Tickets will go on sale at noon Friday, Sept. 5, for AN EVENING WITH EMMYLOU HARRIS, live on the Theatre’s historic stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12.
A 13-time Grammy winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, Emmylou Harris’ contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums and has lent her talents to countless fellow artists’ recordings. In recognition of her remarkable career, Harris was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008.
She shook up country radio in the 1970s and established herself as the premiere songwriter of a generation, selling more than 15 million records and garnering 13 Grammy Awards, three CMA Awards and two Americana Awards.
Harris has recorded with such diverse artists as Linda Ronstadt, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison, Beck, Elvis Costello, Johnny Cash, Lucinda Williams, Lyle Lovett and, most recently, Rodney Crowell, with whom she won the Grammy for “Best Americana album.”
A longtime social activist, Harris has lent her voice to many causes. She has performed at Lilith Fair, helping promote feminism in music, and has organized several benefit tours to support the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation. Harris is also an avid supporter of animal rights and is actively involved in Bonaparte’s Retreat, the dog rescue organization that she founded.
Tickets will be $93.50 / $73.50 / $53.50 at the Tampa Theatre box office or $101 / $80 / $59 online (service fees included). The show is presented by the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.