The Chieftains: New Album w/Bon Iver, Decemberists, U.S. Tour

THE CHIEFTAINS CELEBRATE 50 YEARS WITH
STAR STUDDED VOICE OF AGES DUE FEBRUARY 21 2012

The Chieftains, the world's most celebrated traditional Irish band, will mark their 50th anniversary with the release of Voice of Ages on February 21 2012 (Hear/Concord).

An imaginative collaboration featuring a dazzling collection of like-minded musical visionaries and kindred spirits, Voice of Ages, produced by Paddy Moloney and T Bone Burnett, features The Chieftains teaming with stars from the worlds of indie-rock (Bon Iver, The Decemberists, The Low Anthem), country and Americana (The Civil Wars, Pistol Annies, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Punch Brothers), Irish and Scottish folk (Imelda May, Lisa Hannigan, Paolo Nutini) and more.

The Chieftains 2012 US tour will kick off in Santa Barbara, CA February 17 and will culminate with a special 50th Anniversary St. Patrick's Day show at New York's Carnegie Hall March 17. See below for full tour dates.

Artists featured on Voice of Ages:

  • The Decemberists
  • Punch Brothers
  • The Secret Sisters
  • The Low Anthem
  • The Civil Wars
  • Pistol Annies
  • Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • Lisa Hannigan
  • Carlos Nunez
  • Paolo Nutini
  • Imelda May
  • Bon Iver

    The Chieftains 2012 US Tour:

  • 2/17 - Santa Barbara, CA - University of California Santa Barbara @ Campbell Hall
  • 2/18 - Aliso Viejo, CA - Soka Performing Arts Center
  • 2/19 - Tucson, AZ - University of Arizona Tucson @ Centennial Hall
  • 2/21 - San Francisco, CA - San Francisco Jazz Festival @ Davies Symphony Hall
  • 2/22 - Davis, CA - University of California Davis @ Jackson Hall/Mondavi Center
  • 2/24 - Athens, GA - University of Georgia Athens @ Classic Center
  • 2/25 - Birmingham, AL - UAB @ Alys Stevens PAC
  • 2/27 - Edmond, OK - Armstrong Auditorium PAC
  • 2/28 - Fort Worth, TX - Fort Worth Performing Arts @ Bass Hall
  • 2/29 - San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Arts @ Lila Cockrell Theatre
  • 3/02 - Chicago, IL - Chicago Symphony Orchestra @ Orchestra Hall
  • 3/03 - Cedar Falls, IA - Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
  • 3/04 - Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota Orchestra @ Orchestra Hall
  • 3/06 - Carmel, IN - Center for Performing Arts @ The Palladium
  • 3/07 - Kansas City, MO - Kauffmann Center for Performing Arts @ Helzberg Hall
  • 3/09 - Philadelphia, PA - Verizon Hall @ Kimmel Center
  • 3/10 - Newark, NJ - New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 3/12 - Virginia Beach, VA - Virginia Arts Festival @ Sandler PAC
  • 3/14 - Boston, MA - Celebrity Series @ Symphony Hall
  • 3/16 - Washington, DC - Washington Performing Arts @ Kennedy Center
  • 3/17 - New York, NY - Carnegie Hall

    The Chieftains Tour Dates :: The Chieftains News

  • http://www.thechieftains.com/

    [Published on: 11/22/11]

    Take full advantage of all JamBase has to offer by signing up for an account!


    You'll receive

    show alerts

    when your favorite artists announce shows, be eligible to enter contests for

    free tickets

    , gain the ability to

    share your personalized live music calendar

    and much more. Join JamBase!