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Paul Simon, Mavis Staples & Richard Thompson added to Joan Baez’s 75th birthday show at Beacon Theatre

photo: Paul Simon at Webster Hall in 2011 (more by Ryan Barkan)
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Folk veteran Joan Baez recently announced a 75th birthday show happening at NYC’s Beacon Theatre on January 27 with a very impressive list of guests, and that list just got even more impressive. Paul Simon, Mavis Staples and Richard Thompson were added to the lineup, which already includes Emmylou Harris, Judy Collins, Jackson Browne, Indigo Girls and many more. Tickets are still available. Joan Baez also added several other dates, which are listed below.

Mavis Staples just announced a new album with original songs written by Nick Cave, Neko Case, Justin Vernon, tUnE-yArDs and more. And this show explains the absence of a NYC date on her tour.

Joan Baez — 2016 Tour Dates
January 27 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
January 30 Ann Arbor, MI Hill Auditorium
February 27 Toronto, ON Koerner Hall
February 28 Ithaca, NY State Theater
March 1 Concord, NH Capitol Center for the Arts
March 3 New Haven, CT Shubert Theatre
March 5 Burlington, VT Flynn Center
March 6 Englewood, NJ Bergen PAC
March 8 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
March 9 Frederick, MD Weinberg Center for the Arts
March 12 Lexington, KY Lexington Opera House
March 16 Charleston, SC Charleston Music Hall
March 17 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Symphony Hall
March 19 Birmingham, AL Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center
March 20 Durham, NC Page Auditorium at Duke University
March 23 Wilmington, DE The Grand
March 25 Albany, NY The Egg
March 26 Buffalo, NY Asbury Hall

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