Just Announced: Joan Baez’s farewell tour comes to Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall this fall

Joan Baez | photo by Marina Chavez | courtesy of the artist
Joan Baez | photo by Marina Chavez | courtesy of the artist

Legendary American Folk artist Joan Baez has announced her last run of formal concert appearances, slated to kick off this Fall starting in North America and ending in Europe. Baez stops in Philadelphia to perform at the Kimmel Center September 26th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 2nd, and each ticket purchased comes with a free download of Baez’s latest album.

Beaz will be touring behind Whistle Down The Wind, out March 3rd on Bobolink/Razor & Tie Records. The new music marks Baez’s first output since 2008’s Grammy-nominated album, Day After Tomorrow. Thanks to NPR, the album is available to stream now as part of their First Listen series.

View the tracklist and full set of North America tour dates below, and head over to XPN’s Concert Calendar for tickets and more information on the show.

Whistle Down The Wind Tracklist
1. Whistle Down The Wind (Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan)
2. Be Of Good Heart (Josh Ritter)
3. Another World (Anohni)
4. Civil War (Joe Henry)
5. The Things We Are Made Of (Mary Chapin Carpenter)
6. The President Sang Amazing Grace (Zoe Mulford)
7. Last Leaf (Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan)
8. Silver Blade (Josh Ritter)
9. The Great Correction (Eliza Gilkyson)
10. I Wish The Wars Were All Over (Tim Eriksen)

Joan Baez Tour Dates
September 11—Ithaca, NY—State Theatre
September 12—New Haven, CT—Shubert Theater
September 14 & 15—Boston, MA—The Wang Theatre
September 17—Montreal, QC—Place Des Arts Maison Symphonique
September 18—Toronto, ON—Roy Thomson Hall
September 21 & 22—New York, NY—Beacon Theatre
September 25—Red Bank, NJ—Count Basie Theatre
September 26—Philadelphia, PA—Verizon Hall @ Kimmel Center for the Performing
September 28—Washington, DC—Warner Theatre
September 29—Durham, NC—Durham Performing Arts Center
September 30—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium
October 2—Ann Arbor, MI—Michigan Theater
October 3—Cleveland, OH—State Theatre
October 5—Chicago, IL—Chicago Theatre
October 6—Minneapolis, MN—State Theatre
October 24—Denver, CO—Paramount Theatre
October 25—Santa Fe, NM—The Lensic Performing Arts Center
October 27—Phoenix, AZ—Celebrity Theatre
October 28—Tucson, AZ—Fox Tucson Theatre
October 30—San Diego, CA—Humphreys Concerts
November 4—Seattle, WA—Benaroya Hall
November 5—Portland, OR—Revolution Hall
November 8—Eureka, CA—Arkely Center for the Performing Arts
November 10—Los Angeles, CA—Royce Hall
November 15—San Francisco, CA—The Masonic
November 17—Oakland, CA—Fox Theater Oakland



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