KD Lang - NewsThe latest news from KD Langhttp://www.kdlang.com/newsk.d. lang sings Surprise Encore Performance on Broadway for Charity<br /><img src="http://groundctrl.s3.amazonaws.com/clients/kd-lang/media/09/02/images/assets/medium.TivVjkF9vkfnMn4YV6JhYxMesrWI25QawzDJjKNlbuQ.jpg" /><br /><p>After another stellar performance as the "Guest Star" in Broadways After Midnight, the crowd at the Brooks Atkinson Theater on Friday night were in for a treat. Hill introduced Tony Award-winning chairman of The Actors Fund, Brian Stokes Mitchell, who explained that the Actors Fund received a call from a supporter pledging a $10,000 donation if they could arrange for k.d. lang to perform her iconic rendition of Leonard Cohens "Hallelujah" on the Broadway stage. k.d. agreed and took the stage for a special encore, performing the song to an immediate standing ovation.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:42:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/204743K.D. Lang to Appear at Wake Up Festival<p>In conjunction with <a href="http://toolsforpeace.org/" target="_blank">Tools for Peace</a>, k.d. lang will be appearing at the Wake Up Festival this August in Estes Park, Colorado. This one of a kind, five-day "immersion experience" will include a rare interview with k.d. lang on the evening of August 22nd, followed by a very special performance with k.d.<br /> <br /> For more information, please visit: <a href="http://wakeupfestival.com/" target="_blank">WakeUpFestival.com</a></p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:30:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/204733k.d. lang debuts on Broadway in "After Midnight"<br /><img src="http://groundctrl.s3.amazonaws.com/clients/kd-lang/media/02/02/images/assets/medium.PjKBgpsiNcAYZfdtoB2oHdUz81hZW7q_eltL5YUrUPk.jpg" /><br /><p>The lights dimThe music simmersAnd the theater gets ready to blast into the stratosphere as a company of 42 heart-stopping vocalists, eye-blurring tappers, rule-breaking dancers and chart-topping Special Guest Star singers - led by Grammy-winner <strong>k.d. lang</strong>, now thru March 9 - join forces with The Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, a 17-piece band hand-selected by jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. It all happens at AFTER MIDNIGHT, the new Broadway phenomenon that catapults the greatest music of Duke Ellington and Harlems Golden Age into the 21st century. As the New York Post says, <em>t, under any circumstances, miss it!</em></p> <p>For more information, please visit: <a href="http://www.aftermidnightbroadway.com/">www.aftermidnightbroadway.com/</a></p> <p></p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:55:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/201673Stop, Breathe & Think<p>k.d. would like you to join her in the "Stop, Breathe and Think" campaign. Watch the video below and share!</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/84058913?portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="500"></iframe></p> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/84058913">SB&T App kd lang</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/toolsforpeace">Tools for Peace</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:02:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/197903L.A.C.E.R. Afterschool Programs To Honor k.d.lang<p></p> <div>The Avalon Hollywood will be the site of the 18th Annual Super-Star Celebration Fundraising Brunch benefiting the L.A.C.E.R. Afterschool Programs. To be held on Sunday, November 17th, L.A.C.E.R. will be honoring Grammy Award Winning Singer/Song Writer k.d.lang.</div> <div></div> <div>Declared by Tony Bennett to be the best singer of her generation, k.d. lang has been thrilling audiences with her unparalleled vocal stylings and exuberant performances for more than 25 years. The recipient of 14 Grammy nominations and 4 Grammy Awards, k.d. serves as an ambassador for Tools for Peace, a transformative program offered through L.A.C.E.R. that teaches youth a set of skills for peaceful conflict resolution.</div> <div></div> <div>The Super-Star Celebration Fundraising Brunch will be hosted by Fritz Coleman and Will Seymour and will also be attended by musician, songwriter, record producer and previous L.A.C.E.R. honoree Linda Perry and by Sara Gilbert, actress and creator/co-host of CBSs The Talk. City Councilmember Tom LaBonge will also be honored. </div> <div></div> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:43:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/189753"After Midnight" Tickets On Sale Now<p>Tickets are now on sale for k.d. langs strictly limited season in <a href="http://www.aftermidnightbroadway.com">After Midnight</a> on Broadway!The premiere, with k.d. in attendance, was called "sparkling" by the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/04/theater/reviews/after-midnight-on-broadway-fetes-the-heyday-of-an-era.html?_r=0">New York Times</a>.</p> <p>k.d.s run starts February 11, 2014.Click <a href="http://www.aftermidnightbroadway.com">HERE</a> to buy your tickets.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:36:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/187883"After Midnight" Fan Pre-Sale Starts Now!<p>Tickets to k.d.s run of <a href="http://www.aftermidnightbroadway.com">After Midnight</a> on Broadway are on exclusive pre-sale at Ticketmaster with the special code KDFAN. Click <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/dr8de">HERE</a> to get your tickets now!</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sat, 02 Nov 2013 03:59:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/187633k.d. lang to Make Her Broadway Debut in "AFTER MIDNIGHT"<br /><img src="http://groundctrl.s3.amazonaws.com/clients/kd-lang/media/11/11/images/assets/medium.v4ngfpwYUHml09r9GZ-sGu-S-LOSU7Fe-axXhgkrTTQ.jpeg" /><br /><p></p> <div>Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis announced today that k.d. lang will make her Broadway debut in the new musical "After Midnight." She will join the company following fellow Grammy Award-winner Fantasia as the second Special Guest Star vocalist beginning Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (and continuing through Sunday, March 9, 2014). As previously announced, "After Midnight" will reintroduce the Cotton Clubs exciting tradition of welcoming the stars of today in limited engagements throughout the musicals run. Tickets for k.d. langs engagement will go on sale Monday, November 4, 2013.</div> <div></div> <div>The wildly eclectic opening night cast of "After Midnight" will also include the previously announced Dul Hill and Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox along with star dancers Julius Chisholm, Virgil J. Gadson, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Karine Plantadit and Jared Grimes; vocalists Everett Bradley, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Rosena M. Hill Jackson, Monroe Kent III, Cedric Neal, Bryonha Marie Parham and T. Oliver Reid; and dancers Marija Abney, Phillip Attmore, Christopher Broughton, Taeler Elyse Cyrus, C.K. Edwards, Danielle Herbert, Bahiyah Hibah, David Jennings, Erin N. Moore, Justin Prescott, Desmond Richardson, Monique Smith and Daniel J. Watts.</div> <div>The evocative "After Midnight" will take the sexy, smoky glamour of the original Jazz Age and catapult it into a whole new era of heart-pounding, mind-blowing entertainment for modern Broadway audiences.</div> <div></div> <div>Refracted through a contemporary lens, "After Midnight" will celebrate Duke Ellingtons years at the Cotton Club using his original arrangements and performed by a world-class big band of 17 musicians hand-picked by living jazz legend, Wynton Marsalis. The timeless tunes set against a narrative of Langston Hughes poetry will provide an authentic backdrop for an array of cutting-edge performances by 25 sensational vocalists and dancers, including special guest stars, whose interpretations will shatter everything you think you know about music, nightlife and Broadway.</div> <div></div> <div>"After Midnight" is a new production of Cotton Club Parade which played two smash-hit, sold-out engagements at City Center. Conceived by Jack Viertel, "After Midnight" features direction and choreography by Warren Carlyle, musical direction by Wynton Marsalis and musical supervision by Daryl Waters.</div> <div></div> <div>The design team for "After Midnight" will include prolific design couple Isabel Toledo (costumes) and Ruben Toledo, Tony Award-winners John Lee Beatty (set design), Howell Binkley (lighting design) and Peter Hylenski (sound).</div> <div></div> <div>"After Midnight" is produced by Scott Sanders Productions, and Wynton Marsalis, in association with Marks-Moore-Turnbull Group; Stephen and Ruth Hendel; Tom Kirdahy.</div> <div></div> <div>The performance schedule for After Midnight will be as follows: Beginning November 5, 2013: Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and matinee performances on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 pm and Sundays at 3 pm. Tickets range from $60.00 to $142.00 (premium tickets will be available for $199). Tickets for groups of 12 or more can be purchased by calling 212-239-6262 or 800-432-7780 or by visiting <a href="http://groups.telecharge.com">http://groups.telecharge.com</a>.</div> <div></div> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 13 Sep 2013 08:16:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/177513k.d. lang to Make Her Broadway Debut in "AFTER MIDNIGHT"<br /><img src="http://groundctrl.s3.amazonaws.com/clients/kd-lang/media/12/09/images/assets/medium.SA1Lb4zX-m7oZ60GAVKmNWjZydtoEonOYIK-LxgMVTo.jpeg" /><br /><p></p> <div>Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis announced today that k.d. lang will make her Broadway debut in the new musical "After Midnight." She will join the company following fellow Grammy Award-winner Fantasia as the second Special Guest Star vocalist beginning Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (and continuing through Sunday, March 9, 2014). As previously announced, "After Midnight" will reintroduce the Cotton Clubs exciting tradition of welcoming the stars of today in limited engagements throughout the musicals run. Tickets for k.d. langs engagement will go on sale Monday, November 4, 2013.</div> <div></div> <div>The wildly eclectic opening night cast of "After Midnight" will also include the previously announced Dul Hill and Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox along with star dancers Julius Chisholm, Virgil J. Gadson, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Karine Plantadit and Jared Grimes; vocalists Everett Bradley, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Rosena M. Hill Jackson, Monroe Kent III, Cedric Neal, Bryonha Marie Parham and T. Oliver Reid; and dancers Marija Abney, Phillip Attmore, Christopher Broughton, Taeler Elyse Cyrus, C.K. Edwards, Danielle Herbert, Bahiyah Hibah, David Jennings, Erin N. Moore, Justin Prescott, Desmond Richardson, Monique Smith and Daniel J. Watts.