Los Angeles, CA – Multi Grammy winning singer/songwriter India.Arie has announced dates for her highly anticipated Soulbird Presents A SongVersation with India.Arie 2013 North American tour, set to kick off Saturday, September 21st in Seattle, WA. The multi-city trek will include a stop in Memphis, TN at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, October 27th. The tour comes in support of India’s acclaimed fifth studio album SongVersation (Soulbird/ Motown Records) which released June 25th, received rave reviews, and marks her fifth #1 on the Billboard R&B Album Chart and fifth top 10 debut on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.
Public ticket sales for the Orpheum engagement will start Friday, July 19th. Fans can purchase tickets online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000) the ticket counter at the Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS, Ticketmaster.com). Special VIP packages are on sale now and available for purchase at Indiaarie.com and Ticketmaster.com.
2013 continues to be a very busy year for the multi-Grammy winning, iconic singer-songwriter. In addition to prepping for the US tour, India has made a number of recent national television appearances in support of SongVersation on shows including Good Morning America, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, BET Awards and a two-episode special on Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday. For more information, please visit www.indiaarie.com.
World renowned award winning singer/songwriter India.Arie came onto the national music scene in 2001 with her Motown Records debut ACOUSTIC SOUL. She followed up in 2002 with her sophomore release VOYAGE TO INDIA and then in 2006 released her third album, the more personally expressive TESTIMONY: Vol. 1, LIFE & RELATIONSHIP. TESTIMONY VOL. 2, LOVE AND POLITICS, her fourth studio album, released in 2009. All four releases received critical acclaim and made India a highly respected and noted artist in a very short amount of time. She has sold an impressive 10 million albums worldwide and has received numerous awards and nominations including a staggering 21 Grammy nominations, 4 Grammy Awards, 3 NAACP Image awards, as well as awards from BET, Billboard, MTV, VH1, Vogue Fashion, Essence Magazine and others. In between touring and writing music, India also finds the time to help promote causes close to her heart. She is an avid supporter of female empowerment, and is a US Ambassador for UNICEF. She has performed alongside legendary acts such as Stevie Wonder, Sting, Elton John, Adele, Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana, Bette Midler and Michael McDonald amongst others, written with Stevie Wonder on the title track of his 2005 studio album “A Time For Love,” and has been featured on other various songs including John Mellencamp’s “Peaceful World.” She has performed on such prestigious television specials as The Kennedy Center Honors, The NAACP Awards and The Grammy Awards and has performed for President Obama, Nelson Mandela, Dalai Lama and at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. India recently formed SoulBird, a new lifestyle company with the mission to spread love, healing, peace and joy through the power of words and music. Started simply as an avenue for India to release music, the company has quickly expanded to include other vehicles for India’s messaging including events, merchandise, apparel, music and book publishing, film and TV and other exciting endeavors. For more information, please visit www.indiaarie.com and www.soulbird.com.
INIDA.ARIE TOUR DATES:
Date City Venue
9/21/13 Seattle, WA The Neptune
9/22/13 Portland, OR Aladdin Theater
9/24/13 San Francisco Warfield Theater
9/26/13 Anaheim, CA City National Grove of Anaheim
9/27/13 Los Angeles, CA Club Nokia
10/1/13 Dallas, TX South Side Music Hall
10/2/13 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
10/4/13 Austin, TX Moody Theater
10/6/13 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
10/8/13 Charlotte, NC Fillmore
10/9/13 Nashville, TN Ryan Auditorium
10/11/13 Orlando, FL House of Blues
10/12/13 Clearwater, FL The Palladium
10/13/13 Miami, FL Fillmore
10/17/13 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theater
10/18/13 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Centre
10/27/13 Memphis, TN Orpheum
10/29/13 Durham, NC Durham PAC
10/30/13 Washington, DC Warner Theater
11/1/13 Northampton, MA Iron Horse
11/2/13 New York, NY Beacon Theater
11/3/13 Huntington, NY The Paramount
11/16/13 Hammond, IN The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
11/17/13 Detroit, MI Motor City Casino
11/19/13 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theater
11/20/13 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
11/22/13 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
11/23/13 Philadelphia, PA Keswick Theater
11/24/13 Boston, MA Wilbur Theater
ABOUT THE ORPHEUM THEATRE
The Orpheum Theatre is operated by the Memphis Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that depends on the financial support of the community to carry out its mission to foster the enjoyment and understanding of the arts in Memphis, as well as the economic prosperity of Downtown and surrounding areas.
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EVENT TYPE: Concert
DESCRIPTION: World renowned award-winning singer/songwriter India. Arie came onto the national music scene in 2001 and quickly became regarded as a critically acclaimed and highly respected artist. Her four titles have sold an impressive 10 million albums worldwide, and she has received numerous awards and nominations including staggering 21 Grammy nominations, 4 Grammy Awards, and 3 NAACP Image Awards, as well as awards from BET, Billboard, MTV, VH1, Vogue Fashion, Essence Magazine and others.
VENUE: The Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103
DATE: Sunday, October 27, 2013 7:00 PM
TICKETS: $47.50 - $67.50
BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000