Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell to Perform at MPAC Tonight

Singer-songwriters Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell perform at the Mayo Performing Arts Center tonight, July 12, 2013 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-89. Special guests will be Devil Makes Three.

Harris performs with acclaimed songwriter Rodney Crowell, in celebration of "Old Yellow Moon," their new duet release that brims with lush harmonies and practically celebrates heartbreak in Crowell originals as well as revivals of songs by Roger Miller, Kris Kristofferson and more.

Emmylou Harris' contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years and includes 12 Grammy Awards and a Billboard Century Award. 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.

Rodney Crowell is a multi-Grammy-award winner whose songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Norah Jones, Etta James and Grateful Dead among others. His 1988 breakthrough Diamonds and Dirt, generated five #1 singles and a Grammy Award for the song "After All This Time." In 2012, Crowell released KIN: Songs By Mary Karr and Rodney Crowell, which made its debut at #1 on the Americana and Country Rock album chart. His honors also include an ASCAP Lifetime Achievement Award and membership in the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2013-2014 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. The Mayo Performing Arts Center has been designated a Major Presenting Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell will play tonight, July 12, 2013 at 8 pm. Tickets $49-89. The Mayo Performing Arts Center is located at 100 South St., Morristown, NJ. Box office: (973) 539-8008; online: www.mayoarts.org.