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Loudon Wainwright III Tour

SOURCE: Published: 2010-01-11

Loudon Wainwright III

Fresh from his Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy nomination for High Wide and Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project (2nd Story Sound Records), Loudon Wainwright III will tour throughout 2010 to support the highly acclaimed two-CD package.

On the lavishly packaged set, Wainwright performs the beguiling ballads, blues and novelty songs of country pioneer Poole, as well as nine new songs about the singer and picker's life and times, written specially for the album. High Wide & Handsome features such acoustic music luminaries as Chris Thile, Geoff Muldaur and Rob Moose, along with Wainwright's distinguished extended family members: Martha Wainwright and Rufus Wainwright, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Sloan Wainwright, Maggie Roche, Terre Roche and Suzzy Roche.

Check out Robert Christgau's review, which aired recently on NPR's All Things Considered, here.

Loudon Wainwright III Tour Dates

01/15/10 Fri Rubin Museum of Art New York, NY
01/16/10 Sat The Center for Arts in Natick Natick, MA
01/27/10 Wed Barns at Wolftrap Vienna, VA
01/28/10 Thu Rams Head On Stage Annapolis, MD
01/29/10 Fri Fairfield Theatre Stage One Fairfield, CT
01/30/10 Sat Center for the Arts Homer, NY
02/09/10 Tue Largo Los Angeles, CA
02/11/10 Thu Kuumbwa Jazz Center Santa Cruz, CA
02/12/10 Fri Mystic Theatre Petaluma, CA
02/13/10 Sat Freight & Salvage Coffee House Berkeley, CA
03/25/10 Thu Tupelo Music Hall Londonderry, NH
03/26/10 Fri One Longfellow Square Portland, ME
04/30/10 Fri Gamble Rogers Folk Festival St. Augustine, FL

05/01/10 Sat The Plaza Theatre Orlando, FL
05/14/10 Fri Sellersville Theater 1894 Sellersville, PA
05/15/10 Sat Irvington Town Hall Theater Irvington, NY
05/28/10 Fri The Strawberry Music Festival Yosemite National Park, CA
06/11/10 Fri Boulton Center for the Performing Arts Bay Shore, NY
06/12/10 Sat Stephen Talkhouse Amagansett, NY 09/24/10 Fri Duke University Durham, NC
12/04/10 Sat Center for the Arts Homer, NY

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