Celebrated singer, songwriter and performer John Prine will return to Las Vegas for a special performance at the historic Westgate International Theater inside Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Prine will release his highly-anticipated new album, The Tree of Forgiveness, on April 13 on his own independent label, Oh Boy Records. Produced by Grammy Award-winning Dave Cobb, the album is Prine’s first featuring new material in more than 13 years. In celebration of the album, Prine will embark on an extensive worldwide tour that will span throughout 2018. Every concert ticket sold will include a copy The Tree of Forgiveness (CD only) upon its release.
Recorded at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A, the album includes ten new songs written by Prine along with co-writers Pat McLaughlin, Roger Cook, Dan Auerbach, Keith Sykes and Phil Spector. In addition to Prine (lead vocals and acoustic guitar) and Cobb (acoustic guitar, mellotron, claps, kazoo), the album features special guests Brandi Carlile (harmony vocals on tracks 2, 4, 8, 10), Jason Isbell (electric guitar on track 7, slide guitar and background vocals on track 9, 10) and Amanda Shires (fiddle and background vocals on track 9, background vocals on track 10).
The landmark album and tour follow a noteworthy 2017, which included an “Artist of the Year” award at the Americana Music Honors & Awards and a Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Award for his “Chicago Voices” performance with Renée Fleming. Last year also saw the release of Prine’s debut book, John Prine Beyond Words, which includes a selection of favorites songs, photographs and stories from Prine’s beloved catalogue. More info is available here.
John Prine will perform Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 8 p.m. inside the Westgate International Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Tickets are $49, $59, $79 and $99 plus tax and fees and can be purchased at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Box Office at (800) 222-5361 or online at www.westgatelasvegas.com. Guests must be 21 years or older.