FEATURING WARREN HAYNES, JAMEY JOHNSON, KATHLEEN EDWARDS, DON WAS, DAVE MALONE, ANDERS OSBORNE, JOHN MEDESKI, CYRIL NEVILLE AND MORE!!
AN ALL-STAR CELEBRATION OF THE BAND’S HISTORIC FAREWELL CONCERT EXTRAORDINARY LINEUP OF MUSICIANS MAKES THE 2022 TOUR THE MUST-SEE SHOWS OF THE FALL CONCERT SEASONTICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 VISIT HTTP://THELASTWALTZTOUR.LIVE FOR TICKETS & MORE
St. Petersburg, FL (September 12, 2022) – Robbie Robertson, Sebastian Robertson, and Keith Wortman of Blackbird Presents are thrilled to announce The Last Waltz Tour 2022. This epic tour continues the tradition of capturing the excitement of The Band’s historic 1976 Thanksgiving concert at the famed Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, hailed as the greatest concert of all time.The multi-city tour kicks off with two nights at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, on November 3 and continues throughout the month, making stops at historic venues on the east coast. The tour ends with a performance at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater on Sunday, November 20 at 8pm. Tickets go on sale September 16, 2022, at 10 AM ET. Tickets for the November 20th performance can be purchased online, through Ticketmaster, or by calling Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts at (727) 300-2000. Full tour dates and venues are listed below.The Last Waltz Tour 2022 features a star-studded lineup led by Warren Haynes and Don Was with Jamey Johnson, Kathleen Edwards, Anders Osborne, Dave Malone, John Medeski, Cyril Neville, Terence Higgins, Bob Margolin, Mark Mullins & The Levee Horns (featuring the original horn arrangements of Allen Toussaint).Over forty-five years ago, The Band performed their final concert to a sold-out crowd with a who’s-who of music royalty in attendance. The evening culminated with “Don’t Do It,” The Band’s cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Baby Don’t You Do It.” After the last note, Robbie Robertson, The Bands’ lead guitarist, songwriter, and a founding member said “Goodnight. Goodbye.” walking off stage, forever immortalizing this epic event.“It is such an honor that the musical celebration of The Last Waltz and The Band carries on today. Blackbird Presents and this extraordinary lineup of musicians makes me proud to be a part of this ongoing and wonderful tradition.” says Robbie Robertson.“We are counting down the days till we get to see this lineup, performing these songs, in the greatest music celebration of our lives,” says Keith Wortman, Creator and Producer of The Last Waltz tour franchise. “Seeing the audiences sing along to every word at every show as one family is what all of us music fans live for.”The Last Waltz Tour 2022 is an annual touring franchise established by Blackbird Presents in 2016 at “The Last Waltz New Orleans: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz”, a two-night, sold-out concert event. “The last 30 minutes of The Last Waltz @SaengerNOLA was the best thing I’ve heard @jazzfest,” said Keith Spera, music critic, The New Orleans Advocate.
The Last Waltz Tour 2022 Dates & Locations
Tickets on sale September 16, 2022, at 10 AM ET at http://TheLastWaltzTour.live.
November 3 & 4 The Capitol Theatre Port Chester, NY
November 5 Proctors Theatre Schenectady, NY
November 6 The Met Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
November 8 The Paramount Long Island, NY
November 9 Toyota Oakdale Theatre Wallingford, CT
November 11 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
November 12 Warner Theatre Washington, DC
November 13 Altria Theater Richmond, VA
November 15 Coca-Cola Roxy Atlanta, GA
November 17 Pompano Beach Amphitheater Pompano Beach, FL
November 18 The St. Augustine Amphitheatre St. Augustine, FL
November 20 Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater St. Petersburg, FL
FOR COMPLETE DETAILS, VISIT THE OFFICIAL TOUR WEBSITE:
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Blackbird Presents an award-winning creator and producer of premium music-driven content via a range of strategies, including all-star concert events, tours, festivals, broadcast specials, and films. Its projects feature the biggest music stars in the world (including Dolly Parton, Bruce Springsteen, Keith Richards, George Strait, Steven Tyler, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Dave Matthews, Jimmy Buffett, The Roots, Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Brandi Carlile, Lionel Richie, Reba McEntire, John Mayer, Kacey Musgraves, Darius Rucker, Jack Johnson, Robert Plant, The Avett Brothers, Sheryl Crow, Juanes, Van Morrison, Sturgill Simpson, Lady A, Little Big Town, Ringo Starr, Idina Menzel, Becky G, Nathaniel Rateliff, and many others), produced for a portfolio of studio and network partners including CBS, Viacom, A&E, AMC, CMT, Live Nation, AEG, Nederlander, Facebook, PBS and more. Recent music, film, and television projects include Kenny Rogers: All In For the Gambler, Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw, Biography: Kenny Rogers, Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert, Peace Through Music: A Global Event For Social Justice, Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson, Outlaw: Celebrating The Music of Waylon Jennings, I’ll Take You There: Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples, The Life, and Songs of Emmylou Harris, The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac and His Music, and All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs and Voice of Gregg Allman, which earned a GRAMMY Award nomination for Gregg Allman and Taj Mahal’s awe-inspiring performance of Statesboro Blues.
Blackbird Presents is also the creator and producer of The Outlaw Music Festival Tour, in partnership with Willie Nelson; The American Roots Music & Arts Festival, in partnership with Eric Church; and The Last Waltz 40 Tour in partnership with Robbie Robertson. Visit us at www.blackbirdpresents.com.
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts supports performing arts programming at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater. Our mission is to educate, engage and entertain everyone in our community through culturally diverse performances. We present inspiring arts education programs, community outreach initiatives, live mainstage performances and concerts, as well as special events for the enjoyment of the entire community.
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, the world class Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – pop, rock, comedy, theater, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions. Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums.