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John Prine announces 2018 tour dates w/ Sturgill Simpson, Kurt Vile, & Margo Price

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John Prine at Newport Folk Festival 2017 (more by Ben Stas)

Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine will be hitting the road next spring, where he’ll be performing songs from his as-of-yet untitled forthcoming album — which will be his first consisting of original material in 13 years. On this tour, John will be playing some shows with very notable artists, which includes a co-headlining show with Sturgill Simpson at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall on April 13. Tickets go on sale Friday (11/8), with various presales beginning Wednesday (11/6).

His other dates include a Philadelphia show with Kurt Vile at Merriam Theatre on April 14 (tickets), a Norfolk, VA show with Margo Price (who just played NPR’s 10th-anniversary show) at Chrysler Hall on June 2 (tickets), and more. Apart from a date in Kentucky, each ticket sold from the tour will include a CD copy of John’s upcoming album. More tour dates, along with details on John’s upcoming LP, are still to come. All dates are listed below.

You can watch Kurt Vile introduce John’s recently-published book, John Prine Beyond Words, and briefly cover “That’s the Way the World Goes Round,” below.

Sturgill Simpson, meanwhile, has a couple festival dates lined up for 2018, and those are listed below as well.

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John Prine – 2018 Tour Dates
April 13 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall*
April 14 Philadelphia, PA Merriam Theatre†
April 25 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theatre
April 27 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
April 28 Champaign, IL Virginia Theatre
May 11 Beaver Dam, KY Beaver Dam Amphitheater (tickets excluded from album bundle)
May 12 Indianapolis, IN Clowes Hall
May 19 San Diego, CA Balboa Theatre
May 23 Folsom, CA Harris Center
May 24 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
June 2 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall‡

*co-headline with Sturgill Simpson (solo)
†with very special guest Kurt Vile
‡with very special guest Margo Price

Sturgill Simpson – 2018 Tour Dates
Mar 17 Pot of Gold Music Festival Chandler, AZ
Apr 13 Radio City Music Hall New York, NY (with John Prine)
Apr 20 Sweetwater 420 Festival Atlanta, GA

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