ANN WILSON of HEART is preparing for her first-ever solo television special. The iconic vocalist will film her newly added April 11 show at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, IL for an upcoming special to coincide with the release of her new solo album IMMORTAL that’s due out this summer via BMG (exact release date TBA).
For this special (airdate and additional details TBA), ANN and her band will perform songs from the Heart catalogue, tracks from her solo career and highlights from the new album.
While the full track listing is still being unveiled, IMMORTAL will feature some of the singer’s favorite musicians and songs by paying homage to those lost in the past few years, including Lesley Gore‘s “You Don’t Own Me,” Amy Winehouse‘s “Back to Black,” and The Eagles’ “Life in the Fast Lane” in honor of Glenn Frey.
For the new release, ANN teamed with original Heart producer Mike Flicker (Dreamboat Annie, Magazine, Little Queen, Dog and Butterfly and Bebe Le Strange, among others).
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Following some additional solo shows this spring and summer, WILSON will join Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers for the “Stars Align Tour,” as the album is released. Kicking off July 18 in West Valley City, Utah, the tour stops in 20 cities across the U.S. and Canada including Dallas, St. Louis, Chicago, Toronto and Nashville, before wrapping August 26 in Tampa.
ANN‘s upcoming tour dates are as follows:
|Thu||4/5||Niagara Falls, ON||Fallsview Casino|
|Sat||4/7||Northfield, OH||Hard Rock Rocksino|
|Sun||4/8||St. Charles, IL||Arcada Theatre|
|Wed||4/9||St. Charles, IL||Arcada Theatre|
|Sat||7/7||Bremerton, WA||Admiral Theatre|
|Sat||7/14||Albuquerque, NM||Route 66 Casino|
|Sun||7/15||Aspen, CO||Belly Up|
|Stars Align Tour with Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers:|
|Wed||7/18||West Valley City, UT||USANA Amphitheatre|
|Fri||7/20||Irvine, CA||Five Point Amphitheatre|
|Sun||7/22||Chula Vista, CA||Mattress Firm Amphitheatre|
|Tue||7/24||Houston, TX||Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land|
|Wed||7/25||Dallas, TX||The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory|
|Sat||7/28||St. Louis, MO||Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre|
|Sun||7/29||Chicago, IL||Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island|
|Tue||7/31||Detroit, MI||DTE Energy Music Theatre|
|Wed||8/1||Toronto, ON||Budweiser Stage|
|Fri||8/3||Boston, MA||Blue Hills Bank Pavilion|
|Sat||8/4||Camden, NJ||BB&T Pavilion|
|^Tue||8/7||Lewiston, NY||Artpark Amphitheatre|
|Wed||8/8||Cincinnati, OH||Riverbend Music Center|
|Fri||8/10||Indianapolis, IN||Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center|
|Sun||8/12||Holmdel, NJ||PNC Bank Arts Center|
|Tue||8/14||Wantagh, NY||Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater|
|Fri||8/17||Nashville, TN||Nashville Municipal Auditorium|
|Sun||8/19||Charlotte, NC||PNC Music Pavilion|
|Thu||8/23||Jacksonville, FL||Daily’s Place|
|Sat||8/25||West Palm Beach, FL||Coral Sky Amphitheatre|
|Sun||8/26||Tampa, FL||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre|