OK, here’s how it’s shaping up today on The Egg’s concert calendar – three new concert announcements, one cancellation and one postponement.
Yeah, if you’re a music fan, you really gotta pay close attention to these kinds of things if you wanna keep these things straight. And of course, Nippertown.com is your concert info headquarters, so…
Here’s the deal on the concert updates at The Egg:
Tuesday, May 9, 8pm
$37.50, $47.50 & $55: on sale at 11am on Friday
Since her breakthrough recording Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, Lucinda Williams‘ contemporary rock and country sound has won universal acclaim and multiple Grammy Awards and continues to be a creative force. In her most recent recording, The Ghosts of Highway 20, Williams takes a look at how the highway has been a literal and figurative backdrop throughout her entire life, while continuing to build on her foundation of remarkably personal songs.
Friday, May 12, 8:30pm
$59.50, $74.50 & $99.50; on sale on Friday (March 17)
Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a multiple Grammy Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart, and another 14 landing in the Top 10. He received the Artist of the Year award at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony. Yoakam performs in support of his recent bluegrass album Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars.
Friday, June 16, 8pm
$29.50; on sale at 11am on Friday (March 17)
Bobby Whitlock’s songwriting, vocals, and keyboard work were immortalized on the classic Derek & the Dominos album Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs, in addition to lending his soulful vocals to Delaney & Bonnie, Sam & Dave, Booker T. & the MGs, George Harrison, John Lennon, Dr. John and the Rolling Stones before embarking on his solo career. At The Egg, Whitlock will perform with his trio featuring saxophonist CoCo Carmel playing songs from Layla and his solo career, including his most recent album, Carnival Live from Austin.
THE HIGH KINGS
Originally scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, March 14) at 7:30pm
Postponed to Thursday, September 21, 7:30pm
Due to the winter storm warning, the concert by the High Kings has been postponed and will now take place on Thursday, September 21. All tickets purchased for tonight’s concert will be honored on the September 21 date.
Originally scheduled for Friday, June 30
The concert by Rodriguez – the subject of the 2012 Academy Award-winning documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” – has been cancelled.
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