Alison Krauss returning to Lake Tahoe with Union Station | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Alison Krauss returning to Lake Tahoe with Union Station

Tim Parsons

Yes, Tahoe, you can go down-home again.

Alison Krauss & Union Station have been added to Harvey’s Summer Outdoor Summer Concert Series.

The bluegrass quintet will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 10, in the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6 and cost $49.50, $69.50 and $99.50. An opening band will be named later.

Krauss, Robert Plant and T Bone Burnett played at the same venue in 2007 after the release of their “Raising Sand” CD, which received six Grammy Awards. A follow-up album was planned but it never materialized. Krauss told Lake Tahoe Action Union Station will always be her main band.

“I think all three of us want to continue this and are hoping it will go on and on,” she said in a 2007 conference call with reporters. “But Union Station is like home. I am hoping to continue this and be able to go home too.”

Phish makes its Tahoe debut Aug. 9-10 at Harveys, and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. April 29. The shows will sell out quickly. The venue holds 8,500, which is intimate for the biggest jam band in the land.

The other outdoor shows are Diana Krall June 18, Lady Antebellum July 29 and Miranda Lambert Aug. 19. More concerts are expected to be announced.

Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster outlets or http://www.ticketmaster.com or http://www.apeconcerts.com.

Krauss & Union Station on April 12 released “Paper Airplane,” the group’s first album of all-new recordings in partnership since 2004’s “Lonely Runs Both Ways,” which won three Grammys.

Union Station is Jerry Douglas (Dobro, lap steel, vocals), Dan Tyminski (guitar, mandolin, lead vocal), Ron Block (banjo, guitar) and Barry Bales (bass, vocals), with Krauss on lead vocal and fiddle. Each band member has solo projects.

Krauss has released 14 albums, won 27 Grammy Awards and helped revive bluegrass with her contribution to the soundtrack “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User