Chieftains Celebrate 50 Years With Voice Of Ages
November 29, 2011 at 2:04 PM (PT)
THE CHIEFTAINS, the world’s most celebrated traditional IRISH band, will mark their 50th anniversary with the release of Voice of Ages on FEBRUARY 21st, 2012 via HEAR MUSIC/CONCORD.
The disc -- produced PADDY MOLONEY and T BONE BURNETT --- will feature the band collaborating with a broad variety of artists, including THE DECEMBERISTS, PUNCH BROTHERS, THE SECRET SISTERS, THE LOW ANTHEM, THE CIVIL WARS, CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS, LISA HANNIGAN, PAOLO NUTINI, IMELDA MAY and BON IVER.
Founded in 1962, THE CHIEFTAINS are winners of six GRAMMY AWARDS and an ACADEMY AWARD. Their 2012 U.S. tour will kick off in SANTA BARBARA, CA on FEBRUARY 17th and will culminate with a special 50th Anniversary ST. PATRICK'S DAY show at NEW YORK's CARNEGIE HALL on MARCH 17th.