</div> <div>The evocative "After Midnight" will take the sexy, smoky glamour of the original Jazz Age and catapult it into a whole new era of heart-pounding, mind-blowing entertainment for modern Broadway audiences.</div> <div></div> <div>Refracted through a contemporary lens, "After Midnight" will celebrate Duke Ellingtons years at the Cotton Club using his original arrangements and performed by a world-class big band of 17 musicians hand-picked by living jazz legend, Wynton Marsalis. The timeless tunes set against a narrative of Langston Hughes poetry will provide an authentic backdrop for an array of cutting-edge performances by 25 sensational vocalists and dancers, including special guest stars, whose interpretations will shatter everything you think you know about music, nightlife and Broadway.</div> <div></div> <div>"After Midnight" is a new production of Cotton Club Parade which played two smash-hit, sold-out engagements at City Center. Conceived by Jack Viertel, "After Midnight" features direction and choreography by Warren Carlyle, musical direction by Wynton Marsalis and musical supervision by Daryl Waters.</div> <div></div> <div>The design team for "After Midnight" will include prolific design couple Isabel Toledo (costumes) and Ruben Toledo, Tony Award-winners John Lee Beatty (set design), Howell Binkley (lighting design) and Peter Hylenski (sound).</div> <div></div> <div>"After Midnight" is produced by Scott Sanders Productions, and Wynton Marsalis, in association with Marks-Moore-Turnbull Group; Stephen and Ruth Hendel; Tom Kirdahy.</div> <div></div> <div>The performance schedule for After Midnight will be as follows: Beginning November 5, 2013: Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and matinee performances on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 pm and Sundays at 3 pm. Tickets range from $60.00 to $142.00 (premium tickets will be available for $199). Tickets for groups of 12 or more can be purchased by calling 212-239-6262 or 800-432-7780 or by visiting <a href="http://groups.telecharge.com">http://groups.telecharge.com</a>.</div> <div></div> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 13 Sep 2013 08:16:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/177523k.d. lang Joins Sarah McLachlan's "Barefoot in the Backyard" Benefit Concert<p>k.d. lang will be joining Sarah McLachlans "Barefoot in the Backyard" benefit celebration on September 14, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta. Proceeds benefit the Sarah McLachlan School of Music, the University of Alberta Music Program, the Edmonton Opera, and the Alberta Ballet. The Barenaked Ladies, Colin James, Chris Hadfield and students from the Sarah McLachlan School of Music are also on the bill.</p> <p>For more information and to purchase tickets, visit <a href="http://www.barefootinthebackyard.com">http://www.barefootinthebackyard.com</a>.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:08:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/172583SPARC "Tree of Life" Pre-Sale<p>Starting at 10:00a local time on Tuesday, June 25, you can get advance tickets to k.d. langs performance at the SPARC "Tree of Life" event with the pre-sale code "SPARC" at check-out. Click <a href="http://www.landmarktheater.net/events/detail/sparcs-live-art-tree-of-life">HERE</a> to get your tickets!</p> <p>Tickets are also sold in-person at the Richmond CenterStage Box Office on 6th Street downtown (between Broad Street and Grace Street), weekdays from 10:00a to 5:00p, including tomorrows pre-sale day.</p> <p>For limited premium seating available with VIP tickets, please contact SPARC at (804) 353-3393.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:05:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/159423Tools for Peace Fundraiser<p>Join k.d. in supporting the 8th Annual Tools for Peace Summer Teen Camp, which offers youth ages 12-16 a transformative weeklong experience rooted in practicing mindfulness, learning mediation and cultivating compassion in the beautiful mountains of Tehachapi, CA.</p> <p>Help Tools for Peace raise $25,000.00 by August 3rd to fulfill over 35 scholarship requests received for this years camp. By donating, you provide scholarships to youth from low-income, disadvantaged backgrounds, many whose families may not otherwise be able to afford camp for their teen, but wish to attend.</p> <p>100% of every donation goes towards helping teens benefit from the Teen Camp experience. Click <a href="http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/compassion-in-action-chain-reaction-send-a-kid-to-camp">HERE</a> to donate.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:28:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/156773k.d lang to Perform at SPARC's "Live Art: Tree of Life" Event<p></p> <p>k.d. lang will be joining Jason Mraz along with other prominent recording artists and featured musicians to perform visual and performance art with children of all abilities in "LIVE ART: Tree of Life," to be held Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 6:00pm at the Landmark Theater in Richmond, VA.Produced and directed by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC), LIVE ART: Tree of Life tickets will be available to the general public online and through the CenterStage box office on June 28, 2013 at 10:00am.</p> <p>LIVE ARTs featured musicians will also include singer-songwriter Christina Perri,songwriter and jazz vocalist Rene Marie,singer-songwriter and Independent Music Award winner Robbin Thompson,nationally recognized keyboardist Daniel Clarke (Modern Groove Syndicate), soulful singer-songwriters Steve Bassett, Susan Greenbaum and Jesse Harper, conductor/arranger Samson Trinh and his Upper East Side Big Band, and stellar singer and banjoist Josh Small.</p> <p>LIVE ART is more than just a concert event. For eleven months, 120 students with a range of developmental disabilities (autism, Williams syndrome, Down syndrome), hearing and vision impairment participate in performing arts classes alongside typically developing students. Through weekly classes, including summer workshops and a collaboration of over 40 professional teaching artists, arts educators and special educators, students explore innovative ways of combining art forms such as: dance with computer technology, visual art, music theory, dance with paint, creative writing, spoken word, photography, acting, set design, singing, and performance. The students engagement in the arts expands their self-awareness, awareness of others, and range of emotional contact, physical self-control, and empathy. Each class will collectively perform their visual and performance art with the featured musicians in the LIVE ART: Tree of Life concert in the Landmark Theater.</p> <p>LIVE ART demonstrates a rare, expansive partnership, uniting nonprofits across multiple sectors, public and private schools, and government. Community partners include the Faison School of Autism, Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Richmond Ballets Minds in Motion, The Richmond Boys Choir, JAMinc., the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired, Collegiate School, Northstar Academy, St. Catherines and St. Christophers School(s), The Visual Arts Center, Dreamers Theater and area public school systems.</p> <p>LIVE ARTwas created in 2011 by Erin Thomas-Foley, SPARCs Director of Education. In her 16th year with SPARC, Erins work has garnered such awards as one of Belle Magazines Women of the Year in Arts for 2013, the YWCAs Outstanding Woman in Arts for 2013, and one of Virginias Most Influential Women in 2013 from Virginia Lawyers Media. Thomas-Foleys vision and inspiration have acquired strong support from artists, musicians, educators, students, families, donors, and community partners.</p> <p>A full-length documentary film that details the creation and launch of LIVE ART is currently in post-production. Filmmakers Martin Montgomery and Bill Gaff are creating this film to help share the power of this program. The short film, a trailer for the full-length documentary, recently won first place in the PBS National Online Short Film Festival. </p> <p>All students are participating tuition-free, thanks to major project funding by the Stanley and Kim Markel Memorial Fund of the Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia. Additional sponsors include the Virginia Commission for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Jane & Rick Costello, Williams & Sherrill, Pam & Bruce Belleman, The Felmus Family, Drs. Anne-Marie Irani and Larry Schwartz and many individual donors. Additional sponsorships are still available.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:02:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/156593The Edmonton Journal Reviews "Balletlujah!"<p>The Edmonton Journal calls "Balletlujah!" "a testament to artistic freedom, and it won't be bound by conventions or contained to one genre," saying "what we have here is very stunning, fully realized and multi-faceted ballet." Read the rest of the review <a href="http://www.edmontonjournal.com/touch/entertainment/Stunning+multi+faceted+Balletlujah+dares+different/8336694/story.html?rel=1270168" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p> <p>For an interview with the Alberta Ballet's artistic director Jean Grand-Maitre about "Balletlujah!," click <a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/theatre-and-performance/balletlujah-how-to-make-kd-langs-story-and-the-power-of-that-voice-into-ballet/article11699602/" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sun, 05 May 2013 07:40:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/149191k.d. lang at the Juno Awards<p>k.d. encouraged the crowd at tonight's Juno Awards to "let your freak flags fly. Embrace the quirkmeister that is inside all of us."