Monday, January 13, 2014

Rosanne Cash has slew of media appearances for new album

Rosanne Cash will support her new album, The River & The Thread via Blue Note Records – with a series of media appearances and performances, including “Late Show with David Letterman” (Jan. 16), “CBS Sunday Morning” (Jan. 19) and “The Katie Couric Show” (Jan.  24) plus a North American tour.

The run kicks off on Jan. 25 in Burlington, ON. Cash and producer/guitarist John Leventhal will perform a trio of shows as a duo, including evenings at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (Feb. 22) and Seattle’s Moore Theatre (Feb. 26). She will be backed by her full band on the remaining dates, which include a four-night stand at the SF JAZZ Center’s Robert N. Miner Auditorium in San Francisco (April 10-13). See below for itinerary or visit for tickets and additional details.

In addition to the TV appearances, Cash will be present on the radio airwaves. NPR’s “Morning Edition” aired a feature on Cash and World Cafe aired this past Friday. She was also featured on LA’s KCSN last week. She performed on Steve Earle’s show on SiriusXM station Outlaw Country this past Saturday and will appear on Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale’s show on the same station Jan. 18).

Cash will also guest on this week’s episode of the syndicated show “Acoustic Café,” perform live with her band on the talk radio institution “Imus in the Morning” – airing on Fox Business TV and radio affiliates on Jan. 15 – and will be featured on LA’s KCRW show “Morning Becomes Eclectic” on Jan. 16. She will do an in-store performance and signing at the Barnes & Noble in NYC’s Union Square on Jan. 15, at 7 PM.
To accompany the album release, Cash has launched a unique Pinterest board that chronicles the journey she took in creating The River and the Thread.  Utilizing the service's recently launched Place Pins feature, she has created an “interactive map” of the album, linking song lyrics with specific locations as diverse as the Tallahatchie Bridge in Mississippi, the Sunken Lands of Arkansas and Charcoal Hill in London, with many stops in between. The board is part of Cash's Pinterest account at

The singer is also releasing a series of podcast recordings where she discusses the background of specific songs on the album. Two episodes have been released so far at, with additional episodes to be released in coming weeks. Her “Yahoo! Ram Country” session will premiere on Jan. 22.
The River & The Thread contains 11 original songs written by Cash and John Leventhal, who also served as producer, arranger and guitarist. The album features appearances by Cory Chisel, Rodney Crowell (who also co-wrote one song), Amy Helm, Kris Kristofferson, Allison Moorer, John Prine, Derek Trucks, John Paul White (The Civil Wars), Tony Joe White and Gabe Witcher (The Punch Brothers). It follows 2009’s The List, which was nominated for two GRAMMY® Awards, won the Americana Music Award for Album of the Year and was a critics’ favorite.
25 – Burlington, ON - Burlington Performing Arts Centre *
29 – St. Catharines, ON - Brock University *
30 – Brampton, ON - Rose Theatre *
31 – Kingston, ON – The Kingston Grand *
1 – Markham, ON – Flato Markham Theatre *
6 – Englewood, NJ - Bergen Performing Arts Center +
14 – Washington, DC – GWU Lisner Auditorium *
20 – Norfolk, CT - Infinity Hall *
22 – New York, NY - The Metropolitan Museum of Art +
26 – Seattle, WA - The Moore Theatre +
7 – Fayetteville, AK - Walton Arts Center *
9 - Lafayette, LA - Acadiana Center for the Arts *
12 - Richmond, VA - Modlin Center for the Arts *
14 - Durham, NC - The Carolina Theatre *
21 - University, MS - Ford Theatre – Gertrude C. For Center for the Performing Arts *
22 - Meridian, MS - Riley Center - Mississippi State University *
10 - 13 - San Francisco, CA – Robert N. Miner Auditorium – SF JAZZ Center *
* Rosanne Cash and Band
+ Duo performance - Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal

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