Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne and Shawn Colvin will be among the performers on “The Lantern Tour: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families,” a series of benefit concert taking place Oct. 23-28 in five cities, including Collingswood and New York.
According to a press release, the Women’s Refugee Commission organized the tour “as part of its ongoing work to end the Trump administration’s family separation policies and attempts to detain families seeking safety at the U.S. border.”
Here are the current lineups for the five shows, which will offer “an intimate evening of acoustic music,” according to the tour’s web site.
Oct. 23: Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin and more at City Winery, Nashville.
Oct. 25: Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle, Lila Downs and more at Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.
Oct. 26: Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle, Shawn Colvin, Lila Downs and more at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Oct. 27: Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle, Lila Downs and more at Orpheum Theatre, Boston.
Oct. 28: Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, Lila Downs, Graham Nash and more at Town Hall, New York.
Town Hall tickets go on sale July 26; Scottish Rite Auditorium tickets, on July 27. Visit thelanterntour.org.
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