Kasey Chambers Releases Critically Acclaimed Double Album 'Dragonfly'

Australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers' new double album Dragonfly is out now on Essence/MGM. In support of this, her eleventh studio album, Chambers has added new North American dates to continue her international tour with stops in New York, Chicago, Seattle, Denver and more. See below for the full U.S. tour itinerary.

The record debuted in Australia at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart as well as being #1 on the ARIA Top 50 digital albums, Top 40 Country Albums, Top 20 Australian Artist Albums and Top 20 Australian Artist Country Albums.

Dragonfly, the follow up to 2014's Bittersweet, features special guests Keith Urban, Ed Sheeran, Paul Kelly, Grizzlee Train, Harry Hookey, Vika and Linda Bull, and Foy Vance. The first disc of Dragonfly was produced by ARIA Hall of Famer Paul Kelly at The Sing Sing Sessions, while the second was produced by Chambers' brother Nash Chambers at The Foggy Mountain Sessions.

Of the new recording, Chambers reflects, "Working with Paul Kelly as my producer on one side of the double album Dragonfly was a dream come true. Paul brought out a whole new side of me, but then I also got to enjoy the comforts of recording with the person who knows and has shaped my original sound better than anyone, my brother Nash, along with my live touring band who have become a huge part on my sound. This double album shows who I am as much as any piece of work I have ever done."

Acclaimed artist David Bromley created a portrait of Chambers for the album's cover art. He explains, "In painting Kasey I first endeavored to find her, instead I found many different dimensions and aspects. This portrait combines them all because she is at once uncomplicated and also a mysterious individual-this combination is very alluring."

Chambers has received 11 ARIA Awards (Australia's Grammy equivalent), 22 CMAA Golden Guitar Awards, 2 Americana Music Award Nominations and 10 APRA Awards to her name. She also holds the record for the most decorated solo APRA Songwriter in Australia (APRA is Australia's ASCAP/BMI equivalent).

Chambers has previously topped the ARIA Albums Chart with Barricades & Brickwalls (2002), Wayward Angel (2004), Carnival (2006) and Rattlin' Bones, her 2008 collaboration with Shane Nicholson.

KASEY CHAMBERS TOUR DATES

June 8-Seattle, WA-Tractor Tavern

June 9-Portland, OR-Aladdin Theater

June 11-Salt Lake City, UT-The State Room

June 13-Denver, CO-The Bluebird Theater

June 14-Boulder, CO-Fox Theatre

June 15-Fort Collins, CO-The Armory

June 16-Kansas City, MO-Knuckleheads Saloon

June 17 -Iowa City, IA - The Englert Theatre

June 19-St. Louis, MO-Off Broadway

June 21-Bloomington, IN-The Bluebird

June 22-Chicago, IL-Thalia Hall

June 23-Ann Arbor, MI-The Ark

June 24-Columbus, OH-Rumba Cafe

June 25-Cleveland, OH-Music Box

July 5-Philadelphia, PA-World Cafe Live

July 6-Pawling, NY-Daryl's House

July 7-New York, NY-City Winery

July 8-Norfolk, CT-Infinity Hall

July 12 - Northampton, MA - Iron Horse Music Hall

July 13-Alexandria, VA-The Birchmere

July 14 - Carrboro, NC - Cats Cradle

July 16 - Charlotte, NC- Neighborhood Theatre

July 18 - Chattanooga, TN - Revelry Room

July 19 - Knoxville, TN - Bijou Theatre?J

July 20-Greenville, SC - The Peace Center?

July 22-Atlanta, GA-City Winery



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