BONNIE RAITT HITS THE ROAD IN 2022 WITH THE ‘JUST COMME ÇA…’ TOUR JUNE 8 STEVEN TANGER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY APRIL 29
RAITT WILL BE JOINED BY MEMBERS OF LONGTIME TOURING BAND WITH SPECIAL GUEST LUCINDA WILLIAMS
Bonnie Raitt will return to the stage with Just like that… a 2022 nationwide tour kicking off in April and continuing through November, which includes music from her long-awaited new studio album, ‘Just like that…’ Raitt said, “I’m thrilled to share the stage with Lucinda. Having been a fan from afar for years, it’s great that we can finally tour together. Can’t wait to hit the road!”
Tickets for the June 8 show at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts go on sale Friday, April 29 at 10 a.m. at ticketmaster.com
Continuing a longstanding tradition in collaboration with The Guacamole Fund and Raitt’s green highway campaign, one dollar from every ticket purchased will be donated to local, regional and national organizations whose work focuses on safe and sustainable energy, social justice and human rights, environmental protection and the blues/music education.
The full list of 2022 tour dates, including fan presale information and special benefit seats, is listed atwww.bonnieraitt.com.
ABOUT BONNIE RAITT
Bonnie Raitt is a singer, songwriter and guitarist whose unique style blends blues, R&B, rock and pop. After 20 years as a cult favorite, she rose to the top in the early 90s with her GRAMMY award-winning albums, “Nick of Time” and “Luck of the Draw”, which featured hits, “Something To Talk About” and “I can’t make you love me” among others. The ten-time Grammy winner was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and Rolling Stone named the slide guitar ace one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” and one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time”.
Raitt’s widely acclaimed 2012 independent release, “Slipstream”, has sold over a quarter of a million copies, making it one of the best-selling independent albums, and earned Raitt his 10th Grammy Award (Best American Album). In February 2016, Raitt released his highly anticipated 20th album, ‘Dig In Deep’ (Redwing Records.) Touring for much of 2017-2019, Raitt and his band performed overseas in Australia, New Zealand as well as Canada before spending the summers touring as James Taylor’s backing in stadiums and arenas across the US, UK and Europe.
Known for her lifelong commitment to social activism as well as her music, Raitt has long been involved in the environmental movement, performing concerts around oil, nuclear power, mining, water and protecting forests since the mid-1970s. She was a founding member of MUSE (Musicians United for Safe Energy) which produced the landmark concerts, album and film NO NUKES and continues to work on energy issues safe in addition to the protection of the environment, social justice and human rights, as well as the rights of creators. and music education.
ABOUT LUCINDA WILLIAMS
Williams has come a long way since her 1979 debut Ramblin’ on My Mind, followed by Happy Woman Blues, her first album of originals released forty years ago in 1980. (She says she’s still ” the same girl” except now “I have a bigger fan base and I can afford to stay in better hotels.”) Over the course of fourteen remarkable albums, three Grammy awards and countless accolades, including Time’s Songwriter of the Year of 2001, Williams is one of our most revered. artists, appreciated for her singular voice and her extraordinary songs. His recent double albums, Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014) and Ghosts of Highway 20 (2016), released on his own label, have received some of the best reviews of his career.
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