Paul Simon will launch a national tour for upcoming studio album, So Beautiful or So What, on April 15 in Seattle, Washington. According to the press release, Simon will be playing hits that span from his entire career, including several songs that have been previously neglected live. Simon will also be the guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon for two nights on April 6 and 7.
Simon’s touring band includes guitarist Vincent Nguini, drummer Jim Oblon, pianist Mick Rossi, saxophonist/keyboardist Andrew Snitzer, bassist Bakithi Kumalo, guitarist Mark Stewart, master percussionist Jamey Haddad and multi-instrumentalist Tony Cedras.
Elvis Costello has been tapped to pen the liner notes to So Beautiful or So What, due April 12 from Hear Music/Concord Music Group.
Paul Simon tour dates:
|4/15/11||Seattle, WA||WAMU Theater||11-Mar||10:00am||Ticketmaster|
|4/20/11||Los Angeles, CA||Pantages Theatre||13-Mar||10:00am||Ticketmaster|
|4/21/11||Los Angeles, CA||Pantages Theatre||13-Mar||10:00am||Ticketmaster|
|4/25/11||San Francisco, CA||Davies Symphony Hall||13-Mar||10:00am||Ticketmaster|
|4/26/11||Oakland, CA||Fox Theatre||13-Mar||10:00am||Ticketmaster|
|5/2/11||Minneapolis, MN||Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium||12-Mar||11:00am||Ticketmaster|
|5/6/11||Toronto, ON||Massey Hall||11-Mar||10:00am||Livenation.com|
|5/10/11||New York, NY||The Beacon Theatre||11-Mar||9:00am||Ticketmaster|
|5/11/11||New York, NY||The Beacon Theatre||11-Mar||9:00am||Ticketmaster|
|5/17/11||Chicago, IL||Chicago Theatre||12-Mar||11:00am||Ticketmaster|
|5/19/11||Nashville, TN||Ryman Auditorium||11-Mar||10:00am||Ticketmaster|
|5/22/11||Gulf Shores, AL||Hangout Festival||on sale now||HangoutMusicFest.com|
|5/25/11||Washington DC||DAR Constitution Hall||11-Mar||10:00am||Ticketmaster|
|5/28/11||Atlantic City, NJ||The Borgata||12-Mar||10:00am||TheBorgata.com|
|5/29/11||Mashantucket, CT||MGM Grand Theatre @ Foxwoods||11-Mar||9:00am||Foxwoods.com|
|6/1/11||Boston, MA||Wang Theatre||12-Mar||10:00am|