Jackson Browne has lined up his first U.S. tour dates of 2018: a run of seven acoustic shows kicking off January 6 in Augusta, Georgia, and mapped out through a January 24 concert in Sarasota, Florida. During the brief trek, the folk-rocker also will stop in five other Florida cities: Jacksonville, Hollywood, Clearwater, Melbourne and Orlando.
Tickets for the shows go on sale to the general public beginning this weekend, while pre-sale tickets will be available starting Tuesday at 10 a.m. local time. For more information, visit JacksonBrowne.com.
Browne will be accompanied at his upcoming U.S. gigs by acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz, who has been a regular member of Jackson’s touring band in recent years.
First up for Browne is a short tour of Japan during the second half of October. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer also will take part in Little Feat‘s 2018 Ramble on the Island event in Trelawny, Jamaica, which is scheduled for January 11-15, 2018.
During the past week, Browne performed at all three dates of this year’s Laid Back Festival Tour, founded by the late Gregg Allman. Variety reports that at one of the stops, in Holmdel, NJ, Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance during Jackson’s set. The Boss teamed up with Browne for a rendition of “Take It Easy” in tribute to late Eagles founder Glenn Frey.
Here are all of Browne’s confirmed 2018 U.S. dates:
1/6 — Augusta, GA, William G. Bell Auditorium
1/7 — Jacksonville, FL, Florida Theatre
1/17 — Hollywood, FL, Hard Rock Live
1/18 — Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
1/20 — Melbourne, FL, King Center for the Performing Arts
1/23 — Orlando, FL, Walt Disney Theater – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
1/24 — Sarasota, FL, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
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