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One of the hottest concert tickets of the summer next year will grant admission to an iconic venue in the city of Boston.
In case you haven't heard, James Taylor will finally perform a full concert at Fenway Park in August, and he'll be joined by none other than very special guest Bonnie Raitt. The event is scheduled to take place Thursday, August 6, 2015. Tickets for the concert, which range in price from $50.50 to $130.50, are on sale now. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will be donated to Action for Boston Community Development.
Taylor, who was born in Boston and currently resides in Massachusetts, has famously performed the national anthem at Fenway during the World Series in 2004, 2007 and 2013. Though no official announcement has been made, he is expected to release his first new album in over a decade next year. He has even previewed some of the new material at recent concerts, and revealed that one of the new songs is called "Angels of Fenway" written about the Red Sox 2004 Word Series Championship.
Raitt, meanwhile, released her last album in 2012 with "Slipstream." It was her sixteenth studio release and follow-up to 2005's "Souls Alike," which won the Grammy Award for Best Americana Album. The 12-track album features four songs recorded with producer Joe Henry and his musicians, while the remainder of the project is produced with Raitt's touring band. The album a handful of covers and is led by Gerry Rafferty's "Right Down The Line", which served as the album's lead single.
Bonnie rates in the mainstream again (Updated March 13, 2013)
What does it take to slip the name of a popular singer-songwriter from the 1970's back into the mainstream? If your name is Bonnie Raitt, the admiration of superstars like Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Antebellum and Kelly Clarkson will do the trick quite nicely.
The contingent mentioned above includes just a few of the artists who have covered Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me," originally released in 1989. This new generation embracing the 'old' music of a champion of American roots-music has pushed Raitt back into the collective conscious of music fans in the United States and around the world.
Evidence enough of Raitt's renewed popularity was her Grammy win in the Best Americana Album category at the 2013 Grammy Awards. The trophy was for 2012's "Slipstream," Raitt's first album on her own record label, Redwing, after four decades with major labels like Warmer Bros. and Capitol. It was praised by critics as her best project in years and one of the best of her 40-year career. It became the best-selling Blues album of 2012, and made Raitt the best-selling Blues artist of the year.
Raitt has 18 solo albums to her credit overall, and has been featured on projects by everyone from B.B. King to James Taylor. She's been credited as an inspiration and one of the main reasons bands and women instrumentalists are at the forefront of the music industry.
Re-energized, Raitt's "Slipstream" tour is crisscrossing the globe with classics, covers and plenty of her new songs. It includes stops in the U.S., Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, England and more.
About Bonnie Raitt
Singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt is a living legend who has been making music since the 1970's. Her fusion of blues, rock, folk and country has garnered her multiple hits throughout her long career including Nick of Time, Something To Talk About, Love Sneakin' Up on You, and I Can't Make You Love Me. The nine-time Grammy Award Winner has continued to impress fans and critics throughout her long career and was even inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2000. Raitt is also a well-respected guitarist, and has collaborated with various artists such as Warren Zevon. After all these years, Bonnie Raitt tickets remain highly coveted among fans.
