John Prine announces 2018 tour dates

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John Prine has announced a set of 2018 tour dates. The tour will kick off on April 13th in New York at Radio City Music Hall with Sturgill Simpson (solo), and from there he’ll head West with dates at Philadelphia’s Merriam Theatre on April 14, Chicago’s Chicago Theatre on April 27, San Francisco’s Warfield on May 24 and Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall on June 2.

Tickets will be available for pre-sale beginning Wednesday, December 6 with general on-sale starting Friday, December 8. See below for complete details. Every ticket sold for these upcoming shows will include a copy of Prine’s forthcoming record (CD only). More information about the album—Prine’s first of original music in 13 years—will be announced soon.

The landmark tour and new album follow a noteworthy 2017, which included an Americana Music Honors & Awards “Artist of the Year” award and saw the release of Prine’s debut book, John Prine Beyond Words. Released on his own independent label, Oh Boy Records, the songbook includes a selection of favorites songs, photographs and stories from Prine’s beloved catalogue. More info is available here.

April 13—New York, NY—Radio City Music Hall*
April 14—Philadelphia, PA—Merriam Theatre†
April 25—Milwaukee, WI—Riverside Theatre
April 27—Chicago, IL—Chicago Theatre
April 28—Champaign, IL—Virginia Theatre
May 11—Beaver Dam, KY—Beaver Dam Amphitheater
May 12—Indianapolis, IN—Clowes Hall
May 19—San Diego, CA—Balboa Theatre
May 23—Folsom, CA—Harris Center
May 24—San Francisco, CA—The Warfield
June 2—Norfolk, VA—Chrysler Hall‡

*co-headline with Sturgill Simpson (solo)
†with very special guest Kurt Vile
‡with very special guest Margo Price

additional tour dates to be announced