A cast of stellar musicians will embark on a 12-date fall tour to celebrate The bandThe 1976 Farewell Concert The last waltz.
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Announced on Wednesday, The Last Waltz Tour 2019: a celebration of The Band's historic farewell concert will be produced by Blackbird presents‘ Robbie robertson (from the band), Sebastian RobertsonY Keith Wortman. The tour will begin with a show in The Capitol Theater in Port Chester, NY on November 5 and continues throughout the month before ending November 21 with a concert in Chicago, IL Chicago Theater. Robertson will join along the November walk by Warren Haynes, Don was, Jamey JohnsonY Lukas Nelson, in addition to John Medeski, Terence Higgins Y Mark Mullins and the Dike horns.
The Last Waltz Tour 2019 – Video teaser
The tour will also feature appearances of Cyril Neville (The Meters, Neville Brothers) in addition to Dave Malone Y Bob Margolin from The Radiators, who acted alongside Muddy waters in the original presentation of Last Waltz of the blues guitarist.
The next series of shows acts as an extension of the two sold out nights of Blackbird Presents The Last Waltz New Orleans concert event in 2016, and The 40th Anniversary Tour of the Last Waltz in 2017
"It is an honor that the musical celebration of The Last Waltz and the Band continues today," Robertson said in a statement to accompany the announcement of Wednesday's tour. "Blackbird Presents and this extraordinary alignment of talents make me proud to be part of this continuous and wonderful tradition."
Keith Wortman of Blackbird Presents also mentioned: “We are excited to work closely with Robbie, Warren, Don and our incredible training of musicians and special guests in the last incarnation of The Last Waltz Tour. This year's tour will introduce fans to some very special arrangements never before heard of the clbadic successes of that Thanksgiving night in 1976. "
Tickets for the tour will go on sale on Friday, September 6 at 10 a.m. local. Go here to know the details of the tour and the ticket information
The last waltz tour 2019 Tour Dates
November 5 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theater
November 6 – Red Bank, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Health Theater
November 7 – Hampton Beach, NH – Ballroom Casino
November 8 – Wallingford, CT – Toyota Oakdale Theater
November 10 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theater
November 11 – Reading, PA – Santander Performing Arts Center
November 14 – Washington, DC – MGM National Harbor
November 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Tower Theater
November 17 – San Agustin, FL – San Agustin Amphitheater
November 18 – Durham, NC – Durham PAC
November 20 – St. Louis, MO – Stifel Theater
November 21 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theater
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