Bonnie Raitt Discography
|Album name||Release date|
|Right Down the Line||2012|
|Bonnie Raitt: Opus Collection||2011|
|Bonnie Raitt and Friends||2006|
|I Will Not Be Broken||2005|
|The Best of Bonnie Raitt||2003|
|Longing in Their Hearts||1994|
|Air Play Sampler||1993|
|I Can't Make You Love Me||1991|
|Luck of the Draw||1991|
|The Bonnie Raitt Collection||1990|
|Nick of Time||1989|
|Takin My Time||1973|
|WMNR Philadelphia Radio presents Bonnie Raitt live at the Rainbow Room, Feb. 22, 1972||1972|
|Give It Up||1972|
Top 10 Bonnie Raitt Songs
|Rank||Track Name||Play Count||Listener Count|
|1||I Can't Make You Love Me||33,846||13,851|
|2||Something To Talk About||19,537||9,509|
|3||Used to Rule the World||9,067||4,983|
|4||Right Down the Line||11,003||4,971|
|5||Love Sneakin' Up On You||6,520||3,690|
|6||Nick Of Time||7,442||3,565|
|8||You Can't Fail Me Now||6,485||3,364|
|9||Not The Only One||5,855||3,296|
|10||Down To You||5,907||3,180|
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Bonnie Raitt Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 11/19/2014 Chicago IL Auditorium Theatre 07/12/2014 Cumberland BC Vancouver Island Musicfest 07/09/2014 Winnipeg MB Birds Hill Provincial Park 07/08/2014 Washburn WI Big Top Chautauqua 07/06/2014 Moorhead MN Bluestem Center for the Arts Amphitheatre 07/02/2014 Milwaukee WI BMO Harris Pavilion 06/30/2014 Interlochen MI Kresge Auditorium 06/26/2014 Austin TX ACL Live At The Moody Theater
Bonnie Raitt Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/07/2013 New Orleans LA Saenger Theatre 12/05/2013 Panama City FL Marina Civic Center 12/03/2013 Clearwater FL Ruth Eckerd Hall 12/02/2013 Naples FL Artis Naples 11/30/2013 Hollywood FL Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 11/29/2013 Jacksonville FL Florida Theatre 11/27/2013 Greensboro NC War Memorial Auditorium 11/26/2013 Wilmington DE Grand Opera House 11/23/2013 Atlantic City NJ Caesars Atlantic City 11/22/2013 Newark NJ New Jersey Performing Arts Center 11/20/2013 Westbury NY NYCB Theatre at Westbury 11/19/2013 Port Chester NY The Capitol Theatre 11/17/2013 Boston MA Orpheum Theatre 11/15/2013 Ottawa ON National Arts Centre 11/14/2013 Montreal QC Theatre Ste-Catherine 11/12/2013 Wallingford CT The Dome at Oakdale Theatre 11/11/2013 Pittsburgh PA Heinz Hall 11/09/2013 Cincinnati OH Taft Theatre 11/08/2013 Memphis TN Cannon Center for the Performing Arts 10/23/2013 Minneapolis MN Minneapolis Convention Center 10/21/2013 Cedar Falls IA Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center 10/20/2013 Rosemont IL Rosemont Theatre 10/18/2013 Kansas City MO Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland 10/17/2013 Denver CO Bellco Theatre 10/16/2013 Colorado Springs CO Pikes Peak Center 10/13/2013 Seattle WA Benaroya Hall 10/12/2013 Portland OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 10/10/2013 Chico CA Laxson Auditorium 10/09/2013 San Rafael CA Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium 10/06/2013 Saratoga CA Mountain Winery 10/04/2013 San Francisco CA Golden Gate Park 10/03/2013 Paso Robles CA Vina Robles Amphitheatre 08/22/2013 Costa Mesa CA Pacific Amphitheatre 07/21/2013 Copenhagen Danish Capital Regio Amager Bio 07/20/2013 Aarhus 070 Musikhuset Aarhus 07/16/2013 Stockholm AB Cirkus 07/12/2013 Brugge Vlg Minnewaterpark 07/06/2013 Paso Robles CA Vina Robles Amphitheatre 07/04/2013 Montreux Vaud Auditorium Stravinski 07/02/2013 Vienna Vienna State Opera 06/29/2013 Hamburg HH Laeiszhalle 06/27/2013 London Kec Royal Albert Hall 06/25/2013 Nottingham Ntt Nottingham Royal Concert Hall 06/24/2013 Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne And Wear Newcastle City Hall 06/22/2013 Liverpool Lancashire Liverpool Empire Theatre 06/21/2013 