Attention all fans of [lastfm]Sheryl Crow[/lastfm], tonight the legendary singer-songwriter will take the stage of New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater for a free “Live on Letterman” webcast!
Tune in right here at 8pm ET (5pm PT) to watch the nine-time Grammy winner rock out in an hour-long set that will include classic songs from her extensive 18-year recording career alongside soon-to-be-discovered hits from her brand-new album. Today Crow unveils her soul stylings on the new studio set, 100 Miles From Memphis, on A&M Records. After the release of 100 Miles From Memphis, Crow will debut a new live band to take her funky new sound on the road with a stop at Radio City Music Hall September 26th.
And for those who love Crow but can’t catch the event live, don’t worry. The entire show will also be available free on-demand shortly after the webcast.
Read on for details about Crow’s newest album, a video for her new single, and more information about her free Live on Letterman concert!
100 Miles From Memphis is Sheryl Crow’s seventh studio album, after a series of award-winning releases that stretch back to her much-loved 1993 debut, Tuesday Night Music Club. That album won her three Grammys, sold in the millions, and ignited the career of one of the strongest rock and pop singer-songwriters in contemporary American music.
Crow’s much-anticipated new collection also drops today (the same day as her Live on Letterman performance). According to Crow, the album made her “feel artistically revitalized” while remaining true to her Southern roots (she hails from Kennett, Missouri). It also features guest vocals by [lastfm]Justin Timberlake[/lastfm] and a suprise appearance from [lastfm]Keith Richards[/lastfm].
Below, Crow sits down and talks about the Live on Letterman concert, her hot new album and reflects on her career in an intimate interview.
Not only is the rocker performing a free concert, releasing a new CD but she’s also embarking on an extended tour shortly after the album’s release. Check out some of the dates below. She is sure to stop in a town near you.
Sheryl Crow’s Summer Tour:
7/20 New York, NY @ Live on Letterman
8/12 Gilford, NY @ Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center
8/13 Canadaigua, NY @ Constellation Brands Peforming Arts Center
8/14 Atlantic City, NJ @Caesars Circus Maximus
8/15 Cary, NC @ Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8/18 Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theatre
8/19 Alpharetta, GA @ Verizon Ampitheatre
8/20 Memphis, TN @ Mud Island River Park Ampitheatre
8/21 Sedalia, MO @ Missouri State Fairgrounds Grandstand
8/22 Des Moines, IA @ Iowa State Fair
8.24 Tulsa, OK The Brady Theater
8/26 Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theare
8/27 Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion
8/28 Austin, TX @ The Backyard
8/30 Albuquerque, NM @ Sandia Casino
8/31 Morrison, CA @ Red Rocks Ampitheare
9/1 Salt Lake City, UT @ Red Butte Garden
9/9 San Diego, CA @ humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay
9/10 Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre
9/11 Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint
9/12 Reno, NV @ Reno Events Center
9/14 Saratoga, CA @ Mountain Winery
9/15 Saratoga, CA @ Mountain Winery
9/16 Santa Ynez, CA @ Chumash Casino
9/17 Murphys, CA @ Ironstone Vineyards
9/18 Rancho Mirage @ Aqua Caliente Casino
9/23 Boston, MA @ Citi Performing Arts Center
9/25 Mashantucket, CT @ MGM Grand Theater At Foxwoods
9/26 New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
10/1 Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
Live on Letterman is a series of high-quality music webcasts shot live on the stage of the Ed Sullivan Theater, home to David Letterman. Past concerts have included [lastfm]Tim McGraw[/lastfm], [lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm], [lastfm]Elvis Costello[/lastfm], and most recently MGMT, each showcase allowing fans all over the globe to experience (for free) a full set of music from their favorite artists in an intimate setting.
The show begins at 8pm Eastern (5pm Pacific), and it’s sure to be a special event for longtime and brand-new fans alike. Come back tomorrow for highlights and details how to get the performance on demand.
*Read more about Sheryl Crow and interact with fans from around the globe!
*Play Sheryl Crow Radio on Last.fm
*More pictures of Sheryl Crow
*Watch the video of Crow’s first hit from her new album 100 Miles From Memphis entitled “Summer Day.”