Warren Haynes, John Medeski, Lukas Nelson & More Announce The Last Waltz Tour 2019
The Band’s legendary concert The Last Waltz will again be celebrated by an all-star touring lineup featuring Warren Haynes, John Medeski, Lukas Nelson and many others. Overseen by The Band’s Robbie Robertson, his son Sebastian Robertson and Keith Wortman of Blackbird Presents, The Last Waltz Tour 2019 will take place in November.
The original Last Waltz concert, which was The Band’s guest-filled final performance, was held on Thanksgiving Day at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom on November 25, 1976. The initial The Last Waltz 40 Tour took place in 2016. Along with Haynes, Medeski and Nelson, others participating in the 2019 tour will be Jamey Johnson, Don Was, Terence Higgins, Dave Malone, Cyril Neville, Bob Margolin and Mark Mullins & The Levee Horns.
“It is such an honor that the musical celebration of The Last Waltz and The Band carries on today,” Robbie Robertson stated. “Blackbird Presents and this extraordinary lineup of talent makes me proud to be a part of this ongoing and wonderful tradition.”
The Last Waltz Tour 2019 begins on November 5 at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. The ensemble then plays Red Bank, New Jersey on November 6; Hampton Beach, New Hampshire on November 7; Wallingford, Connecticut on November 8 and Boston on November 10. The tour also stops in Reading, Pennsylvania on November 11; National Harbor, Maryland on November 15 and Upper Darby, Pennsylvania on November 15. Shows are planned in St. Augustine, Florida on November 17; in Durham, North Carolina on November 18 and in St. Louis on November 20. Nelson will sit-out the final night of the tour, November 21 in Chicago.
Tickets go on sale on Friday, September 6. Find more details here.