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    Tue, 28 Feb 2012 12:04:25

    Lyle Lovett Acoustic Tour Kicks Off Today - He's on a solo acoustic sojourn

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    Lyle Lovett has kicked off his solo acoustic tour. After an acoustic band set at The Concert Hall at New York Society for Ethical Culture in New York City tonight (Feb. 28), Lovett will be joined by John Hiatt, beginning their solo acoustic run at the State Theater in Minneapolis on March 7, and wrapping up at the Saenger Theatre in Pensacola on March 25.

    Lovett's new album Release Me lands today. It represents the end of an era as it's his last record for Curb/Universal Music Group after being on the label for his entire career. We take it he's not resigning, as it's the end of an era and all.

    Release Me is quintessential Lyle, mixing a smart collection of originals and covers that show not only the breadth of this Texas legend's deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most infectious and fascinating musicians in popular music.

    Tour Dates:

    02/28 The Concert Hall - New York, NY (with acoustic band)
    03/07 State Theater - Minneapolis, MN
    03/08 Pabst Theater - Milwaukee, WI
    03/09 Star Theatre - Merrillville, IN
    03/10 The Fillmore Detroit - Detroit, MI
    03/11 Brown Theatre - Louisville, KY
    03/13 Schermerhorn Symphony Center - Nashville, TN
    03/14 Symphony Hall - Woodruff Arts Center - Atlanta, GA
    03/15 Durham Performing Arts Center - Durham, NC
    03/16 McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square - Charlotte, NC
    03/17 North Charleston Performing Arts Center - N Charleston, SC
    03/20 Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium - Spartanburg, SC
    03/21 Sunrise Theatre / City of Fort Pierce - Fort Pierce, FL
    03/22 Ruth Eckerd Hall - Clearwater, FL
    03/23 Saint Augustine Amphitheatre - Saint Augustine, FL
    03/24 Trustees Theater - Savannah, GA
    03/25 Saenger Theatre - Pensacola, FL

    Remember when Lyle Lovett was married to Julia Roberts?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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