Cassandra Wilson Plans U.S., European Tour

Will perform songs from “Blue Light ’Til Dawn” album

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Cassandra WIlson, Belgrade Jazz Festival 2013

Cassandra Wilson and her band will perform selections from the singer’s classic album Blue Light ‘Til Dawn and other selections on a tour of Europe and the U.S. in April and May. Wilson will also perform dates in March with the progressive jazz/rock trio Harriet Tubman and Cassandra Wilson Present: Black Sun. Wilson both sings and plays guitar in the band.

March (Harriet Tubman + Cassandra Wilson Present: Black Sun)

3/14 – Bergen Performing Arts Center – Bergen, NJ

3/15 – Swyer Theatre The Egg – Albany, NY

3/16 – BRIC House – Brooklyn, NY

April (Cassandra Wilson Blue Light To A New Dawn tour)

4/05 – Gazarte – Athens, Greece

4/08 – Lisinki Concert Hall – Zagreb, Croatia

4/11 – Banlieues Blues Festival – Bobigny, France

4/15-19 Bern Jazz Festival – Bern, Switzerland

4/22 – Finlandia Hall April Jazz Festival – Helsinki, Finland

4/25 – Jazzkaar Festival – Tallinn, Estonia

4/27 – Kaunas Jazz Festival – Kaunas, Lithuania

May (Cassandra Wilson Blue Light To A New Dawn tour)

5/03 – Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild – Pittsburgh, PA

5/04 – Evanston SPACE – Evanston, IL

5/07-08 The Triple Door – Seattle, WA

5/10 – The Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

5/11 – Musical Instrument Museum – Phoenix, AZ

5/13 – Kuumbwa Jazz Center – Santa Cruz, CA

5/19-20 Dakota Bar & Grill – Minneapolis, MN

Also this year, Wilson will begin work on an album of Billie Holiday songs to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Holiday’s birth in 2015. This spring, an expanded edition of Blue Light ‘Til Dawn will be reissued by Universal, with newly found extra content. And on Aug, 8, Wilson will headline a show at Lincoln Center Out of Doors in New York.