</p> <p>Read the full transcript of k.d.'s acceptance speech <a href="http://huff.to/15xtY2C" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sun, 21 Apr 2013 21:45:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/147171k.d. Voted "Best Canadian Singer" by CBC<p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:DocumentProperties> <o:Template>Normal.dotm</o:Template> <o:Revision>0</o:Revision> <o:TotalTime>0</o:TotalTime> <o:Pages>1</o:Pages> <o:Words>354</o:Words> <o:Characters>2021</o:Characters> <o:Company>Direct Management Group</o:Company> <o:Lines>16</o:Lines> <o:Paragraphs>4</o:Paragraphs> <o:CharactersWithSpaces>2481</o:CharactersWithSpaces> <o:Version>12.0</o:Version> </o:DocumentProperties> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG /> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves>false</w:TrackMoves> <w:TrackFormatting /> <w:PunctuationKerning /> <w:DrawingGridHorizontalSpacing>18 pt</w:DrawingGridHorizontalSpacing> <w:DrawingGridVerticalSpacing>18 pt</w:DrawingGridVerticalSpacing> <w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery> <w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas /> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables /> <w:DontGrowAutofit /> <w:DontAutofitConstrainedTables /> <w:DontVertAlignInTxbx /> </w:Compatibility> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:LatentStyles DefLockedState="false" LatentStyleCount="276"> </w:LatentStyles> </xml><![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 10]> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> <!--StartFragment--> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt; text-align: justify;">The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) recently assembled a panel of its producers and hosts to compose a list of its countrys 25 greatest singers ever, selecting k.d. lang for the top spot. For the full list, please visit <a href="http://music.cbc.ca/#/blogs/2013/3/The-25-greatest-Canadian-singers-ever">music.cbc.ca</a>.</p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt; text-align: justify;"></p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt; text-align: justify;">The CBC explains its choice: "Apologies to Jeff Buckley, but lang's cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" is now the definitive version and everyone needs to stay away from singing it forever and ever. It will never get better than this. Don't even try."</p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt; text-align: justify;"></p> <p style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt; text-align: justify;">"But we're grateful lang took it on, if only to cement her position as Canada's best singer and remind everyone of just how good she is. The decadence of her voice is carefully balanced with her straightforward delivery. She's not precious, she doesn't indulge in diva-like vocal tricks - lang sings from the gut and the heart, and it's perfection."</p> <!--EndFragment--></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:15:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/140201Bridge School Benefit<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will join Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White, The Flaming Lips, Ray LaMontagne, Lucinda Williams, Gary Clark, Jr., Sarah MacLachlan and more at the Bridge School Benefit on October 20th and 21st at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA.</p> <p>Tickets go on sale at 10:00a on Friday, September 14th. Purchase <a href="http://www.livenation.com/Bridge-School-Benefit-Concert-tickets/artist/807229" target="_blank">HERE</a>!</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 12 Sep 2012 23:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/96761Canadian Tour Contest<p> <p class="p1">Between now and 9/14, you can win your way into your choice of shows on the Canadian tour! Click <a href="http://www.canada.com/contests/kdlang2012/contest.html" target="_blank">HERE</a>!</p> </p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 07 Sep 2012 11:15:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/95871Balletlujah!<p>Continuing Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maitre's series of tributes to the extraordinary work of Joni Mitchell, Sir Elton John and Sarah McLachlan, this season finds its inspirational muse in the soul of one of the greatest singers of our generation: k.d. lang.</p> <p>This contemporary balley represents an intimate collaboration between the artist, choreographer and designers to create a heartfelt portrayal of the voice and the personality that has captivated audiences around the world for almost 30 years.</p> <p>Balletlujah will play in:<br /><br />Edmonton @ <a href="http://ticket.albertaballet.com/single/psDetail.aspx?psn=669" target="_blank">Jubilee Auditorium</a> on May 3-4, 2013<br />Calgary @ <a href="http://ticket.albertaballet.com/single/psDetail.aspx?psn=629" target="_blank">Jubilee Auditorium</a> on May 9-11, 2013</p> <p>Single tickets are available now. Click on the venue names for more info.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/90931Kitty Wells<p> <p class="p1">Kitty was a matriarch. Stoic and gentle.</p> <p class="p1">You had the feeling she had seen everything. </p> <p class="p1">Her presence was calming...like she had always been there, shepherding. I know that her voice and her music will leave an indelible mark on those of us who listened. Thank you, Kitty. </p> </p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 19 Jul 2012 12:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/88491Boise Show Tonight Canceled<p>Due to unhealthy air conditions resulting from the Boise wildfires, tonight's show at the Eagle River Pavilion has been canceled. Ticket refunds will be available at point of purchase.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 12 Jul 2012 11:05:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/87311Tickets/VIP Packages for Lancaster!<p> <p class="p1">Tickets for Lancaster Performing Arts Center go on sale on Tuesday, June 19<span class="s1"><sup>th</sup></span>at 12:00pm.A very limited amount of VIP Meet & Greet packages will also be available for purchase.</p> <p class="p3">VIP Meet & Greet packages include:</p> <p class="p3">*One ticket to the September 1 performance of k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang (pit, orchestra or balcony seat)</p> <p class="p3">*Autographed tour program</p> <p class="p3">*Canvas tote bag</p> <p class="p3">*In person meet and greet with k.d. lang</p> <p class="p3">All profit from the sale of VIP packages will go to Ari Bhd, the American Foundation for Tibetan Cultural Preservation, which is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Ari Bhs retreat center is located in the peaceful mountains of Tehachapi, California.</p> <p class="p3">For more information on the concert and to purchase tickets visit<span class="s2"><a href="http://www.lpac.org/event.php?id=438">www.lpac.org/event.php?id=438</a>.</span>To purchase VIP Packages, contact the box office at (661) 723-5950.</p> <p class="p1">For more information on Ari Bhd, visit<span class="s2"><a href="http://aribhod.org/">aribhod.org</a>.</span></p> </p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 19 Jun 2012 07:00:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/84461Two New Shows Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added 2 more dates to their tour. They will be stopping in Atlantic City, NJ on August 24th to play at the Borgata Music Box, and in Lancaster, CA on September 1st to play at the Lancaster Performing Arts Center</p> <p>August 24<br />Atlantic City, NJ: <a href="http://ev6.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3AGLOBAL-BORGATA%3ABOR12%3AEMB0824%3A&linkID=global-borgata&shopperContext=&call" target="_blank">Borgata Music Box</a><br />tickets on sale now</p> <p>September 1<br />Lancaster, CA: <a href="http://www.lpac.org/event.php?id=438" target="_blank">Lancaster Performing Arts Center</a><br />tickets on sale to members now</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 29 May 2012 12:45:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/81141Canadian Shows Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be touring in Canada in the month of September. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 11th. Click on the venue names below for more info.<a href="http://vipnation.com/programs/kd-lang/" target="_blank">VIP packages</a>are also available for each show.</p> <p>September 9 - Victoria, BC: <a href="http://www.rmts.bc.ca/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=6849" target="_blank">Royal Theatre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 9:30a</p> <p>September 12 - Edmonton, AB: <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/110048A337C4A5BF?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 13 - Regina, SK: <a href="http://www.admission.com/event/k-d-lang-billets/KDL0913" target="_blank">Conexus Arts Centre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 14 - Winnipeg, MB: <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/110048A7A2056089?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Pantages Playhouse Theatre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 17 - North Bay, ON: <a href="https://secure1.tixhub.com/capitol-nb/procurement/" target="_blank">Capitol Centre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 18 - Ottawa, ON: <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/1000489AC4E2BA56?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">National Arts Centre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 19 - Kingston, ON: <a href="https://secure1.tixhub.com/kingston/Procurement/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=1540&cboEvent=606" target="_blank">Grand Theatre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 22 - Toronto, ON: <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/100048A7B8D37048?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Phoenix Concert Theatre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 23 - Toronto, ON:<a href="http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/100048A7B905706B?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Phoenix Concert Theatre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 25 - Hamilton, ON: <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/1000489EB2C38F5C?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Hamilton Place Theatre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 26 - Kitchener, ON: <a href="http://www.centre-square.com/shows/details/k.d.-lang" target="_blank">Centre in the Square</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p> <p>September 28 - Montreal, QC: <a href="http://www.theatrecorona.com/239-montreal-event-kd-lang-and-the-siss-boom-bang.html" target="_blank">Corona Theatre</a><br />on sale May 11 at 10:00a</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 07 May 2012 08:00:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/77961Portland and Seattle Shows Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang return to Portland and Seattle this July for shows at the Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre (July 1) and the Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheatre (July 3). Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, April 27th. Click on the venue names below for more info.</p> <p>July 1 - Portland, OR: <a href="http://www.oregonzoo.org/events/summer-concert-kd-lang-and-siss-boom-bang" target="_blank">Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre</a></p> <p>July 3 - Seattle, WA: <a href="http://www.zoo.org/zootunes" target="_blank">Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheatre</a></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 23 Apr 2012 11:40:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/73891Las Vegas, NV Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be stopping in Las Vegas, NV on July 13 to play at Reynolds Hall at the Smith Center. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 27 <a href="http://www.thesmithcenter.com/events/k-d-lang-and-the-siss-boom-bang/" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 20 Apr 2012 07:45:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/73361Verona, NY Show Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be playing the Turnin Stone Resort & Casino Showroom on August 15. Tickets are at available at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0000488CA5EEA173?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a> now.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:35:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/72751New Jersey Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will visit Red Bank, NJ on August 22 to play the Count Basie Theatre. Tickets are available <a href="http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?presenter=NJCB&event=lang" target="_blank">NOW</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:40:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/71351San Diego, CA Show Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be stopping in San Diego on June 20th to play Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. Tickets are on sale now at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0A004873D312447D?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sat, 31 Mar 2012 12:35:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/69011Two New Shows Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added 2 dates to this year's tour. They will be stopping in Milwaukee, WI on May 11 to play at the Northern Lights Theater at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino, and in Steamboat Springs, CO on August 3 to play the Strings Music Festival. Click on the venue names for more info.</p> <p>May 11 - Milwaukee, WI: <a href="http://paysbig.com/entertainment/calendar/k-d-lang-and-the-siss-boom-bang" target="_blank">Potawatomi Bingo Casino</a></p> <p>August 3 - Steamboat Springs, CO:<a href="http://www.stringsmusicfestival.com/events_detail.php?calendarEventDate=2012-08-03" target="_blank">Strings Music Pavilion</a><br />on sale Wednesday, April 4 at 9:00a local time</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 23 Mar 2012 06:30:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/67701Englewood, NJ Show Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be stopping in Englewood, NJ on Tuesday, August 21 to play at the Bergen Performing Arts Center. Tickets are on sale now from <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/000048689DCD9DB6" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 21 Mar 2012 17:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/67431Wendover, NV and Beaver Creek, CO Shows Announced<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang stop in Wendover, NV and Beaver Creek, CO as part of their summer tour. Tickets are on sale now - click on the venue name for more info.</p> <p>June 22 - Wendover, NV:<a href="http://www.wendoverfun.com/concerthall/terms_conditions/kd_lang.html" target="_blank">Peppermill Concert Hall</a></p> <p>August 1 - Beaver Creek, CO:<a href="https://vilarpac.org/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::name=s-12-concert-KD-Lang" target="_self">Vilar Performing Arts Center</a></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/67141Lowell, MA Show Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be performing at Boarding House Park as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series on August 18th. Tickets are available now from the Lowell Summer Music Series <a href="http://www.lowellsummermusic.org/" target="_blank">website</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 09 Mar 2012 07:05:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/65881Detroit, MI Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will visit Detroit, MI this summer and play at Sound Board at the Motor City Casino. Tickets to on sale Thursday, March 8th at 10:00a ET on <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/080048659BA73C18?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 08 Mar 2012 06:35:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/656413 Vancouver Shows Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will play 3 shows at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom this July! Pre-sales start Wednesday, March 7th and tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 9th.</p> <p>For tickets to the July 4th show, click <a href="http://www.livenation.com/event/1100485CC749717C" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p> <p>For tickets to the July 7th show, click <a href="http://www.livenation.com/event/1100485CC75671B6" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p> <p>For tickets to the July 8th show, click <a href="http://www.livenation.com/event/1100485CC75C71B8" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 06 Mar 2012 12:25:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/65421New Shows Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added additional dates to their summer tour. Click on the venue names below for more info!</p> <p>May 20 - Lawrence, KS: <a href="http://lied.ku.edu/events/kd-lang.shtml" target="_blank">Lied Center of Kansas</a></p> <p>May 24 - Houston, TX: <a href="http://www.livenation.com/event/0C00484A86FA7D36?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Verizon Wireless Theater</a></p> <p>June 2 - Cherokee, NC: <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0E004861EF31D4E1?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Harrah's Cherokee</a></p> <p>June 6 - Vienna, VA: <a href="http://www.wolftrap.org/Home/Find_Performances_and_Events/Performance/12Filene/0606show12.aspx" target="_blank">Wolf Trap Filene Center</a></p> <p>July 10 - Calgary, AB: <a href="http://www.epcorcentre.org/WhatsOn/ShowDetails.aspx?show_id=32F44CDF-992F-4E06-89A4-DF6EB162773A" target="_blank">EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts</a></p> <p>July 12 - Eagle, ID: <a href="http://cttouring.ticketfly.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=1" target="_blank">Eagle River Pavilion</a></p> <p>August 5 - Fort Collins, CO: <a href="http://www.fcgov.com/lctix/show.php?id=303" target="_blank">Lincoln Center</a></p> <p>August 10 - Chautauqua, NY: <a href="http://www.ciweb.org/calendar/#/?i=3" target="_blank">Chautauqua Institute Amphitheatre</a></p> <p>August 17 - Newport, RI:<a href="http://www.newportwaterfrontevents.com/portfolio-post/kd-lang-and-the-siss-boom-bang/" target="_blank">Newport Yachting Center</a></p> <p>August 19 - Hyannis, MA: <a href="http://www.melodytent.org/event-detail.php?eventId=388" target="_blank">Cape Cod Melody Tent</a></p> <p></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 05 Mar 2012 07:30:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/64961Modesto, CA Show Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be playing the Mary Stuart Rogers Theater at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto, CA on Friday, June 29, 2012. Tickets are on sale now from the Gallo Center <a href="http://tickets.galloarts.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=2688" target="_blank">website</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 13 Feb 2012 09:55:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/60351k.d. Nominated for Juno Award<p>k.d. and Joe Pisapia have been nominated for Producer of the Year for <em>Sing It Loud</em>. The nominees for the 2012 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto this morning.</p> <p>The 2012 JUNO Awards broadcast will air live on CTV on Sunday, April 1 from Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. Tickets for the awards ceremony go on sale this Friday, February 10, beginning at 10:00 AM ET. Click <a href="http://www.capitaltickets.ca" target="_blank">HERE</a> to purchase.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 07 Feb 2012 19:05:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/59971Orlando, FL Show Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be stopping in Orlando, FL to play Hard Rock Live on May 27. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10 at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/22004842CB2F7230?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 06 Feb 2012 11:45:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/59711New Summer Shows!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have confirmed new shows this summer! Head over to the <a href="http://kdlang.com/events" target="_blank">TOUR</a> page for more info, or click on the venue names to get your tickets.</p> <p>May 8 - Thunder Bay, ON: <a href="https://tickets.tbca.com/Online/default.asp" target="_blank">Thunder Bay Community Auditorium</a><br />May 10 - St. Paul, MN: <a href="http://oshaughnessy.stkate.edu/events/11-12/kdlang.html" target="_blank">The O'Shaughnessy</a><br />May 12 - Chicago, IL: <a href="http://www.harristheaterchicago.org/events/2011-2012-season/center-on-halsted/tab/summary" target="_blank">Harris Theater for Music + Dance</a><br />May 15 - Madison, WI: <a href="http://www.overturecenter.com/production/kd-lang" target="_blank">Overture Center</a><br />May 18 - Waukegan, IL: <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/07004838A45EA281?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Genesee Theatre</a><br />May 22 - San Antonio, TX: <a href="http://www.majesticempire.com/showEvent.php?id=1764&eid=934" target="_blank">Majestic Theatre</a><br />May 25 - New Orleans, LA: <a href="http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com/event/189968" target="_blank">Mahalia Jackson Theater</a><br />June 3 - Charleston, SC: <a href="http://spoletousa.org/events/k-d-lang/" target="_blank">Spoleto Festival USA</a><br />June 5 - Wilmington, DE: <a href="http://www.ticketsatthegrand.org/Performance?Perf_no=2039" target="_blank">The Grand Opera House</a><br />July 6 - Courtenay, BC: <a href="http://www.islandmusicfest.com/tickets/" target="_blank">Vancouver Island Music Fest</a><br />August 31 - Groveland, CA: <a href="http://www.strawberrymusic.com/home.aspx" target="_blank">Strawberry Music Festival</a></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 02 Feb 2012 12:20:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/59371Bloomington, IL Show Announced!<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will play in Bloomington, IL at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, May 17th. Tickets go on sale Monday, January 23 at 10:00a local time <a href="http://www.cityblm.org/bcd/page.asp?id=14108&show=main" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 20 Jan 2012 10:55:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/57811Year-End Reviews<p>The <a href="http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/266719/20111214/album-haves-music-fan-photos.htm" target="_blank">International Business Times</a> calls <em>Sing It Loud</em> "a must-have for every music fan." The <a href="http://bostonglobe.com/arts/music/2011/12/18/james-reed-top-albums/oO6clrFZSTwCwZpv1TXk8I/story.html" target="_blank">Boston Globe</a> calls it k.d.'s "most memorable in at least a decade." And <a href="http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/music/the-20-essential-albums-of-2011/story-e6frfn09-1226222242109" target="_blank">News.com.au</a> calls it one of the 20 "essential albums of 2011."</p> <p>Click on the titles to read the full reviews.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 22 Dec 2011 11:45:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/55661Telluride, CO Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be joining Allison Krauss and Union Station, John Prine, Bela Fleck, Bruce Hornsby and many others at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in June. k.d. performs on Saturday, June 23rd. Tickets are on sale now - get them <a href="http://shop.bluegrass.com/" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 21 Dec 2011 08:05:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/555612011 Tour Books Available Now!<p>A very limited number of tour books from k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang's Australian tour are now available in k.d.'s webstore. Including a special message from k.d., this program features 32 pages of photos from the World Tour, including never-before-seen pictures. Click <a href="http://kdlang.com/store/product/2011-australian-tour-program" target="_blank">HERE</a> to get yours!</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:05:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/55191Laytonville, CA Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be performing on June 30th, 2012 at the Kate Wolf Memorial Music in Laytonville, CA. Tickets are available now - click <a href="http://www.cumuluspresents.com/kate/ticket_information.html" target="_blank">HERE</a> to get yours!</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 13 Dec 2011 11:50:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/54691Listen to k.d.'s Edmonton Folk Festival Performance<p>You can now listen to k.d.'s performance at the Edmonton Folk Festival here: http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/cod/concerts/20110807kdlang. It will also be broadcast December 15 on CBC Radio 2 on 'Canada Live' (7 to 8pm), and December 16 on Radio 1 (2-3pm).</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 01 Dec 2011 13:55:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/53341Watch k.d. on Sunday Night<p>If you missed k.d. on Channel 7's SUNDAY NIGHT, you can now watch <a href="http://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/features/article/-/11716527/an-intimiate-evening-with-k-d-lang/" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sun, 20 Nov 2011 15:50:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/52411k.d. on Channel 7's Sunday Night<p>Tune in to Channel 7's "Sunday Night" this Sunday, November 20th to see k.d. perform exclusively. Directly afterwards, head to the show's <a href="http://au.news.yahoo.com/sunday-night/" target="_blank">website</a> to watch a studio audience Q&A with k.d. plus additional performance footage.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 17 Nov 2011 22:45:00 -0800http://www.kdlang.com/news/52251Bonhams Classic California Sale<p>k.d.'s 1967 Triumph TR6 "Desert Sled" motorcycle joins other celebrity cars and motorcyles - including Elvis Presley's 1955 Cadillac Series 75 Fleetwood Limousine and Madonna's 1987 Mercedes Benz 560SL convertible - at Bonhams' annual Classic California Sale taking place November 12 at the Petersen Auto Museum in Los Angeles. To register to bed, in person or remotely, order a catalog or to find out more, go to <a href="http://www.bonhams.com/petersen" target="_blank">Bonhams.com/Petersen</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:20:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/49951k.d. Sings "Blue Velvet" on Tony Bennett's "Duets 2" Album<p>k.d. lang joins Tony Bennett on "Blue Velvet" on his new Duets 2 album, available in stores today. Click <a href="http://www.smarturl.it/duets2" target="_blank">HERE</a> to purchase from iTunes.</p> <p>She will be performing the song with Tony Bennett on <a href="http://theview.abc.go.com/" target="_blank">The View</a> on Wednesday, September 21. Check your local listings for air times.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:30:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/46931Las Vegas Show Added<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will visit Las Vegas on October 22 to play the Pearl Concert Theater at The Palms. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 9 at 12:00p at <a href="http://bit.ly/rcqux2" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 06 Sep 2011 13:40:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/458216th Sydney Show Added!<p>Due to phenomenal demand, a 6th Sydney show has been added to k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang's Australian tour this fall. They will play the State Theatre on Sunday, November 20. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 30 at 9:00 AM local time at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com.au " target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sun, 21 Aug 2011 14:15:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/44231k.d. lang on NPR's World Cafe<p>NPR's World Cafe will broadcast their session with k.d. on Friday, August 5.</p> <p>To find your local station, click <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/stations/schedule/?prgId=39" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p> <p>To connect to the WXPN stream Monday through Friday, from 2:00p to 4:00p EST, click <a href="http://www.xpn.org/music-artist/xpn-stream" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:50:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/41141Burlington, VT and Sarasota, FL Shows Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added two shows to their 2011 tour - Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, VT on September 23 and Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota, FL on October 9.</p> <p>Tickets for the Sarasota show are on sale now. Click <a href="http://www.vanwezel.org/boxOffice/event.cfm?eveID=1089" target="_blank">HERE</a> for more info.</p> <p>Tickets for the Burlington show go on sale to members on July 21, and go on sale to the general public on August 11. For more information, click <a href="http://www.flynncenter.org/" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 13 Jul 2011 11:40:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/39961Boston, MA Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added a Boston show to their 2011 tour. They will be playing at the Wilbur Theatre on September 26. A pre-sale starts July 13 at 12:00p ET, and tickets open to the general public on July 15 at 12:00p. For more information, click <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/010046B98ABF7242?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 11 Jul 2011 10:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/39581Orono, ME Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be stopping in Orono, ME on September 24 as part of their 2011 tour. Tickets are now on sale to the general public. Click <a href="https://tickets.collinscenterforthearts.org" target="_blank">HERE</a> for more information.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 06 Jul 2011 06:20:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/39091Fifth Sydney Show Added!<p>Due to overwhelming demand, k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added a fifth Sydney show to their Australian tour. They will play the State Theatre on November 19. Tickets go on sale July 7 at 9:00a. For more info, click <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com.au " target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sun, 26 Jun 2011 15:00:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/38031Morristown, NJ Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added Morristown, NJ to their list of stops on their 2011 tour. They will be playing the Mayo Performing Arts Center on September 22. Tickets are now available as part of a subscription package. Single tickets will go on sale July 11. For more information, click <a href="http://www.mayoarts.org/indiv/indiv_kdlang.html" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 21 Jun 2011 14:35:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/37331Toronto Show Review<p>"One of the world's best - lang and her latest group the five-piece Siss Boom Bang, delivered an entertaining, at times moving, 70-minute show brimming with new alt-country material from her latest disc recorded in Nashville and older favourites."</p> <p>Click <a href="http://www.torontosun.com/2011/06/18/kd-lang-soars-in-downtown-toronto" target="_blank">HERE</a> to read the rest of the review.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sat, 18 Jun 2011 08:35:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/37031Nashville, TN Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added a Nashville date to their 2011 tour. They will play Ryman Auditorium on October 3. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 24. For more info, click <a href="http://www.ryman.com/event/detail/kdlang.html" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 17 Jun 2011 07:45:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/36931North American Tour Launches Tonight!<p>Tonight, k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will kick off an extensive North American tour with a sold-out show at the Rochester International Jazz Festival. Next Monday, June 20, they will perform at New York City's Beacon Theatre. The run, which will feature special guests the Belle Brigade, Secret Sisters and Teddy Thompson, will include an August 16 show at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles and an October 3 show at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, the historic home of the Grand Ole Opry. Visit the <a href="http://kdlang.com/events" target="_blank">TOUR PAGE</a> for the current itinerary and new dates as they are confirmed.</p> <p>"We're trying to play venues that are conducive to dancing and spontaneous outbursts," said k.d. "I wanted to focus on outdoor venues and folk festivals, particularly the Canadian folk festivals."</p> <p>"After a weekend of dozens of performances across the broad spectrum of everything related to country, lang's performance provided an eminently satisfying conclusion," said the <em>Los Angeles Times</em> of her set at the 2011 Stagecoach Festival in Indio. "lang is a beaming and ebullient figure tonight, easing her spectacular and pitch-perfect voice into every corner of 'Miss Chatelaine' and winning a standing ovation for an understated yet mesmerising reading of Cohen's 'Hallelujah,'" nothed <em>The Guardian</em> in a four-star review of a recent show at London's Royal Festival Hall. "Her sultry throb of a vocal is desire incarnate on 'I Confess' and the sublime sign of 'A Sleep With No Dreaming.'"</p> <p>The tour is the first with the Siss Boom Bang, which the <em>Los Angeles Times</em> likened to The Band and Wilco, adding: "[they] back lang with a delightfully ramshackle playfulness...The give and play of emotion is like a game of tug of war; the rope breaks, and everyone winds up in a laughing pile of limbs and bodies."</p> <p>After the North American leg concludes in October, k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will embark on an Australian tour.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 16 Jun 2011 15:30:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/36901Chico, CA Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added Chico, CA to their 2011 tour, and will be playing the Laxson Auditorium on the Cal State Chico campus on October 18. Tickets will be available as part of a series package starting July 5 at 11:00a PT. Individual ticket sales begin August 1. For more information, click <a href="http://www.csuchico.edu/upe/performance/artists/KDLang.html" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 15 Jun 2011 08:05:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/36711The Guardian Reviews k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang<p>The Guardian reviews k.d.'s show at London's Royal Festival Hall:</p> <p>"lang is a beaming and ebullient figure tonight, easing her spectacular and pitch-perfect voice into every corner of 'Miss Chatelaine' and winning a standing ovation for an understated yet mesmerising reading of Cohen's 'Hallelujah.'"</p> <p>She is in the UK for two more shows - Nottingham tonight and Glasgow on Tuesday. The North American leg of the tour starts June 16th.</p> <p></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sat, 04 Jun 2011 07:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/35861San Diego, CA Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added a San Diego, CA to their 2011 tour. They will be playing at the Balboa Theatre on Monday, October 24th. Tickets are on sale now to members, and on sale to the general public at 10:00a on Friday, June 3rd. Click <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0A0046AC79852491?brand=balboatheatre&CAMEFROM=CFC_SDCIVIC" target="_blank">HERE</a> for more info.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 01 Jun 2011 10:55:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/35441Atlanta, GA Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will play the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA on October 5th. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 3rd at 10:00a local time. Click <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0E0046BBC1B3B32F?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">HERE</a> for more info.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 31 May 2011 15:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/35381Newport News, VA Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added a stop in Newport News, VA to their 2011 tour. They will be performing at the Ferguson Center for the Arts on October. Tickets are on sale to members now, and single tickets become available starting July 8. For more info, please click <a href="http://fergusoncenter.cnu.edu/artists/lang.htm" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 27 May 2011 08:15:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/35141Austin, TX Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will make a stop at the Paramount Theatre in Austin on October 12 as part of their 2011 tour. Tickets are on sale to members now. General on-sale begins September 8. For more information, click <a href="http://www.austintheatre.org/site/Calendar/1950826939?view=Detail&id=26321" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 24 May 2011 12:30:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/34921k.d. on Getaway<p>If you missed "Getaway" on Australia's Channel Nine last week, you can now watch the full video <a href="http://getaway.ninemsn.com.au/fsaustraliavic/melbourne/8248172/kate-ceberano-and-kd-lang-do-melbourne" target="_blank">HERE</a>!</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 18 May 2011 13:40:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/34491Arizona Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added an Arizona date to their 2011 tour!</p> <p>Sunday, October 16<br />Mesa, AZ: Mesa Arts Center (<a href="http://www.mesaartscenter.com/index.php/shows/performing-live/kdlang" target="_blank">more info</a>)<br />on sale to members now<br />general on-sale: June 26</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 18 May 2011 12:05:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/34471Two New Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added two Florida dates to their tour.</p> <p>October 7<br />Clearwater, FL: Ruth Eckerd Hall (<a href="http://www.rutheckerdhall.com/events/?d=2011-10-07,2011-10-07&loc=mini-cal" target="_blank">more info</a>)<br />member on-sale: May 16<br />general on-sale: May 20</p> <p>October 8<br />West Palm Beach, FL: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (<a href="http://www.kravis.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=performances.detail&performance_id=1385&" target="_blank">more info</a>)<br />member on-sale: now<br />general on-sale: June 10</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 12 May 2011 11:20:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/34031Los Angeles Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added a Los Angeles date to their 2011 world tour! They will be playing the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre on Tuesday, August 16th, with The Secret Sisters opening.</p> <p></p><p></p> <p>Get your tickets first! A special fan pre-sale starts Wednesday, May 11 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time - visit <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/090046718EEB3DC1" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a> and enter the password SUGARBUZZ. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, May 14 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time.</p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 10 May 2011 10:00:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/338014 New Shows Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added 3 shows to their 2011 tour:</p> <p></p><p></p> <p>July 29<br />Redding, CA: Cascade Theatre (<a href="http://www.cascadetheatre.org/Calendar.asp?View=EVENT&EventID=1905&Date=07/29/2011&SectionID=-1" target="_blank">tickets</a>)</p> <p>September 29<br />Philadelphia, PA: Verizon Hall (<a href="http://www.kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4110" target="_blank">more info</a>)<br />on sale now to members</p> <p>September 30<br />York, PA: Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center (<a href="http://www.strandcapitol.org/currentseason/calendar/view.asp?id=4143" target="_blank">more info</a>)<br />on sale now to members<br />general on-sale: June 15</p> <p>October 15<br />Tucson, AZ: Centennial Hall (<a href="http://www.uapresents.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=5634" target="_blank">more info</a>)<br />member on-sale: May 16<br />general on-sale: June 13</p> <p></p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 05 May 2011 10:50:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/33541Seattle Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will perform at the Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheater in Seattle, WA on August 10. Tickets go on sale May 6, starting at 8:00a on their <a href="http://www.zoo.org/zootunes" target="_blank">website</a>, and 9:30a at the zoo gates.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 29 Apr 2011 08:45:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/32941New Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added the following shows to this year's touring schedule:</p> <p>July 14<br />Baltimore, MD: Meyerhoff Symphony Hall<br />on sale now to members (<a href="http://www.bsomusic.org/" target="_blank">more info</a>)<br />general on-sale: May 2</p> <p>August 7<br />Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Folk Festival<br />on sale June 1 (<a href="http://www.efmf.ab.ca/007.whatsnew/007-00.main.html" target="_blank">more info</a>)</p> <p>November 17<br />Sydney, NSW: State Theatre<br />on sale now (<a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/venueartist/155858/770039?brand=statetheatre" target="_blank">tickets</a>)</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 28 Apr 2011 07:05:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/32751k.d. on Art Nation<p>When k.d. was in Australia, she gave an interview and exclusive intimate performance on Art Nation in Melbourne's beautiful Ripponlea Gardens. Click below to watch:</p> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.abc.net.au/arts/stories/s3198325.htm" target="_blank">Interview</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.abc.net.au/arts/stories/s3198146.htm" target="_blank">"Inglewood"</a></p> <p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/32691New Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added two shows this summer.</p> <p>June 27<br />Montreal, QC: Montreal Jazz Fest<br />tickets on sale April 30 (<a href="http://www.montrealjazzfest.com/program/concert.aspx?id=10267" target="_blank">more info</a>)</p> <p>September 27<br />Buffalo, NY: University of Buffalo's Center for the Arts<br />tickets on sale April 29 at 10:00a (<a href="http://www.ubcfa.org/webmodules/event/Events.aspx?eid=708#708e" target="_self">more info</a>)</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 26 Apr 2011 07:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/32471Saratoga, CA and Portland, OR Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have confirmed 2 additional tour dates this year.