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Cyndi Lauper covering country classics on new LP, touring with Boy George

Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper has a new album on the way, titled Detour, that features her taking on country classics from the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. Guests include Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Jewel, and Alison Krauss. The LP’s out May 6 and you can stream her takes of Wanda Jackson’s “Funnel of Love” and Guy Mitchell’s “Heartaches by the Number” — and check out the album art/tracklist — below.

She’ll be heading out on tour this spring, with a run of shows with fellow ’80s icon Boy George, including a NYC show at Beacon Theatre on May 25. Tickets for the Beacon Theatre show are currently on Cyndi Lauper fanclub presale, with an artist presale beginning Tuesday (3/8) at 10 AM (password: CYNDITOUR2016) and a venue presale beginning Thursday (3/10) at 10 AM, and they’ll go on sale to the general public beginning Friday (3/11) at 10 AM.

All dates are listed below.

Cyndi Lauper Detour LP

Cyndi Lauper – Detour tracklist:
1. “Funnel Of Love”
2. “Detour” – Featuring Emmylou Harris
3. “Misty Blue”
4. “Walkin’ After Midnight”
5. “Heartaches By The Number”
6. “The End Of The World”
7. “Night Life” – Featuring Willie Nelson
8. “Begging To You”
9. “You’re The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly” – Featuring Vince Gill
10. “I Fall To Pieces”
11. “I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart” – Featuring Jewel
12. “Hard Candy Christmas” – Featuring Alison Krauss

Lauper tour poster

Cyndi Lauper – 2016 Tour Dates
May 9 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
May 11 Louisville, KY Palace Theatre
May 13 Pittsburgh, PA Carnegie Music Hall Homestead
May 14 Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater
May 16 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
May 17 Cleveland, OH Hard Rock Live
May 20 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun w/ Boy George
May 21 Boston, MA Wang Center w/ Boy George
May 25 New York, NY Beacon Theatre w/ Boy George
May 28 Bethlehem, PA Sands Bethlehem Events Center w/ Boy George
May 29 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata w/ Boy George
Jun 1 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap Filene Center w/ Boy George
Jun 2 Charleston, SC Charleston Music Hall
Jun 4 Raleigh, NC Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Jun 5 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Symphony Hall
Jun 8 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
Jun 9 Orlando, FL Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Jun 11 Boca Raton, FL Mizner Park Ampthitheatre
Jun 12 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheater
Jul 3 Vienna, , Austria Jazz Fest Wien
Jul 6 Rome , Italy Parco Della Musica – Auditorium Cavea
Jul 7 Torino , Italy GRU Village

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