Television Listings

Norah Jones announces spring tour

 Norah Jones performs on the ABC show
Norah Jones performs on the ABC show 'Good Morning America' in New York July 6, 2007. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
— image credit: Reuters

By Michael D. Ayers

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Her new album is entitled "The Fall," but Norah Jones is waiting until spring to embark on a 36-city tour, which kicks off March 5 in Tulsa, Okla.

The trek will see the veteran jazz-pop singer play midsize theaters in major cities such as New York, Los Angeles and Chicago -- but also hit many smaller markets like Akron, Ohio; El Paso, Texas; and Mobile, Ala. Several shows go on sale December 4, with the rest becoming available before the end of the year.

"The Fall" is Jones' fourth studio album. She's riding a wave of critical praise for the set, on which Jones takes a more roots-rock approach to songwriting, leaving behind the slow balladry that defined her early work. "The Fall" features collaborations with Okkervil River's Will Sheff, Ryan Adams, Marc Ribot and Smokey Hormel.

Jones' fans seem to welcome the new approach. Last week, "The Fall" debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, selling 180,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

While fans become acquainted with her new tunes over the next few months, they can also look forward to three new remixes -- all of which will be released January 12 as digital downloads and on vinyl. The single "Chasing Pirates" will get remixed by Santigold as well as Beck's remix collective the Droogs. The song "That's What I Said," which is featured on the latest "NCIS" soundtrack, gets the remix treatment from the Beastie Boys' Adrock and Mike D.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Get your Glassies tickets now
 
Oceanside Montessori open house at new location
 
Police investigate suspicious death in Campbell River
Sooke River was once a skating rink
 
Oh! Canada
 
Alberni farmer helps with fruit harvest program

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 16 edition online now. Browse the archives.