NOT FOR POSTING: Grammy Winner Diana Krall Announces Dates For SUMMER NIGHTS Tour Beginning 3/22


Diana Krall, the multi-platinum, Grammy-winning musician with an unprecedented nine #1 Billboard Jazz chart debuts, will begin her biggest year of touring since 2009 on March 22. After multiple appearances during Grammy week in Los Angeles, Krall is announcing nearly 20 additional dates on her 40-city, 2012 "SUMMER NIGHTS" tour, taking place across the U.S. this spring and summer.

Krall will be joined on tour by Anthony Wilson (guitar), Robert Hurst (bass), and Karriem Riggins (drums).

Since her Grammy--winning tenth studio album Quiet Nights (Verve) was released in 2009, Krall has performed on four different continents, produced Barbra Streisand's "Love Is the Answer," contributed "Simple Twist of Fate" to the charity album Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International and performed on Paul McCartney's new album, Kisses On The Bottom.

Diana Krall "Summer Nights" U.S. Tour:

3/22 – Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center
3/24 – Key Largo, FL – Ocean Reef Cultural Center
3/26 – West Palm Beach, FL – Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
3/27 – Sarasota, FL – Van Wezel Prof. Art Center
3/28 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
3/30 – Virginia Beach, VA – Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
3/31 – Newport News, VA – Ferguson Center
6/19 – Baltimore, MD – Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
6/21 – Vienna, VA – The Filene Center
6/22 – Rochester, NY – Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater
6/23 – Lenox, MA – Tanglewood
6/26 – New Brunswick, NJ – State Theatre
6/27 – Lancaster, PA – American Music Theatre
6/29 – Hyannis, MA – Cape Cod Melody Tent
6/30 – Cohasset, MA – South Shore Music Circus
7/01 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/03 – Williamsport, PA – Community Arts Center
7/06 – Chautauqua, NY – Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater
7/07 – Ocean Grove, NJ – The Great Auditorium
7/08 – Bethlehem, PA – Sands Bethlehem Event Center
7/11 – Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park Amphitheater
7/12 – Greenville, SC – Peace Center For the Performing Arts
7/13 – Nashville, TN – Schermerhorn Symphony Center
7/15 – Louisville, KY – The Kentucky Center-Whitney Hall
7/16 – Milwaukee, WI – The Riverside Theater
7/17 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Pavilion
8/05 – Beaver Creek, CO – Vilar Performing Arts Center
8/06 – Denver, CO – Denver Botanic Gardens – York Street
8/08 – Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
8/10 – Pala, CA – Pala Casino – Starlight Theater
8/11 – Indio, CA – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – Special Event Center
8/13 – Las Vegas, NV – The Smith Center for the Performing Arts – Reynolds Hall
8/15 – Livermore, CA – Wente Vineyards
8/16 – Saratoga, CA – The Mountain Winery
8/18 – Lincoln, CA – Thunder Valley Casino Resort – Outdoor Amphitheatre
8/21 – Turlock, CA – Turlock Community Theatre
8/22 – Hanford, CA – Fox Theatre
8/19 – San Francisco, CA – Davies Symphony Hall
8/24 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
8/25 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
8/26 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl
8/28 – Santa Rosa, CA – Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
8/29 – Jacksonville, OR – Britt Pavilion
8/31 – Portland, OR –Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
9/01 – Woodinville, WA – Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
9/02 – Woodinville, WA – Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery


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David Green David Green is the Executive Director of The American Foundation For Arts Education, founded by Carol Channing and her late husband, Harry Kullijian -- working to restore the Arts to our nation?s public schools and provide an arts education to every child in America. He is the founder and President of the nationally acclaimed "Musical Theatre University", a training ground for talented young people with aspirations for careers in theatre, most specifically musical theatre. Mr. Green's Broadway alumni include Tony -nominees Matthew Morrison and Stephanie Block, Drama Desk nominee Lindsay Mendez, Krysta Rodriguez, Scott Barnhardt and Anneliese VanDerPol to name a few. As a producer and director, he has staged over 150 theatrical productions for both educational and professional theatre and with such stars as Carol Channing, Cathy Rigby, JoAnne Worley, Rex Smith, Jonelle Allen, Eric Kunze, Davis Gaines, Stephanie Zimbalist, John Raitt, Betty Garrett and more. Mr. Green is the Regional Editor and Reviewer for the Inland Empire of Southern California.

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