Nonesuch Records is re-releasing Emmylou Harris’ 1995 album Wrecking Ball in a three-disc set. Read Gillian’s beautiful liner notes to the album at Paste Magazine.com.
Gillian’s liner notes to Emmylou’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ re-release
New pictures in Backlog
Just added some new pictures to the “Backlog” photo gallery, featuring pics of Gillian in the studio with Glyn Johns for a Benmont Tench session. Check it out!
Announcing 8 New Tour Dates in April
Gillian Welch returns to the road for eight shows this spring, beginning April 22 at the Orange Peel in Asheville, NC, and wrapping up on April 30 at the Tivoli in Chattanooga, TN. The spur-of-the-moment Southeast US jaunt also includes stops in Charlotte, Charleston, Roanoke, Charlottesville, Durham, and Bristol.
Gillian and musical partner Dave Rawlings released the critically acclaimed The Harrow and the Harvest in 2011 on Acony Records. They will be performing songs from their entire catalog over the course of two acoustic sets at these special “evening with” concerts.
photo: Katherine Rose for the Guardian.
Tue 4/22 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel SOLD OUT Thu 4/24 – Charlottesville, VA – Paramount Theater SOLD OUT
Dave Rawlings Machine announces Summer Tour dates
Dave Rawlings Machine’s barnstorming 2013 lineup is back for six nights only this summer, beginning June 18 in Boulder, CO, followed by Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and finishing up on June 27 at Nashville, TN’s legendary Ryman Auditorium. Gillian Welch, John Paul Jones, Willie Watson and Paul Kowert will join Dave Rawlings for an evening of distinctive picking, high lonesome songs and many other high caliber acoustic entertainments.
All tour dates (save Telluride) are on sale Friday, March 21, at 10am local time. Complete tour dates are below.
Fri 6/20 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Bluegrass Festival – SOLD OUT
Gill and Dave featured on new Benmont Tench album
Keyboardist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and renowned sideman Benmont Tench is coming out with his first solo album, You Should Be So Lucky on February 18th. The first single from that record, “Blonde Girl, Blue Dress,” features Gill and Dave on vocals, Tom Petty on bass, and Ringo Starr on tambourine. You can hear the track on RollingStone.com or by clicking below.
Review of Showtime’s Another Day, Another Time
The Showtime concert film Another Day, Another Time premiered on Friday night to rave reviews. Here’s a great piece about the film on Examiner.com
If you missed it, the concert continues to air on Showtime, and can also be watched by subscribers via mobile devices on Showtime Anytime. More info can be found on the Showtime.com.
Gillian featured in Showtime’s Another Day/Another Time
Gillian and Dave Rawlings Machine are both featured in the trailer for the upcoming Showtime Networks special, ANOTHER DAY/ANOTHER TIME: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF “INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS”. The concert film will air on Fri, Dec 13, 10:00 PM ET/PT on Showtime. Click the image above to watch the full trailer!
Dave Rawlings Machine Fall Tour – 4 Shows Left
The Dave Rawlings Machine Fall Tour, featuring Dave Rawlings, Gillian Welch, John Paul Jones, Willie Watson, and Paul Kowert, kicked off last Wednesday with a bang in Knoxville, TN. If you missed the first show, here’s a great review from American Songwriter.com. There’s another review of the Atlanta show on the blog allthingsthataregood.com.
There are still 4 shows left on this very special tour! Cat’s Cradle tonight is sold out, but there are still a few tickets left in Charlotte, Athens, and Birmingham.
Sun 11/24 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle – SOLD OUT
Dave Rawlings Machine Tour Kicks Off In Knoxville
The DRM tour began Wednesday night in Knoxville, and the reviews are rolling in! Check out this one from AmericanSongwriter.com