Glasgow Glasgow City Clyde Auditorium 06/19/2013 Dublin D Vicar Street 06/14/2013 Cardiff Cardiff Motorpoint Arena Cardiff 06/13/2013 Manchester Lancashire O2 Apollo Manchester 06/13/2013 Newport Iow Seaclose Park 06/11/2013 Birmingham War Symphony Hall 06/09/2013 Westcliff-On-Sea Ess Southend Cliffs Pavilion 05/17/2013 North Charleston SC North Charleston Performing Arts Center 04/10/2013 Wellington Wgn TSB Bank Arena 04/03/2013 Newtown ?? Enmore Theatre 03/16/2013 Honolulu HI Waikiki Shell 03/15/2013 Kahului HI Maui Arts & Cultural Center 02/25/2013 Friant CA Table Mountain Casino 02/23/2013 San Diego CA Copley Symphony Hall 02/22/2013 Las Vegas NV Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort 02/17/2013 Mesa AZ Mesa Arts Center 02/16/2013 Indio CA Fantasy Springs Resort 02/14/2013 Long Beach CA Long Beach Terrace Theater 02/01/2013 Indio CA Fantasy Springs Resort
Bonnie Raitt Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 10/28/2012 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 10/27/2012 Columbus GA River Center for the Performing Arts 10/26/2012 Mobile AL Saenger Theatre 10/23/2012 Melbourne FL King Center for the Performing Arts 10/21/2012 Boca Raton FL Mizner Park Amphitheater 10/21/2012 Live Oak FL Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park 10/20/2012 Live Oak FL Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park 10/19/2012 Live Oak FL Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park 10/18/2012 Live Oak FL Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park 10/18/2012 Clearwater FL Coachman Park 10/18/2012 Clearwater FL Coachman Park 10/13/2012 Savannah GA Johnny Mercer Theatre 10/12/2012 Durham NC Durham Performing Arts Center 10/11/2012 Charlotte NC Ovens Auditorium 10/09/2012 Asheville NC U.S. Cellular Center 10/07/2012 Birmingham AL BJCC Concert Hall 10/05/2012 Memphis TN Memphis Botanic Garden 10/03/2012 Austin TX ACL Live At The Moody Theater 09/30/2012 Houston TX Arena Theatre 09/29/2012 Grand Prairie TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie 09/27/2012 Santa Fe NM Santa Fe Opera 09/26/2012 Tucson AZ Centennial Hall 09/25/2012 San Diego CA Humphreys Concerts by the Bay 09/23/2012 Santa Barbara CA Santa Barbara Bowl 09/22/2012 Los Angeles CA Greek Theatre 09/18/2012 Davis CA Mondavi Center UC Davis 09/16/2012 Santa Cruz CA Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium 09/14/2012 Berkeley CA Greek Theatre - Berkeley 09/09/2012 Woodinville WA Chateau Ste Michelle Winery 09/08/2012 Woodinville WA Chateau Ste Michelle Winery 09/07/2012 Troutdale OR McMenamins Historic Edgefield Manor 09/05/2012 Eugene OR Cuthbert Amphitheater 09/02/2012 Spokane WA INB Performing Arts Center 09/01/2012 Boise ID Idaho Botanical Garden 08/30/2012 Sun Valley ID Sun Valley Pavilion 08/29/2012 Salt Lake City UT Red Butte Garden 08/28/2012 Salt Lake City UT Red Butte Garden 08/26/2012 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 08/24/2012 Omaha NE Orpheum Theatre Omaha 08/23/2012 Saint Paul MN Minnesota State Fair Grandstand 08/22/2012 Milwaukee WI Uihlein Hall at Marcus Center 08/20/2012 Madison WI Overture Center 08/17/2012 Grand Rapids MI Frederik Meijer Gardens 08/16/2012 Detroit MI MotorCity Casino Hotel 08/13/2012 Calgary AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 08/12/2012 Edmonton AB Gallagher Park 08/12/2012 Edmonton AB Gallagher Park 08/10/2012 Vancouver BC Queen Elizabeth Theatre 08/09/2012 Edmonton AB Gallagher Park 08/07/2012 Edmonton AB Gallagher Park 06/24/2012 Hyannis MA Cape Cod Melody Tent 06/23/2012 Boston MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 06/21/2012 New York NY Beacon Theatre 06/20/2012 New York NY Beacon Theatre 06/19/2012 Montclair NJ Wellmont Theatre 06/17/2012 