In news that shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, Ani DiFranco will continue to tour tirelessly behind her 2008 record Red Letter Year. On top of the previously announced northeast and midwest trek set for this spring, the Buffalo native recently added a few dates for this summer, all of which are built around upcoming appearances at Bonnaroo, Rothbury, and the second annual Mile High Music Festival.
Of course, the biggest of these dates will probably be when DiFranco appears alongside Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp, and Joan Baez for a performance at Madison Square Garden in celebration of Pete Seeger’s 90th birthday party. And if you’re feeling either generous or have some money to burn, the $1,254.50 priced Clearwater Legacy Packages for the event are still available via Ticketmaster.com.
Following the last of these dates, DiFranco will reportedly head back to the studio to begin work on a brand new studio album.
Ani DiFranco 2009 Tour Dates:
04/14 – Portsmouth, NH @ The Music Hall
04/15 – Keene, NH @ Colonial Theatre
04/17 – Portland, ME @ Merrill Auditorium at City Hall
04/18 – Skowhegan, ME @ Opera House
04/19 – Burlington, VT @ Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
04/21 – Pittsfield, MA @ The Colonial Theatre
04/22 – Morristown, NJ @ The Community Theatre at Mayo Center
04/23 – Tarrytown, NY @ The Tarrytown Music Hall
04/25 – Geneva, NY @ Smith Opera House
04/26 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
04/27 – Traverse City, MI @ Traverse City Opera House
04/29 – Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Egyptian Room
04/30 – Madison, WI @ Orpheum Theatre
05/03 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden Arena
06/12 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/28 – San Diego, CA @ Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay
06/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre
07/01 – Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
07/02 – Jacksonville, OR @ Britt Pavilion
07/03 – Quincy, CA @ High Sierra Music Festival
07/05 – Rothbury, MI @ Rothbury Festival
07/09 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live!
07/11 – Lowell, MA @ Boarding House Park
07/18 – Commerce City, CO @ Mile High Music Festival
07/19 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen