Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Plant/Krauss news

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss share the stage together in an upcoming episode of CMT Crossroads. The show premieres Mon., Feb. 11 @ 7 pm CT. Check local listings for time and channel in your area. They will perform their own songs as well as songs from their new album, Raising Sand (Rounder). T-Bone Burnett, who produced Raising Sand, will join Plant and Krauss on stage. Their appearance on CMT should serve as a preview of the duo's forthcoming U. S. tour slated to begin April 20. Burnett will accompany the pair on the road. Confirmed tour dates are as follows:

4/20/08 - Louisville, KY - Palace Theater
4/22/08 - Knoxville, TN - Knoxville Civic Coliseum
4/23/08 - Chattanooga, TN - Memorial Auditorium
4/26/08 - Birmingham, AL - BJCC Arena

Additional North American dates for June and July will be announced soon. According to Rounder Records' website, tickets for the shows listed above are now on sale. Regards, Clyde.

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