Baltimore MD Pier Six Concert Pavilion 06/16/2012 Philadelphia PA Academy of Music 06/14/2012 Vienna VA Wolf Trap 06/13/2012 Portsmouth VA nTelos Wireless Pavilion 06/12/2012 Charlottesville VA nTelos Wireless Pavilion 06/09/2012 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 06/08/2012 Holyoke MA Mountain Park 06/06/2012 Reading PA Santander Performing Arts Center 06/05/2012 Syracuse NY Landmark Theatre 06/03/2012 Burlington VT Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 06/02/2012 Albany NY Palace Theatre Albany 05/31/2012 Portland ME Merrill Auditorium 05/30/2012 Hampton NH Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom 05/27/2012 Rochester NY Eastman Theatre 05/26/2012 Toronto ON Massey Hall 05/25/2012 Ann Arbor MI Hill Auditorium 05/23/2012 Akron OH Akron Civic Theatre 05/22/2012 Midland MI Midland Center for the Arts 05/20/2012 Chicago IL Chicago Theatre 05/19/2012 Chicago IL Chicago Theatre 05/18/2012 Saint Louis MO The Pageant 05/16/2012 Indianapolis IN Clowes Memorial Hall 05/14/2012 Knoxville TN Tennessee Theatre 05/13/2012 Louisville KY Whitney Hall 05/12/2012 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 05/09/2012 Atlanta GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre 05/06/2012 New Orleans LA New Orleans City Park 05/04/2012 Vinton LA Delta Downs Event Center 05/03/2012 Durant OK Choctaw Event Center 05/03/2012 New Orleans LA New Orleans City Park
Bonnie Raitt Tour Dates 2011
date city state venue 08/07/2011 Mountain View CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 05/20/2011 Orlando FL Hard Rock Live 05/18/2011 Naples FL Artis Naples 02/19/2011 Primm NV Star of the Desert Arena 02/18/2011 Reno NV Grand Sierra Theatre 02/17/2011 Redding CA Cascade Theatre 01/22/2011 Indio CA Fantasy Springs Resort 01/21/2011 Pala CA Pala Casino - Events Center 01/20/2011 Lemoore CA Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino
Bonnie Raitt Tour Dates 2010
date city state venue 01/23/2010 Oakland CA Fox Theater
Bonnie Raitt Tour Dates 2009
date city state venue 10/24/2009 Saint Augustine FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre 10/23/2009 Pompano Beach FL Pompano Beach Amphitheatre 10/22/2009 Clearwater FL Ruth Eckerd Hall 10/20/2009 Pensacola FL Saenger Theatre 10/18/2009 Cary NC Koka Booth Amphitheatre 10/17/2009 North Myrtle Beach SC House of Blues Myrtle Beach 10/16/2009 Savannah GA Johnny Mercer Theatre 09/25/2009 Rancho Mirage CA Agua Caliente Casino 09/24/2009 Phoenix AZ Web Theatre 09/23/2009 Albuquerque NM Sandia Casino Amphitheater 09/18/2009 Las Vegas NV House of Blues Las Vegas 09/17/2009 San Diego CA Humphreys Concerts by the Bay 09/16/2009 Oakland CA Paramount Theatre 09/13/2009 Saratoga CA Mountain Winery 09/12/2009 Santa Barbara CA Santa Barbara Bowl 09/11/2009 Los Angeles CA Greek Theatre 09/09/2009 Friant CA Table Mountain Casino 09/07/2009 Eugene OR Cuthbert Amphitheater 09/06/2009 Woodinville WA Chateau Ste Michelle Winery 09/05/2009 Bend OR Les Schwab Amphitheater 09/03/2009 Troutdale OR McMenamins Historic Edgefield Manor 09/02/2009 Boise ID Idaho Botanical Garden 09/01/2009 Salt Lake City UT Red Butte Garden 08/30/2009 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 08/28/2009 Council Bluffs IA Stir Cove At Harrahs 08/27/2009 Saint Paul MN Minnesota State Fair Grandstand 08/25/2009 Indianapolis IN The Lawn at White River 08/19/2009 Louisville KY Louisville Palace 08/15/2009 Boston MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 08/14/2009 Hyannis MA Cape Cod Melody Tent 08/12/2009 Brooklyn NY Prospect Park 08/11/2009 Newark NJ New Jersey Performing Arts Center 08/09/2009 Wallingford CT Chevrolet Theatre 08/08/2009 Philadelphia PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts