K.D. Lang has been named the recipient of the Americana Music Association's 2018 Americana Trailblazer Award. The honor will be presented to lang at the 17th annual Americana Honors & Awards, which will be held on Wednesday, September 12, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. lang will also headline the Ryman on Sunday, September 16, as part of her Ingénue Redux Tour, celebrating that landmark album's 25th anniversary.
"We are beyond excited to honor K.D. Lang at our hallmark event of the year," said Jed Hilly, Executive Director of the Americana Music Association. "Her unwavering artistry has set a new standard for any musician of this current generation, and we are humbled to honor that legacy."
K.D. Lang also announces the nine-city fall leg of her North American Ingénue Redux Tour, which, in addition to Nashville, will bring a live performance of the platinum-selling record to several cities in Florida, Alabama, and Texas. In addition to performing Ingénue, lang will sing songs from her 2004 Nonesuch album, Hymns of the 49th Parallel. See below for full list of tour dates or visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.
The tour follows the release of a re-mastered Anniversary Edition of Ingénue on Nonesuch last year. The two-disc set includes eight previously unreleased live performances from lang's 1993 MTV Unplugged episode, recorded in New York City's famed Ed Sullivan Theater.
k.d. lang on tour
Sep 7Broward Center for the Performing ArtsFt. Lauderdale, FL
Sep 8Walt Disney TheaterOrlando, FL
Sep 10Florida TheatreJacksonville, FL
Sep 12Americana Honors & AwardsNashville, TN
Sep 14Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts CenterBirmingham, AL
Sep 16Ryman AuditoriumNashville, TN
Sep 18Paramount TheatreAustin, TX
Sep 21Majestic TheatreSan Antonio, TX
Sep 23McFarlin Memorial AuditoriumDallas, TX
Sep 24Jones Hall for the Performing ArtsHouston, TX