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      July 20, 2012

      Friday   8:00 PM

      600 East Grace Street
      Richmond, Virginia 23219

      Jackson Browne

      Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne is set to launch his summer 2012 Acoustic Tour with a stop in Richmond playing the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. Playing guitar and piano, Jackson will perform songs from his entire body of work, with varying set lists each night. Singer-songwriter and fiddle player Sara Watkins will open the Acoustic Tour as a special guest.

      Sara Watkins first gained recognition as a founding member of the GRAMMY-winning trio Nickel Creek. Sun Midnight Sun, the second solo album from acclaimed singer, songwriter, and fiddle player will be released May 8 on Nonesuch Records. Produced by guitarist, singer, and songwriter Blake Mills, co-founder of the band Simon Dawes, the album features special guest appearances by Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Benmont Tench, and Sean Watkins. “I’m really excited to have Sara joining me on this tour,” says Jackson. “We've played together a number of times in the last few years, sometimes on her show and sometimes mine, and it's always been a thrill for me. I'm floored by her amazing instrumental virtuosity and by her beautiful voice, and most of all, I love her songs.”

      Jackson will be donating $1 from each ticket sold on the U.S. Acoustic Tour to charity. In addition, premium benefit seats are available for purchase through The Guacamole Fund: Pre-sale information and VIP packages are available at

      Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He was honored with induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2007. Beyond his music, he is known for his advocacy on behalf of the environment, human rights, and arts education. He's a co-founder of the groups Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE),, and Success Through the Arts Foundation, which provides education opportunities for students in South Los Angeles.

      Package to include:
      o Premium ticket
      o Exclusive Jackson Browne merchandise item
      o Collectible Jackson Browne laminate

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      o Please note that you will be contacted via email approximately one week prior to show date with instructions for your package elements.
      o All packages are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERRABLE. NO REFUNDS will be given under any circumstances except in the case of concert/entire program cancellation. NO NAME CHANGES will be permitted under any circumstances. Merchandise item will be shipped directly to the address provided at purchase (alternate shipping addresses are not permitted). Delivery of merchandise may arrive after the show. Please allow a minimum of 30 days after your show date to receive your package. Merchandise is not needed for entry to the show.
      o Offer is limited to US and Canadian addresses only. Packager is unable to ship outside of the US, Canada or to PO Boxes.

      Categories: Performing Arts

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