More Artists Added For Emmylou Harris Tribute
December 11, 2014 at 7:25 AM (PT)
Music icons VINCE GILL, CHRIS HILLMAN & HERB PEDERSEN and DANIEL LANOIS are the latest performers announced as part of THE LIFE & SONGS OF EMMYLOU HARRIS: AN ALL- STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION. The taping will take place at DAR CONSTITUTION HALL in WASHINGTON, DC, on JANUARY 10th.
In addition to the newly announced performers, the concert will feature a lineup of music stars, including: HARRIS, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, JOAN BAEZ, ALISON KRAUSS, SHERYL CROW, MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER, MAVIS STAPLES, MARTINA McBRIDE, JOHN HIATT, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, CONOR OBERST, TRAMPLED BY TURTLES, STEVE EARLE, PATTY GRIFFIN, RODNEY CROWELL, IRON & WINE, SHAWN COLVIN, SHOVELS & ROPE, SARA WATKINS and THE MILK CARTON KIDS.
GRAMMY winners DON WAS and BUDDY MILLER will serve as music directors leading an all-star band backing the performers. KEITH WORTMAN is the creator and executive producer of the show along with HARRIS' manager KEN LEVITAN. THE LIFE & SONGS OF EMMYLOU HARRIS: AN ALL-STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION will be filmed and recorded for multi-platform distribution.
"EMMYLOU HARRIS is a once-in-a-lifetime music artist," says WORTMAN. "With the addition of VINCE GILL, CHRIS HILLMAN, HERB PEDERSEN and DANIEL LANOIS, whom all mean so much to her, we have joined together to create a once-in-a-lifetime concert event in her honor."