Joan Baez announces new album Whistle Down The Wind and UK tour dates

2018 marks her "last year of formal extended touring"

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Joan Baez has announced a new album Whistle Down The Wind.

Produced by Joe Henry, the album is due in early March next year. This will be her first new record since 2008’s Day After Tomorrow.

Baez will also tour in support of the album, including two shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall. This marks what she describes as her “last year of formal extended touring”.

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Baez UK dates are:

March 13 — York, Barbican
March 14 — Birmingham, Symphony Hall
March 16 — Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
March 17 — Edinburgh, Usher Hall
March 19 — Belfast, Waterfront Hall
March 21 — Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre
March 22 — Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre
May 23 — Bristol, Colston Hall
May 24 — Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
May 26 — Gateshead, The Sage
May 28 — London, Royal Albert Hall
May 29 — London, Royal Albert Hall

The December 2017 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with Robert Plant on the cover. Plant and his band have also compiled our free CD, which includes tracks by Bert Jansch, Daniel Lanois, Patty Griffin, Thee Oh Sees and more. Elsewhere in the issue, we remember Tom Petty and there are new interviews with REM, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Bootsy Collins, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and Ronnie Spector. We review Morrissey, Sharon Jones, Mavis Staples, Hüsker Dü, Tim Buckley and Talk Talk and much more.

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