Jackson Browne Announces Second Leg Of 2011 Solo Acoustic Tour

jackson Jackson Browne Announces Second Leg Of 2011 Solo Acoustic Tour

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jackson Browne[/lastfm] has announced his 2011 tour dates and he’ll be stopping by the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor on April 20!

Jackson’s will perform an acoustic set, varying it each night but always ranging from his entire body of work!

Tickets go on sale Friday, January 28 at  10 a.m. at Livenation.com and all Ticket Master locations. Purchase by phone at 800-745-3000.

Press Release:

January 24, 2011: Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne begins the second leg of his 2011 Solo Acoustic Tour with shows in Canada starting March 25 in Victoria, BC. The Canadian itinerary runs through April 18, and is followed by several Midwest US dates including April 20 at Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater.

Reserved seats for the April 20, 7:30pm concert at The Michigan Theater, priced at $76 & $50.50, go on sale Friday, January 28, 10am at Livenation.com and all Ticket Master locations. By phone at 800-745-3000

Jackson Browne’s 2011 solo acoustic tour begins its first leg next month in California. Playing guitar and piano, he will perform songs from his entire body of work, with varying set lists each night. One of the many guitars Jackson will be bringing on the road this time is the just-released Gibson Acoustic Jackson Browne Signature acoustic guitar. The handmade instrument, inspired by Gibson’s legendary 1930s-era Roy Smeck model, is the first guitar to bear Jackson Browne’s name.

The intimacy of Jackson’s solo performances has been captured on two live albums—the GRAMMY®-nominated Jackson Browne—Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1 (2005), and Jackson Browne—Solo Acoustic, Vol. 2 (2008), both released on Inside Recordings. In Rolling Stone’s four-star review of Vol. 2, Anthony DeCurtis wrote, “Between songs, Browne speaks about his life and music with moving candor…This is Browne at his best, engaging his audience, his own experiences and the world around him, all in songs that will not lose their resonance any time soon.”

In 2009 and 2010, Jackson’s tours served as proto types to Bandit Lites, using 100% LED rigs, which helped the development of the new GRNLite technology. Using GRNLite technology, the Bandit Lites’ rigs greatly reduce energy consumption.

Since 2008, Jackson’s tours have strived to be plastic-free both onstage and backstage. It’s estimated that since 2008, through approximately 150 band shows and 50 solo acoustic dates, his tours have saved more than 50,738 plastic bottles from landfills and ocean gyres. In 2010, Jackson joined with Brita’s FilterForGood movement, making Brita Hydration Stations available to dispense filtered water, free-of-charge, to concert attendees. Jackson is a member of the Plastic Pollution Coalition (www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org), a global alliance of individuals, organizations and businesses working to stop single use plastic and its toxic impacts on humans, animals and the environment.

Pre-sales for the just-announced dates begin January 25 at noon Pacific.
For special benefit seating, visit http://www.guacfund.org.

For a full list of tour dates and on-sale information, please visit: www.jacksonbrowne.com

Jackson Browne 2011 Solo Acoustic Tour Dates (additional dates to be added shortly):

3/25/11 Victoria, BC Save On Foods Centre
3/26/11 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth Theatre
3/28/11 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
3/29/11 Calgary, AB Jack Singer Concert Hall
3/31/11 Saskatoon, SK TCU Place
4/2/11 Winnipeg, MB Manitoba Centennial Centre
4/3/11 Thunder Bay, ON Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
4/5/11 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
4/6/11 Hamilton, ON Hamilton Place Theatre
4/8/11 Kingston, ON K-Rock Centre
4/9/11 Montreal, QC Place des Arts
4/11/11 Moncton, NB The Centre at Casino New Brunswick
4/12/11 Halifax, NS Halifax Metro Centre
4/14/11 St. John’s, NL Mile One Stadium
4/17/11 Ottawa, ON Southam at National Arts Centre
4/18/11 London, ON John Labatt Centre
4/20/11 Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater
4/21/11 Grand Rapids, MI Devos Hall
4/23/11 Hammond, IN The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

Keep up with Jackson at jacksonbrowne.com


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