May 4, 2011

Grammy Award Winner Steve Earle Coming to DPAC

5.4.11- STEVE EARLE COMING TO DPAC SATURDAY, SEPT. 17TH FOR HIS "I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE TOUR". ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 3RD.

(Durham, NC) —Hardcore Troubadour, Steve Earle coming to DPAC on Saturday, September 17th, 2011 as part of his I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive tour on the heels of his new album of the same name just released in April. Earle’s long anticipated debut novel also of the same name, I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive, will be published on May 12th.

Tickets go on sale to the public beginning June 3rd at 10am:
• Online at DPACnc.com
• DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
• Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
• Ticketmaster outlets including Crabtree Valley Mall

Tickets start at $27.50 plus service charges. Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on Wednesday, June 1st. Joining the Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at www.DPACnc.com/friendofdpac. Fans should check local listings for updated tour and ticketing information.

“DPAC is quickly establishing a nice reputation among singer-songwriters as a room where the audience feels close and the sound is clear and true. It’s exciting to have Steve Earle select DPAC for this special Triangle appearance,” said Bob Klaus, GM of DPAC.

After many years of touring solo and acoustically worldwide, Steve Earle will be touring in support of the album with his highly celebrated, electric live band The Dukes (and Duchesses) featuring Allison Moorer.

A protégé of legendary songwriters Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Earle quickly became a master storyteller in his own right, with his songs being recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, Travis Tritt, The Pretenders, Joan Baez and countless others. 1986 saw the release of his debut record, Guitar Town, which shot to number one on the country charts and immediately established the term "New Country." What followed was an extremely exciting and varied array of releases including the biting hard rock of Copperhead Road (1988), the minimalist beauty of Train A Comin’ (1995), the politically charged masterpiece, Jerusalem (2002), and the Grammy Award Winning albums The Revolution Starts...Now (2004), Washington Square Serenade (2007) and Townes (2009). I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive is Steve Earle’s 14th Studio Album. For more information please go to www.steveearle.com.

DPAC’s upcoming lineup includes Chris Botti with the North Carolina Symphony (May 17), a Once in a Lifetime Event with Al Pacino (May 20) and Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers (May 21).. For more information about these and all DPAC shows please visit www.dpacnc.com.

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Sat, Sep 17, 2011 • 8:00 PM

Steve Earle