Paul Simon Announces North American Tour

Paul Simon will launch a national tour for upcoming studio album, So Beautiful or So What, on April 15 in Seattle, Washington. According to the press release, Simon will be playing hits that span from his entire career, including several songs that have been previously neglected live. Simon will also be the guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon for two nights on April 6 and 7.

Simon’s touring band includes guitarist Vincent Nguini, drummer Jim Oblon, pianist Mick Rossi, saxophonist/keyboardist Andrew Snitzer, bassist Bakithi Kumalo, guitarist Mark Stewart, master percussionist Jamey Haddad and multi-instrumentalist Tony Cedras.

Elvis Costello has been tapped to pen the liner notes to So Beautiful or So What, due April 12 from Hear Music/Concord Music Group.

Paul Simon tour dates:

4/15/11Seattle, WAWAMU Theater11-Mar10:00amTicketmaster
4/20/11Los Angeles, CAPantages Theatre13-Mar10:00amTicketmaster
4/21/11Los Angeles, CAPantages Theatre13-Mar10:00amTicketmaster
4/25/11San Francisco, CADavies Symphony Hall13-Mar10:00amTicketmaster
4/26/11Oakland, CAFox Theatre13-Mar10:00amTicketmaster
5/2/11Minneapolis, MNMinneapolis Convention Center Auditorium12-Mar11:00amTicketmaster
5/6/11Toronto, ONMassey
5/10/11New York, NYThe Beacon Theatre11-Mar9:00amTicketmaster
5/11/11New York, NYThe Beacon Theatre11-Mar9:00amTicketmaster
5/17/11Chicago, ILChicago Theatre12-Mar11:00amTicketmaster
5/19/11Nashville, TNRyman Auditorium11-Mar10:00amTicketmaster
5/22/11Gulf Shores, ALHangout Festivalon sale
5/25/11Washington DCDAR Constitution Hall11-Mar10:00amTicketmaster
5/28/11Atlantic City, NJThe
5/29/11Mashantucket, CTMGM Grand Theatre @
6/1/11Boston, MAWang Theatre12-Mar10:00am