</p> <p>July 31<br />Saratoga, CA: Mountain Winery<br />Tickets on sale May 9 (<a href="http://www.mountainwinery.com/wsdconcertdining/concertdiningview/action/view/frmArticleID/415" target="_blank">more info</a>)</p> <p>August 12<br />Portland, OR: Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre<br />Tickets on sale April 29 (<a href="http://oregonzoo.org/Concerts/" target="_blank">more info</a>)</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 25 Apr 2011 13:15:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/32341k.d. BBC Radio 2 In Concert<p>If you missed k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang's BBC Radio 2 In Concert performance tonight, you can now watch it in its entirety <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010dkbz#clips" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 21 Apr 2011 17:20:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/31901Boulder, CO Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be performing at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO on August 3. Tickets go on sale to members on April 30, and go on sale to the general public on May 7. For more info, click <a href="http://www.chautauqua.com/tickets.htm" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sun, 17 Apr 2011 15:55:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/31251Sing it Loud in Europe; TV Appearances<p>This Monday, April 18th, <em>Sing it Loud</em> will be in stores in the UK and Europe. You can also find the record at <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sing-Loud-K-D-Lang-Siss/dp/B004NCOQEW/ref=zg_bsn%20r_music_12" target="_blank">Amazon</a>, and iTunes has both the <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/gb/preorder/sing-it-loud/id421899640" target="_blank">Standard</a> 10-track version and <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/gb/preorder/sing-it-loud/id421899235" target="_blank">The Complete Sessions</a>.</p> <p>Here's what the British press already have to say about the record:</p> <p>"[k.d.] has gone right back to basics to produce an album that is mournful, meaningful and most importantly showcases those amazing pipes." - Daily Express</p> <p>"That incredible voice returns and what a joy of a record it graces. lang is back with a bang." - The Sun</p> <p>"lang has a band again...the difference is at once measurable in the mirror-ball flecked declamations of 'I Confess' and the empathetic cocoon created by lang's bandmates for 'The Water's Edge.'" - Mojo</p> <p>"<em>Sing it Loud</em> is a fine collection of sumptuous pop songs and seductive ballads. Beautifully orchestrated by her new band, it finds the Canadian crooner soaring, sweeping and swooning like a true ingenue." - Diva</p> <p>"Her voice remains utterly formidable, capable of awesome feats of power and sustain as well as feathery introspection and a kind of bruised erotic regret." - The Arts Desk</p> <p>"It will come as no surprise to fans to hear that the heart melting properties of lang's wondrous vocals remain intact. She has an innate way of swooping between notes, caressing a melody and instilling it with such yearning." - musicOMH</p> <p><strong>k.d. on TV</strong></p> <p>k.d. will be making the following appearances this week:</p> <p>Sunday, April 17 at 10:15 - <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010q2wj" target="_blank">BBC Two: Something for the Weekend</a><br />Monday, April 18 - <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/breakfast/default.stm" target="_blank">BBC One: Breakfast</a><br />Tuesday, April 19 at 22:00 - <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010p0cn" target="_blank">BBC Two: Later...Live With Jools Holland</a><br />Wednesday, April 20 at 15:00 - <a href="http://www.itv.com/Lifestyle/TheAlanTitchmarshShow/" target="_blank">ITV1: Alan Titchmarsh Show</a><br />Thursday, April 21 at 20:00 - <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010dkbz" target="_blank">BBC Radio 2: In Concert</a> (feature-length performance)<br />Friday, April 22 - <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010p0cn" target="_blank">BBC Two: Later...With Jools Holland</a> (3-song performance)</p> <p>And if you missed her US TV appearances, you can watch them by clicking the links below:</p> <p>"I Confess" on <a href="http://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show/video/episodes//monday-april-11-2011/1319874?tin=2276" target="_blank">The Tonight Show with Jay Leno</a><br />"I Confess" and interview on <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/kd-lang-sings-confess-gma-13373673" target="_blank">Good Morning America</a><br />"I Confess" on <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc3uE1Jyz3g" target="_blank">The View</a></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sat, 16 Apr 2011 10:35:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/31171Third Sydney Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have confirmed a third show at The State Theatre in Sydney on November 16. Tickets go on sale at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/event/1300467F95BE7B58?artistid=770039&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=2" target="_blank">Ticketmaster</a> on Monday, April 18 at 9:00a. They will also be visiting The State Theatre on November 9th and 10th.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 15 Apr 2011 08:20:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/31031Ottawa Jazz Festival<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be performing at the Ottawa Jazz Festival on June 25th. Click <a href="http://ottawajazzfestival.com/index.php/k-d-lang-and-the-siss-boom-bang/" target="_blank">HERE</a> for tickets.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 13 Apr 2011 13:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/30721Salt Lake City, Denver and Palm Desert Shows Announced<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang have added 3 more shows to their 2011 touring schedule:</p> <p>August 2<br />Salt Lake City, UT: <a href="http://www.redbuttegarden.org/kdlang" target="_blank">Red Butte Garden</a><br />member on-sale: April 18 at 9:00a<br />general on-sale: May 2 at 9:00a</p> <p>August 4<br />Denver, CO: <a href="http://www.concerts.botanicgardens.org/">Denver Botanic Gardens</a><br />member on-sale: April 25<br />general on-sale: May 2</p> <p>October 23<br />Palm Desert, CA: <a href="http://www.mccallumtheatre.com/show_details.php?id=410" target="_blank">McCallum Theatre</a><br />member on-sale: April 13 at 8:00a<br />general on-sale: September 13</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 12 Apr 2011 16:50:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/30661Sing it Loud!<p><span style="border-collapse: collapse; color: #333333; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;"> </span></p> <p>k.d. says, "I love this band. I have a heart connection with every member. Making music with this band is the most creative experience I've had in my life. These magical confluences don't come along very often. Maybe once in a lifetime."</p> <p>The results of that "magical confluence<em>," Sing it Loud,</em>is in stores in North America today, April 12 (April 18 in the UK)! Visit<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/u/">iTunes</a>, and for the next week, you can also find the rest of k.d.'s catalog on sale.<em>Sing it Loud:</em><em>The Complete Sessions</em>, with 4 additional tracks, is available exclusively through k.d.'s<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/o/">webstore</a>.</p> <p>Here's what the worldwide press already have to say about the record:</p> <p>"From the stirring Roy Orbinson-esque "I Confess," which opens this damn near perfect album in subtle, then jaw-dropping fashion to the very last drop of "Sorrow Nevermore," lang delivers an album of classic pop showcasing her goosebump-inducing voice. One of the best just got better." -<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/b/">The West Australian</a></p> <p>"k.d. lang's big, sultry voice harks back to a bygone era, when pop and country singers knew how to linger over a song's melody." - New York Times</p> <p>"The big, beautiful voice of k.d. lang swoops, purrs and soars through the 10 songs on 'Sing it Loud.'" - Los Angeles Times</p> <p>"<em>Sing It Loud</em>is a collection that nods to lang's alt-country roots while reinforcing her reputation as a singer of genre-defying dexterity and beauty." -<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/n/">USA Today</a></p> <p>"[<em>Sing it Loud</em>is] a culmination, threading some of lang's old fire through her current calm." - New York Daily News</p> <p><em>Sing it Loud</em>, [she] does what she does best, with songs as soft and delicious as melting ice cream, and heartfelt lyrics that touch on relationship successes and failures." - Sunday Mail</p> <p>"[k.d.] is back, with a new band and even more breathtaking songs. It's an energising listen - k.d. at her best." - New Idea</p> <p>"<em>Sing it Loud</em>is filled with exuberance and confidence" - Radio Times</p> <p><strong>Shows This Week</strong></p> <p>To celebrate the new record, k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be performing it in its entirety to a sold-out Troubadour in LA on Monday and (Le) Poisson Rouge in NYC on Thursday. If you weren't able to get tickets, you can still catch their TV performances all this month. Check your local listings for air times.</p> <p>Thursday, April 14 -<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/x/">Good Morning America</a></p> <p>Friday, April 15 -<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/m/">The View</a></p> <p><a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/m/"></a>Monday, May 2 -<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/c/">Jimmy Kimmel Live</a></p> <p>k.d. and the band will also be on tour throughout 2011. Visit the<a style="color: #000000;" href="http://mailinglist.gctrl.com/t/y/l/ztdwd/l/q/">tour page</a>often for the latest updates on shows as they are confirmed.</p> <p></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 12 Apr 2011 06:50:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/30501Additional (Le) Poisson Rouge Tickets Available!<p><span style="font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 14px;">Additional tickets to the (Le) Poisson Rouge show in NYC this Thursday have been released, and will go on sale today at noon ET. Click <a href="https://secure.gigmaven.com/events/4992/orders/new" target="_blank">here</a> for tickets.