March 1, 2016 Article by Dave Read
Jackson Browne has been added to the Tanglewood 2016 season schedule, along with Earth, Wind & Fire, Train, with Andy Grammer, and the B-52s. These concerts augment an already stellar Popular Artists segment of Tanglewood’s 2016 schedule, which runs from June 18 to September 3 at Lenox, in the Berkshires. Jackson Browne, member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, returns to the Koussevitzky Shed on Tuesday, June 21, at 7 p.m. Mr. Browne, who first played Tanglewood in 1973, headlined the July 4 2013 concert in his previous appearance here. Tickets for these shows go on sale March 14 24 starting at 10 a.m. through Tanglewood’s website, www.tanglewood.org, by phone: SymphonyCharge at 888-266-1200, and at the Symphony Hall Box Office at 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA.
Tanglewood adds Earth, Wind & Fire, Train, the B-52s to 2016 schedule
Earth, Wind & Fire open the Tanglewood season with their June 18 concert, a return engagement since their June 2011 Tanglewood debut. Founded in Chicago in 1971, they are the seventh top-selling musical group of all-time and members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Train, popular for such songs as Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me), Calling All Angels, and Hey, Soul Sister, makes their third Tanglewood appearance August 23. Opening for Train is Andy Grammer, who’s first top 10 hit on the Billboard chart was Honey, I’m Good. The B-52s, esteemed by many as The World’s Greatest Party Band for hits such as Love Shack, Rock Lobster, and Roam, will make their Tanglewood debut with the Boston Pops Pops on Friday, September 2, at 8.
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2016 Tanglewood tickets
Tickets for the 2016 Tanglewood season, $12-$124, go on sale January 24 starting at 10 a.m. through Tanglewood’s website, www.tanglewood.org, SymphonyCharge at 888-266-1200, and at the Symphony Hall Box Office at 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA. Tanglewood brochures with complete programs and information on how to order tickets will be available in early February by calling 617-638-9467. For further information, please call the Boston Symphony Orchestra at 617-266-1492 or visit www.tanglewood.org. 2016 Tanglewood schedule – PDF.
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