Krauss, Costello, Saw Doctors to play Hyannis

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The lineup for summer concerts at the Cape Cod Melody Tent continues to grow with impressive slate of shows scheduled to go on sale this weekend. Among the highlights are shows from Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Alison Krauss & Union Station and the Saw Doctors, among others.

Alison Krauss will return to the road this summer with her band Union Station. She’ll make her way to Massachusetts for a show in Hyannis on Saturday, July 23. Krauss will be touring in support of her forthcoming album, Paper Airplane, which is scheduled to hit stores on April 12 via Rounder Records. The album, Krauss’ 14th effort, is the band’s follow-up to 2004’s triple Grammy Award-winning Lonely Runs Both Ways. In 2007, Krauss collaborated with Led Zepplin’s Robert Plant for Raising Sand, which won six Grammys including Record of the Year and Album of the Year. Tickets for the show will go on Saturday at 10 a.m. for $67.25 and $85.25.

Elvis Costello & The Imposters will play the Melody Tent on Wednesday, July 27. The veteran English singer-songwriter will be in touring in support of his latest release, National Ransom. Released last fall, the album was recorded in Nashville and Los Angeles with acclaimed producer T-Bone Burnett. It features guest appearances by Vince Gill, Marc Ribot, Buddy Miller, and Leon Russell. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m for $67.25 and $85.25.

The Saw Doctors will return to their American home-base of sorts when they play the Melody Tent on Thursday, August 11. The Irish rockers are touring in support of their latest release, The Further Adventures of the Saw Doctors. The new album, the band’s seventh studio effort, follows 2006’s The Cure. The band released a live CD/DVD of their 2008 Melody Tent performance in 2009. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for $36 and $54.

Also going on sale Friday at 10 a.m. will be Chris Isaak’s show on Friday, June 17. Tickets will be available for $39.25 and $57.25. On Saturday at 10 a.m., fans can grab tickets for Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo’s show on Thursday, July 7. Tickets will be available for $40.75 and $58.75.

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