On the heels of her latest effort Windy City, bluegrass crooner Alison Krauss is on the road with folk veteran David Grey. The fall tour will start in Pennsylvania and conclude in California. Both artists boast resumes going over twenty years.
A native of Illinois, Krauss began her musical career singing in local folk festivals where she met the members of what would eventually become Union Station. Her career highlights include earning an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music and earning twenty-seven Grammy awards. She is the most decorated female artist in Grammy history. Her signature pensive soprano and tales of forlorn love have made her a fan favorite and major influence among many female musicians today.
When White Ladder was released in 1998, it became one of the top selling albums in David Gray’s native Britain. Babylon, it’s first single is still a radio staple on classic stations in the United States. His career has had its share of peaks and valleys. The follow up to White Ladder, A New Day to Midnight failed to garner the praise or album sales of its predecessor. In 2014, he released his latest effort Mutineers. Gray has released twenty-six singles to date and has his latest record is schedule to come out in 2018. This tour will be one of the best of this fall’s most saught after music offerings. See these accomplished acts live at the St. Augustine Amphitheater, September 28th.