Joan Baez announces final North American tour

Folk legend Joan Baez unveiled a 2018 North American tour Monday morning, which she says will be the last of her career. The tour, which will be in support of her new album Whistle Down The Wind (available for streaming here), will begin in Ithaca, New York on September 11 after she finishes up a European leg of the tour that runs from March to August.

“I’m looking forward to being on the road with a beautiful new album of which I am truly proud,” Baez said in a statement. “I welcome the opportunity to share this new music as well as longtime favorites with my audiences around the world.”

Check out the dates below. Visit Baez’s official web site for more information.

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9/11: Ithaca, NY (State Theatre)
09/12: New Haven, CT (Shubert Theater)
09/14: Boston, MA (The Wang Theatre)
09/15: Boston, MA (The Wang Theatre)
09/17: Montreal, QC (Place Des Arts Maison Symphonique)
09/18: Toronto, ON (Roy Thomson Hall)
09/21: New York, NY (Beacon Theatre)
09/22: New York, NY (Beacon Theatre)
09/25: Red Bank, NJ (Count Basie Theatre)
09/26: Philadelphia, PA (Verizon Hall)
09/28: Washington, DC (Warner Theatre)
09/29: Durham, NC (Durham Performing Arts Center)
09/30: Nashville, TN (Ryman Auditorium)
10/02: Ann Arbor, MI (Michigan Theater)
10/03: Cleveland, OH (State Theatre)
10/05: Chicago, IL (Chicago Theatre)
10/06: Minneapolis, MN (State Theatre)
10/24: Denver, CO (Paramount Theatre)
10/25: Santa Fe, NM (The Lensic Performing Arts Center)
10/27: Phoenix, AZ (Celebrity Theatre)
10/28: Tucson, AZ (Fox Tucson Theatre)
10/30: San Diego, CA (Humphreys Concerts)
11/04: Seattle, WA (Benaroya Hall)
11/05: Portland, OR (Revolution Hall)
11/08: Eureka, CA (Arkely Center for the Performing Arts)
11/10: Los Angeles, CA (Royce Hall)
11/15: San Francisco, CA (The Masonic)
11/17: Oakland, CA (Fox Theater Oakland)

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One comment on “Joan Baez announces final North American tour
  1. Glad to see good folk/pop talent from Joan being appreciated as well as that of rock n roll from the 60’s as well as some from the 70’s.
    Yeah, where we had truly good songs with great melodies and lyrics.
    The rock n roll bands of these days should be appreciated too, cause sometimes you gotta wonder, does this and the two generations before even know rock?
    Look at the so-called music and performers on shows the media keeps pushing and showing with noise and the most ridiculous words in songs that I wouldn’t even call lyrics.
    Glad to see McCartney and Jeff Lynne’s ELO going on tour this year too by the way.
    That we can dig

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