Cash teams with NPR for special concert
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
– Rosanne Cash and NPR will team for a night of music and conversation in a special one-off concert in Seattle in May.
NPR On Location with Rosanne Cash will be held at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle on Saturday, May 1. NPR's Michele Norris of All Things Considered will host the event.
Tickets go on sale Friday, March 12. Reserved seats (priced from $35-45) will be available for purchase at The Paramount Theatre box office: www.stgpresents.org
The centerpiece of the event will be a conversation between Cash and Norris; Cash will also perform songs, including selections from her most recent album, "The List." She will be accompanied by her husband and producer, John Leventhal. The program will end with an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.
On Aug. 10, Viking will publish Cash's memoir, "Composed." Cash writes about her upbringing, her development as an artist and her current life.
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