sun, contributing harmony vocals on a number of track, as do Fiona Apple, Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Benmont Tench, and Sean Watkins. The album, produced by Blake Mills, includes songs written by Watkins, several collaborations with Mills, songs by Dan Wilson and Willie Nelson, and a rendition of The Everly Brothers classic “You’re the One I Love,” a duet with Fiona Apple. To pick up a copy, head to the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include instant downloads of the album at checkout.

Highlights on the summer tour include concerts at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville; Filene Center at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia; the Beacon Theatre in New York City; and Cain Park in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The fall leg runs through mid-November, with dates that span from Virginia to Colorado with several stops in between. Fall tour highlights include concerts at Milwaukee's Riverside Theater, the Chicago Theatre, and the Paramount Theater in Denver. Jackson Browne will be donating $1 from each ticket sold on the U.S. Acoustic Tour to charity. Tickets are on-sale now for the summer tour; pre-sales for the fall tour begin this week.

Even before the launch of the Jackson Browne tour, Sara Watkins has several noteworthy performances ahead, including a Watkins Family Hour show and an album release show, both at Largo in Los Angeles, and a return performance on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, broadcast from the Hollywood Bowl. See below for all of Watkins' currently scheduled tour dates. For details, go to nonesuch.com/on-tour.

SARA WATKINS ON TOUR

Jun 30 Largo at the Coronet† Los Angeles, CA
Jul 4 Spirit of the 4th Rancho Bernardo, CA
Jul 6 Levitt Pavilion Pasadena, CA
Jul 10 Largo at the Coronet†† Los Angeles, CA
Jul 13 Hollywood Bowl* Los Angeles, CA
     
Jul 14 Belk Theater, Blumenthal PAC** Charlotte, NC
Jul 15 North Charleston PAC** North Charleston, SC
Jul 17 Peace Center** Greenville, SC
Jul 18 Ryman Auditorium** Nashville, TN
Jul 20 The Carpenter Center** Richmond, VA
Jul 22 Durham PAC** Durham, NC
Jul 23 Filene Center, Wolf Trap** Vienna, VA
Jul 25 Academy of Music** Philadelphia, PA
Jul 26 FloydFest Floyd, VA
Jul 29 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI
Jul 30 Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion** Gilford, NH
Aug 1 Mountain Park** Holyoke, MA
Aug 3-4 Beacon Theatre** New York, NY
Aug 5 MAC Center, Monmouth University** West Long Branch, NJ
Aug 7 Lurhs Performing Arts Center** Shippensburg, PA
Aug 9 Community Arts Center** Williamsport, PA
Aug 11 PNC Pavilion** Cincinnati, OH
Aug 12 Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center** Louisville, KY
Aug 14 Murat Theatre** Indianapolis, IN
Aug 15 Cain Park** Cleveland Heights, OH
     
Sep 1 Four Corners Folk Festival Pagosa Spring, CO
Sep 22 Roots 'n' Blues 'n' BBQ Columbia, MO
     
Oct 15 West Virginia University** Morgantown, WV
Oct 17 Ferguson Center for the Performing Arts** Newport News, VA
Oct 20 Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts** Detroit, MI
Oct 21 The Riverside Theater** Milwaukee, WI
Oct 23 Sangamon Auditorium** Springfield, IL
Oct 25 Morris Performing Arts Center** South Bend, IN
Oct 26 Chicago Theatre** Chicago, IL
Oct 28 State Theater** Minneapolis, MN
Oct 29 Duluth Entertainment Convention Center** Duluth, MN
Nov 1 Adler Theater** Davenport, IA
Nov 2 Fox Theatre** St.Louis, MO
Nov 4 Verizon Theatre** Grand Prairie, TX
Nov 5 Music City Texas Theatre** Linden, TX
Nov 7 Bayou Music Center** Houston, TX
Nov 8 Bass Concert Hall** Austin, TX
Nov 10 The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino** Catoosa, OK
Nov 11 Orpheum Theatre** Wichita, KS
Nov 12 Orpheum Theatre** Omaha, NE
Nov 14 Paramount Theatre** Denver, CO
Nov 15 Pikes Peak Center** Colorado Springs, CO

† w/ Watkins Family Hour
†† w/ Tom Brosseau
* A Prairie Home Companion
** special guest of Jackson Browne

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