Seven months after collaborating on a song together, Norah Jones and Mavis Staples will embark on a joint U.S. tour.
The singers, who partnered in October 2019 for the new track “I’ll Be Gone,” will kick off the first half of their U.S. tour on May 10th in Spicewood, Texas, and wrap May 22nd at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre. The pair will then reconvene two months later in Portland, Maine, on July 22nd for another string of dates that concludes in Canandaigua, New York, on August 5th.
The trek is bookended by a pair of Jones festival dates, April 26th at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and August 7th at the Newport Jazz Festival. Tickets for the non-festival shows go on sale February 28th; each ticket will be accompanied with a physical copy of Jones’ soon-to-be-announced new album.
“The first time I met Mavis she held my hand and we sang side-by-side to honor Paul McCartney,” Jones said in a statement when “I’ll Be Gone” was released. “She is a beacon of love and light. It is always an honor, a pleasure and a dream come true to sing with her. I hope we get to do more of it.”
Norah Jones & Mavis Staples Tour Dates
April 26 – New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
May 10 – Spicewood, TX @ A Day In The Vines
May 12 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sandia Amphitheater
May 14 – Tucson, AZ @ Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater
May 15 – Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theatre
May 16 – Indio, CA @ Fantasy Springs Resort
May 20 – San Diego, CA @ Open Air Theatre
May 22 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre
July 22 – Portland, ME @ Thompson’s Point
July 23 – Burlington, VT @ Burlington Waterfront Park
July 24 – Vineyard Haven, MA @ Beach Road Weekend
July 28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Celebrate Brooklyn
August 1 – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
August 4 – Baltimore, MD @ MECU Pavilion
August 5 – Canandaigua, NY @ CMAC/Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
August 7 – Newport, RI @ Newport Jazz Festival
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