Thursday, August 9, 2012
Jackson Browne to appear at Music City Texas in November
Jackson will perform songs from his entire body of work.
LINDEN Tickets went on sale this week for the Jackson Browne and Sara Watkins show to be held in early November at Music City Texas Theater in Linden.
The tickets are a little pricey for East Texas, at $100 a pop. But considering when the next opportunity to see this musical legend in such an intimate venue may present itself might cause fans to take a deep breath and pony up. No doubt the 400 seats or so that are available will be sold out long before November.
With the addition of four talented musicians, Jackson Browne's 2012 Acoustic Tour show promises to deliver a very special evening. Playing guitar and piano, Jackson will be joined by guitarist Val McCallum and percussionist Fritz Lewak to perform songs from his entire body of work. Singer-songwriter and fiddle player Sara Watkins' set will feature Sean Watkins on guitar and Tyler Chester on acoustic bass.
Announcing this lineup, a spokesperson for Jackson Browne said "Since Jackson has essentially incorporated Sara into his set, there are eventually 6 people on stage." The intimate nature of Music City Texas Theater's venue will provide the setting for what is sure to be a concert experience to remember.
Sara Watkins along with brother Sean first gained recognition as a founding members of the GRAMMY-winning trio Nickel Creek. Sun Midnight Sun, the second solo album from the acclaimed singer, songwriter, and fiddle player was released in May. “I’m really excited to have Sara joining me on this tour,” says Jackson. “We've played together a number of times in the last few years, and it's always been a thrill for me. I'm floored by her amazing instrumental virtuosity and by her beautiful voice, and most of all, I love her songs.”
Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He was honored with induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2007.
Jackson will be donating $1 from each ticket sold on the 2012 U.S. Acoustic Tour to charity.