Norah Jones & Mavis Staples Teaming for Summer Tour

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Singer-songwriter Norah Jones has announced a spring-summer 2020 tour of the U.S. with the legendary R&B singer Mavis Staples. Tickets purchased on the tour include a physical copy of Jones’ soon-to-be-announced seventh solo album (*dates noted below). The tour includes shows at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles (May 22) and Celebrate Brooklyn in New York City (July 28).

Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 28 at 10 a.m. local time. Buy tickets here.

Jones has also announced upcoming festival performances at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (April 26), Beach Road Weekend on Martha’s Vineyard (July 24), and the Newport Jazz Festival (August 7). Jones and Staples recently collaborated on the single “I’ll Be Gone.”

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NORAH JONES – 2020 TOUR DATES (Buy tickets here or here)
Apr 26 – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – New Orleans, LA
May 10 – A Day In The Vines – Spicewood, TX w/ Patti Griffin, Mavis Staples & Sir Woman
May 12 – Sandia Amphitheater – Albuquerque, NM* w/ Mavis Staples
May 14 – Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater – Tucson, AZ* w/ Mavis Staples
May 15 – Arizona Federal Theatre – Phoenix, AZ* w/ Mavis Staples
May 16 – Fantasy Springs Resort – Indio, CA w/ Mavis Staples
May 20 – Open Air Theatre – San Diego, CA* w/ Mavis Staples
May 22 – Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA* w/ Mavis Staples
Jul 22 – Thompson’s Point – Portland, ME w/ Mavis Staples
Jul 23 – Burlington Waterfront Park – Burlington, VT w/ Mavis Staples
Jul 24 – Beach Road Weekend – Vineyard Haven, MA
Jul 28 – Celebrate Brooklyn – Brooklyn, NY* w/ Mavis Staples
Aug 01 – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – Bethel, NY* w/ Mavis Staples
Aug 04 – MECU Pavilion – Baltimore, MD* w/ Mavis Staples
Aug 05 – CMAC/Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center – Canandaigua, NY* w/ Mavis Staples
Aug 07 – Newport Jazz Festival – Newport, RI

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*Tickets are bundled with a physical copy of Norah’s soon-to-be-announced seventh solo album

The announcement included this brief bio of Jones: “Norah Jones first emerged on the world stage with the February 2002 release of Come Away With Me, her self-described ‘moody little record’ that introduced a singular new voice and grew into a global phenomenon, sweeping the 2003 Grammy Awards. Since then, Norah has sold 50 million albums worldwide and become a nine-time Grammy winner. She has released a series of critically acclaimed and commercially successful solo albums—Feels Like Home (2004), Not Too Late (2007), The Fall (2009), Little Broken Hearts (2012) and Day Breaks (2016)—as well as albums with her collective bands Puss N Boots, the Little Willies and El Madmo.

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“The 2010 compilation …Featuring Norah Jones showcased her incredible versatility by collecting her collaborations with artists as diverse as Willie Nelson, Outkast, Herbie Hancock and Foo Fighters. With Day Breaks, Norah returned to her jazz roots while also proving her to be this era’s quintessential American artist, the purveyor of an unmistakably unique sound that weaves together the threads of several bedrock styles of American music: country, folk, rock, soul, jazz. Most recently, Jones has released a series of eclectic singles including collaborations with artists and friends such as Mavis Staples, Jeff Tweedy, Thomas Bartlett, Tarriona Tank Ball, Rodrigo Amarante and Brian Blade. The 2019 singles collection Begin Again gathered seven snapshots of creativity from one of the music world’s most versatile and consistently intriguing artists.”

Listen to “I’ll Be Gone” featuring Norah Jones and Mavis Staples

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