Tanglewood Announces New Concerts

January 27th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg

Concerts by Natalie Merchant and the Avett Brothers have been added to the popular artist concert series at Tanglewood’s Koussevitzky Music Shed in Lenox this summer.

Merchant – who began her career with alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs in 1981 before launching her solo career – has released seven solo albums, including the recent Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings, which came out in 2015. She will perform at Tanglewood at 7pm on Sunday, July 2 with tickets priced from $16.50-$109.

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Americana favorites the Avett Brothers released their ninth studio album, True Sadness, in the summer of 2016. The album topped the Billboard charts and landed the band a pair of Grammy nominations. The band will take the Tanglewood stage at 7pm on Friday, September 1 with tickets priced from $16-$89.

Tickets for both shows are slated to go on sale to the general public at 10am on Sunday (January 29).