MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER CONFIRMS SUMMER TOUR

INCLUDES NORTH AMERICAN PERFORMANES ALONG WITH EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TOURS

“...quietly spellbinding...the music of Ms. Carpenter is an unclassifiable hybrid of pop, folk and country...”—The New York Times

Mary Chapin Carpenter will embark on a series of intimate shows this summer, including dates throughout North America as well as tours in Europe and Australia. See below for complete tour details.

The acoustic trio tour follows a whirlwind few years for Carpenter, whose debut orchestral record, Songs from the Movie, was released last January to widespread acclaim. Recorded at Air Studios in London, the album was arranged and conducted by six-time Grammy Award winner Vince Mendoza (Sting, Diana Krall, Chris Botti, Elvis Costello, Björk, Joni Mitchell) and was produced by Carpenter and Mendoza along with Matt Rollings (Keith Urban, Lyle Lovett). Featured on the album are new interpretations of ten beloved songs by Carpenter, including “Between Here and Gone” and “Come On Come On.” Of Carpenter’s recent performances at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall with the New York Philharmonic, The New York Times praises, “…the orchestral version were open-ended and rhapsodic yet reticent, conjuring emotional subtleties like film scores,” while The Hollywood Reporter asserts, “…a stirring evening of music that provided a rich re-imagining of her lyrically emotive songs.” Additionally, last fall, Carpenter performed a series of special shows in the U.K, including a date at Royal Albert Hall with the London Concert Orchestra. In the past year, she has also performed alongside the L.A. Philharmonic, the National Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, among many others.

Over the course of her career, Carpenter has recorded 13 albums and has sold over 13 million records. With hits like “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” she has won five Grammy Awards (with 15 nominations), two CMA awards and two Academy of Country Music awards for her vocals. Her songs speak to the most personal of life’s details and the most universal.

For further information please contact Asha Goodman (615.320.7753) or Carla Sacks (212.741.1000) at Sacks & Co.



MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER ACOUSTIC TOUR
*Charlottesville Free Clinic Benefit Show with Indigo Girls
†with special guest Aoife O’Donovan
‡with special guest Rose Cousins
§with special guest Tift Merritt
**with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
(additional dates to be announced)

June 21 /// Charlottesville, VA /// nTelos Wireless Pavillion*
June 23 /// Kennett Square, PA /// Longwood Gardens†
June 24 /// Morristown, NJ /// Mayo Performing Arts Center†
June 26 /// Hyannis, MA /// Cape Cod Melody Tent†
June 27 /// Cohasset, MA /// South Shore Music Circus†
June 28 & 29 /// Brownfield, ME /// Stone Mountain Arts Center
June 30 /// Camden, ME /// Camden Opera House
July 1 /// Portsmouth, NH /// The Music Hall
July 2 /// Stowe, VT /// Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center‡
July 3 /// Orillia, ON /// Mariposa Folk Festival
July 11 /// Dublin, Ireland /// National Concert Hall
July 12 /// Donegal, Ireland /// Earagail Arts Festival
July 14 /// Bury St. Edmonds, U.K. /// Apex
July 15 /// Birmingham, U.K. /// Town Hall
July 16 /// Pocklington, U.K. /// Pocklington Arts Centre
July 17 /// Croyden, U.K. /// Fairfiend Halls
July 18 /// Baskingstoke, U.K. /// Anvil Arts
July 19 /// Hatfield, U.K. /// Folk by The Oak
July 21 Durham, U.K. /// The Gala
July 23 /// Bexhill on Sea, U.K. /// The De La Warr Pavillion
July 24 /// Cheltenham, U.K. /// Town Hall
July 25 /// South Barnsley Yorkshire, U.K. /// Under the Stars Festival
July 30 /// Reno, NV /// Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater
July 31 /// Folsom, CA /// Harris Center
August 1 /// Napa, CA /// Uptown Theatre Napa†
August 2 /// San Francisco, CA /// Stern Grove Festival
August 15 /// Lyons, CO /// Rocky Mountain Folks Festival
August 27 /// Sydney, Australia /// Enmore Theatre§
August 28 /// Queensland, Australia /// Gympie Music Muster§
August 29 /// Revesby, Australia /// Whitlam Theatre§
August 30 /// Newcastle, Australia /// Wests New Lambton§
September 1 /// Tamworth, Australia /// Wests§
September 3 /// Bendigo, Australia /// Ulumbarra Theatre§
September 4 /// Melbourne, Australia /// Palais Theatre§
September 5 /// Oakleigh, Australia /// Caravan Music Club§
May 10 /// Cincinnati, OH /// Music Hall**



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