Alison Krauss & Union Station to play Boston in July

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Alison Krauss will return to the road this summer for her first tour with Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas in several years. As part if the extensive tour, she and the band will play Boston’s Citi Wang Theare on Thursday, July 28. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $39.50 to $69.50, are now on sale through Telecharge.

Krauss will be touring in support of her brand new album, Paper Airplane. Released last month, the album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 and held the #1 position on the Country, Folk and Bluegrass album charts for two weeks straight. Paper Airplane, Krauss’ 14th effort, is the band’s follow-up to 2004’s triple Grammy Award-winning Lonely Runs Both Ways. The title for the video track is streaming below.

Union Station is comprised of Dan Tyminski (guitar, mandolin, lead vocals), Barry Bales (bass, harmony vocals), Ron Block (banjo, guitar, harmony vocals) and Jerry Douglas (Dobro, harmony vocals).

Prior to the show in Boston, Krauss and Union Station will perform a sold out show at the Cape Cod Melody Tent in in Hyannis on Saturday, July 23. Other New England shows include: Mountain Park in Holyoke, Massachusetts on July 24, Ives Concert Park in Danbury, Connecticut on July 27, the Meadowbrook Pavilion in Gilford, New Hampshire on August 5 and the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut on August 6.

In 2007, Krauss collaborated with Led Zepplin’s Robert Plant for Raising Sand, which won six Grammy Awards including Record of the Year and Album of the Year.

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