</span></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 12 Apr 2011 06:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/30541Fairbanks, AK and Davis, CA Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have added two more shows to their 2011 tour!</p> <p>September 15<br />Fairbanks, AK: <a href="http://www.fairbanksconcert.org/" target="_blank">Hering Auditorium</a><br />tickets on sale August 1<br /><br />October 20<br />Davis, CA: <a href="http://www.mondaviarts.org/events/event.cfm?event_id=1002&season=2011" target="_blank">Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts</a><br />series subscriptions on sale now<br />single tickets on sale August 12</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sat, 09 Apr 2011 07:45:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/30181Jools Holland Performances<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will visit with <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/later/" target="_blank">Jools Holland</a> twice this month! Tune in to BBC Two on April 19 and April 22 to watch performances of "I Confess" and other songs.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:10:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/30071Last 20 Troubadour Tickets!<p>The last 20 tickets to the Troubadour on Monday are being released at 4:00p PT today! Click <a href="http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/30557" target="_blank">HERE</a> for your last chance to see k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang debut <em>Sing it Loud</em> live in its entirety.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 07 Apr 2011 15:50:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29961Jacksonville, OR Show Announced!<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be playing the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville, OR on July 27. Tickets go on sale to members on April 14, and to the general public on May 19. Click <a href="http://www.brittfest.org/performances" target="_blank">HERE</a> for more info.</p> <p></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Wed, 06 Apr 2011 18:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29861Additional Troubadour Tickets Available!<p>A few additional tickets to the April 11th Troubadour show in Los Angeles will be released for purchase at 5:00p PT today, April 4. Click <a href="http://ticketf.ly/e5gi9L" target="_blank">HERE</a> to get yours!</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 04 Apr 2011 15:40:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29561Ann Arbor Summer Festival Announced<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang will be performing at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival on July 1 on the Mainstage at Hill Auditorium. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 11 at 9:00a. For more info, click <a href="http://www.annarborsummerfestival.org/index.php/events/mainstage/" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 04 Apr 2011 07:20:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29411New York and Washington Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have confirmed two more shows this summer!</p> <p>July 3 - Highmount, NY: Belleayre Music Festival<br /><a href="http://www.belleayremusic.org/" target="_blank">tickets</a> on sale April 15</p> <p>August 9 - Bellingham, WA: Mount Baker Theatre<br /><a href="http://www.mountbakertheatre.com/events/2011/kd-lang-and-siss-boom-bang" target="_blank">tickets</a> on sale April 2 at 10:00a</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 01 Apr 2011 07:05:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29201k.d. lang on Australia's Sunrise<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang perform "Reminiscing" on Australia's Sunrise program. Check back for video of "I Confess."</p> <p><a href="http://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/-/watch/24737185/k-d-lang-live-from-brekky-central/" target="_blank">REMINiSCING</a></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 31 Mar 2011 16:55:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29191"I Confess" Music Video World Premiere<p>The music video for "I Confess," the first single from <em>Sing it Loud, </em>premieres today! Click <a href="world premiere of the music video for "i confess!" http://perezhilton.com/2011-03-31-kd-lang-i-confess-music-video-premiere" target="_blank">HERE</a> to watch it on PerezHilton.com.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 31 Mar 2011 12:45:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29151Alaska Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be playing at the Atwood Concert Hall in Anchorage, AK on September 16 and 17. Tickets go on sale June 17. For more info, please click <a href="http://www.myalaskacenter.com/OurInformation/ourinformation_theatres_Atwood.aspx" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29121Binghamton Show Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will be performing at Binghamton University's Anderson Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, July 4. Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 31 at 12:00p, and can be purchased at the box office or by calling 607-777-ARTS. You can also purchased tickets online by clicking <a href="http://www2.binghamton.edu/anderson-center/buy-tickets.html" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</p> <p></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Thu, 31 Mar 2011 06:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/29091UK Shows Announced<p>k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang have confirmed six UK shows for May/June this year prior to the US tour.The dates follow the release of new album, Sing it Loud, which is out on April 18 on Nonesuch Records.</p> <p>Monday 30th May<br /><a href="http://www2.seetickets.com/kililive/?a=kd+lang+and+the+siss+boom+bang" target="_blank">Birmingham Symphony Hall</a><br />on sale 30th March at 9:00a</p> <p>Tuesday 31st May<br /><a href="http://www2.seetickets.com/kililive/?a=kd+lang+and+the+siss+boom+bang" target="_blank">Manchester Bridgewater Hall</a><br />on sale 30th March at 9:00a</p> <p>Thursday 2nd June & Friday 3rd June<br /><a href="http://www2.seetickets.com/kililive/?a=kd+lang+and+the+siss+boom+bang" target="_blank">London Royal Festival Hall</a><br />on sale 1st April at 9:00a</p> <p>Saturday 4th June<br /><a href="http://www2.seetickets.com/kililive/?a=kd+lang+and+the+siss+boom+bang" target="_blank">Nottingham Royal Concert Hall</a><br />on sale 30th March at 9:00a</p> <p>Monday 6th June<br /><a href="http://www.ticketsoup.com/tickets/kd-lang-2011-12673/default.aspx" target="_blank">Glasgow Clyde Auditorium</a><br />on sale 30th March at 9:00a</p> <p>k.d. will also be performing the single, "I Confess," on Later with Jools Holland on April 19 and on Alan Titchmarsh on April 20.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Tue, 29 Mar 2011 06:35:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/28791Amazon Listening Party<p>Head over to Amazon.com <a href="http://www.amazon.com/K.-D.-Lang/e/B000APUQCW/ref=ep_artist_tab_glance?_encoding=UTF8&sn=d">NOW</a> to listen to full songs from <em>Sing it Loud</em>!</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:25:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/28811November Australian Tour<p>Dainty Consolidated Entertainment announced today that k.d. lang will tour Australia this November. Tickets will go on sale on Monday 18 April.</p> <p>The concert tour will see k.d. perform shows with her new band the Siss Boom Bang at the Sydney State Theatre, the Adelaide Entertainment Centre and the Canberra AIS Arena. This tour also sees k.d. play a series of very special outdoor shows, in Melbourne at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Brisbane's Riverstage, and in WA at the Swan Valley Sandalford Estate.</p> <p>Prior to the concert tour, k.d. will be in Australia in early April, to promote her brand new studio album, Sing it Loud, which will be released by Warner/Nonesuch on April 1.</p> <p>Saturday 5 November<br /><a href="http://www.ticketek.com.au" target="_blank">Perth Swan Valley Sandalford Winery</a></p> <p>Monday, 7 November<br /><a href="http://www.ticketek.com.au" target="_blank">Canberra AIS Arena</a></p> <p>Wednesday 9 November and Thursday 10 November<br /><a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com.au" target="_blank">Sydney State Theatre</a></p> <p>Saturday 12 November<br /><a href="http://www.theartscentre.com.au" target="_blank">Melbourne Sidney Myer Music Bowl</a></p> <p>Sunday 13 November<br /><a href="http://www.ticketek.com.au" target="_blank">Adelaide Entertainment Centre</a></p> <p>Tuesday 22 November<br /><a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com.au" target="_blank">Brisbane Riverstage</a></p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Sun, 27 Mar 2011 13:30:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/28731k.d. on Australian TV<p>k.d. and the Siss Boom Bang are heading Down Under. Catch them on TV next week and throughout April!</p> <p><strong>Friday, April 1</strong><br />Sunrise - k.d. performs at 7:40a and 8:50a<br />Today - k.d. interviews with Richard Wilkins at 7:40a<br />One Plus One - k.d. interviews with Jane Hutcheon on ABC 1 at 11:30a. This program will also be re-broadcast on ABC 24 at 2:30p Friday April 1, 5:30p Saturday April 2 and 7:30p Sunday April 3.</p> <p><strong>Sunday, April 3</strong><br />Weekend Sunrise - k.d. performs at 9:30a</p> <p><strong>Tuesday, April 5</strong><br />Sky News - k.d. interviews on Show Buzz. This will also be re-broadcast on Saturday, April 9.</p> <p><strong>Wednesday, April 6</strong><br />Adam Hills in Gordon Street Tonight - k.d. interviews and performs at 8:30p</p> <p><strong>Sunday, April 24</strong><br />Art Nation - k.d. interviews and performs at 5:20p. This will be re-broadcast later that night at 9:50p.</p> <p>Stay tuned for more info about radio performances. In the meantime, click <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2011/03/21/3169479.htm" target="_blank">HERE</a> to listen to an interview she did with Richard Stubbs on 774 ABC Melbourne. ABC are also giving k.d. fans the opportunity to attend an intimate performance on April 5 that will be broadcast on the air. Click <a href="http://abcdigmusic.net.au/features/kd-lang-intimate-evening-in-melbourne" target="_blank">HERE</a> to enter for your chance to be in the audience.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kdlang.com/">www.kdlang.com</a></p>Fri, 25 Mar 2011 12:50:00 -0700http://www.kdlang.com/news/28651