Natalie Merchant

It's been 20 years since former 10,000 Maniacs singer Natalie Merchant released her debut solo album, Tigerlily, and she'll be celebrating that anniversary in a few ways. One way is that she's re-recorded the album (and re-arranged the tracklist) and will release her new version, titled Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings, on November 6 via Nonsuch. The release will be accompanied by a DVD that contains the new documentary on the album, Paradise Is There, A Memoir by Natalie Merchant. A description of that reads:

The film is a memoir-style look at the impact of those songs and the role they have played in shaping not only the artist but her fans as well. Merchant's entire musical career is encapsulated in this very personal film, which delves into the music through live performances, archival footage, and interviews. Her fellow musicians, friends, and impassioned fans share how the songs of Tigerlily have influenced them over the past two decades.

Surrounding its release, the film will also screen in select theaters. NYC gets a screening on October 26 at Sunshine Cinema. At just a few of these screenings, including the NYC one, Natalie will be in the house for a Q&A. Tickets for NYC are on sale now. All screening dates are listed below.

Natalie is also supporting the anniversary and the new releases on a short international tour in March, 2016. That tour includes NYC's Beacon Theatre on March 11. Tickets for the Beacon show go on artist, AmEx and Chase presales today (10/14) at 10 AM. Live Nation/Ticketmaster/local presales start Thursday (10/15) at 10 AM and the general on-sale starts Friday (10/16) at 10 AM.

All tour dates are listed, with the film screening dates and a stream of the new version of "Carnival" and the original version of "San Andreas Fault," below...


Natalie Merchant - "Carnival" (2015)

Natalie Merchant - "San Andreas Fault" (1995)

Natalie Merchant -- 2016 Tour Dates
Mar 8 Warfield Theatre San Francisco, CA
Mar 9 Orpheum Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Mar 11 Beacon Theatre New York, NY
Mar 16 Royal Albert Hall London, UK
Mar 18 UdK Berlin, GERMANY
Mar 20 Tivolivredenburg Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
Mar 21 Cirque Royal Brussels, BELGIUM
Mar 23 Bridgewater Hall Manchester, UK
Mar 24 Olympia Theatre Dublin, IRELAND


Paradise Is There -- 2015 Screenings
Oct 26 Sunshine Cinema (w/Natalie Merchant) New York, NY
Oct 26 Bear Tooth Anchorage, AK
Oct 26 Film Bar Phoenix, AZ
Oct 26 Zeitgest Arts Center New Orleans, LA
Oct 26 Hollywood Theater Portland, OR
Oct 27 Gryphon Theater Laramie, WY
Oct 27 Roxie San Francisco, CA
Oct 27 Time & Space Hudson, NY
Oct 27 Cinema Paradiso Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Oct 28 Ahrya Fine Arts Beverly Hills, CA
Oct 28 NoHo North Hollywood, CA
Oct 28 Claremont Claremont, CA
Oct 28 Playhouse Pasadena, CA
Oct 28, Nov 1 Liberty Theater Camas, WA
Oct 29 Upstate Films (w/Natalie Merchant) Rhineback, NY
Oct 30-Nov 1 Real Arts Ways Hartford, CT
Oct 31, Nov 3 1891 Fredonia Opera House Fredonia, NY
Nov 1 Cleveland Cinemateque Cleveland, OH
Nov 2 Spectrum 8 (w/Natalie Merchant by Skype) Albany, NY
Nov 2 LeFont Film Society Atlanta, GA
Nov 2 Bloor Cinema (w/Natalie Merchant) Toronto, ON
Nov 3 Hollywood Theater Dormont Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 3, 7 Rosendale (w/Natalie Merchant on 11/3) Rosendale, NY
Nov 4 Cinemapolis Ithaca, NY
Nov 4 Texas Theater Dallas, TX
Nov 13, 14 The Dairy Boulder, CO
Nov 17 Jacob Burns Media Center (w/Natalie Merchant) Pleasantville, NY
Nov 18 ArtsQuest Bethlehem, PA

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