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Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett Reunite For “Songs and Stories” Tour

Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett Reunite For “Songs and Stories” Tour
Charismatic Performers Will Showcase Their Musical Versatility
Nashville, TN – December 5, 2016 — The
always witty Vince Gill and the reliably wry Lyle Lovett are reuniting
for a nine city tour that will take place  March 2017.  After teaming up
for a series of concerts in 2015 and 2016, Gill and Lovett saw that the
shows were so successful that they decided to extend the tour.
A reviewer for Elmore Magazine
raved, “The evening reminded me of the Rat Pack, with pals Dean Martin
and Frank Sinatra doing comedy and music and having a great time. . . .
This was not the show I had looked forward to—it was much better.”
Each
show will be a series of  intimate solo and duo performances, during
which the artists will serve as their own accompanists.
“For
a night like this, there is no plan,” Gill said. “I know Lyle won’t
have a plan, and I won’t either. What he plays will inspire me, and
probably vice-versa. It’ll be like playing ping-pong. Whatever song he
chooses to sing will inspire the next song that comes out of me.”
“I
enjoy shows that are not planned out,” Lovett observes. “This will be
two songwriters in the round. It’s informal, so there will be lots of
ad-libbing. It will be like little snapshots of our experiences.”
Both
performers have reaped armfuls of Grammys and kindred laurels for their
musical versatility and memory-engraving songwriting.
 “Just
two guys sitting on stools, telling stories and singing songs,” Gill
says. “No big bands.  I saw James Taylor once with just him and his
guitar, and after that show I felt like I knew him a whole lot better
than I ever did before. That’s what’ll happen between Lyle and me, too,
and I’m looking forward to it.”
HERE ARE THE DATES AND LOCATIONS:
March 22 — Thousand Oaks, CA —  Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza 
March 23 — Mesa, AZ — Mesa Arts Center – Ikeda Theatre
March 24 — Las Vegas, NV —  The Smith Center for the Performing Arts – Reynolds Hall
March 25 — Reno, NV —  Reno Ballroom
March 26 — San Francisco, CA —  Nourse Theatre
March 27 — San Rafael, CA —  Marin Center
March 28 — San Jose, CA —  City National Civic
March 29 — Visalia, CA —  Visalia Fox Theatre
March 30 — Santa Ynez, CA —  Chumash Casino 

Get Connected with Lyle Lovett:
Website:  www.lylelovett.com
Get Connected with Vince Gill: 
Website:   www.vincegill.com 
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/vincegill

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/vgcom

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