American singer-songwriter and actress Norah Jones has announced a solo tour to support the release her sixth solo album, Day Breaks, which will debut on October 7 via Blue Note Records. The tour will officially launch on September 23 in Denton, Texas at Oaktopia, and will extend out until December 10 where it wraps up at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston. Jones will swing into NYC on November 29 to play a stop at the Beacon Theatre. Tickets for that show went on sale Friday, August 12 at 11 AM. Jones has yet to announce an opening act for her East Coast performances, while Valerie Jung is slated to open up on the West Coast.
Already, the secondary market has flooded with tickets to see Norah Jones. As it stands, Jones will play her priciest stop on December 3 for her Lincoln Theatre performance in D.C., where tickets are averaging $195, with the cheapest ticket priced at $122. Conversely, the tour will make its cheapest stop on December 9 when it swings into the State Theatre in Maine. Tickets for that show are averaging $119, with the cheapest ticket going for $73. Other stops along the tour route include Los Angeles, Oakland, Providence, and a handful of dates overseas.
Jones' forthcoming album includes saxophonist Wayne Shorter, organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, and drummer Brian Blade for nine original songs and covers of Horace Silver, Duke Ellington, and Neil Young. Jones' previous album, Broken Little Hearts, was released in 2012. Jones rose to fame in 2002 with the release of Come Away With Me, an album that eventually went multi-platinum, selling 18 million copies worldwide and earning the singer eight Grammy Awards.
4. It’s A Wonderful Time For Love
5. And Then There Was You
6. Don’t Be Denied
7. Day Breaks
9. Once I Had A Laugh
10. Sleeping Wild
11. Carry On
12. Fleurette Africaine (African Flower)