Tour News: J.D. Souther hits the road for the first time in 24 years

J.D. Souther, the legendary singer-songwriter whose career has been highlighted by numerous hit songs recorded by a broad range of artists, has set a national tour to support If The World Was You, his first studio album in 25 years.

The album was released on Oct. 14 via Slow Curve.

Tour dates, cities and venues include:

Nov. 16 — Toronto, Hugh’s Room,

Nov. 18 — Ferndale, Mich., The Magic Bag

Nov. 19 — Cleveland, Night Town

Nov. 20 — Chicago, The Abbey

Nov. 23 — Minneapolis, Cedar Cultural Center

Nov. 25 — Denver, Soiled Drive

Dec. 3 — Houston, McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Dec. 5 — Austin, Texas, Cactus Club

Dec. 6 — Dallas, AllGood Cafe

Dec. 8 — Santa Fe, N.M., Santa Fe Brewing Company

Dec. 9 — Phoenix, Ariz., Rhythm Room

Dec. 12 — Santa Monica, Calif., McCabe’s

Dec. 13 — San Francisco, Noe Valley Ministry

Commonly credited as one of the principal architects of the California country-rock sound, Souther released his last studio album, Home by Dawn, was released in 1984. He followed that with a performance tour the next year. With the exception of a few one-off appearances in the intervening 24 years, the 1985 dates were the last live performances from Souther, who would go on to pursue an acting career.

Souther’s career has been highlighted by numerous hit songs recorded by artists including The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and others.
   

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