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Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer 'Child Ballads' UK/US tour dates

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Anais Mitchell, with friend and collaborator Jefferson Hamer, has recorded seven traditional ballads from the collection of the American scholar Francis James Child. The duo recorded the album in early 2012 with legendary Nashville producer Gary Paczosa. Their versions have been carefully re-imagined to reflect an American sensibility as well as a deep respect for the tradition. That American sensibility shines a whole new light on these traditional tunes, and reinforces Mitchell's position as one of the most exciting and original folk artists.

Willie of Winsbury (Child 100)
Willie’s Lady (Child 6)
Sir Patrick Spens (Child 58)
Riddles Wisely Expounded (Child 1)
Clyde Waters (Child 216)
Geordie (Child 209)
Tam Line (Child 39)

The album is released in the UK and Europe on February 11th 2013 and in the US and Canada on March 19th 2013. Full review coming soon!
More on Francic James Child on Wikipedia

UK Tour Dates:

Saturday, February 2, 2013
Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer: Child Ballads @ City Halls: Grand Hall Candleriggs, Glasgow, (United Kingdom) The UK launch of the new 'Child Ballads' record - Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer will be opening for Karine Polwart at Celtic Connections.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Brighton, UK @ The Blind Tiger 52-54 Grand Parade , Brighton, (United Kingdom)

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Guildford, UK @ St. Mary's Church Quarry Street, Guildford, GU1 3SX (United Kingdom)

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Colwyn Bay, Wales @ Theatr Colwyn Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay, WA LL29 7RU (United Kingdom)

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Nottingham, UK @ The Maze 257 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FT (United Kingdom)

Monday, March 4, 2013
Bristol, UK @ St. Bonaventure's Social Club Egerton Rd., Bristol, (United Kingdom)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
London, UK @ Cecil Sharp House 2 Regents Park Road, London, (United Kingdom)

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Sheffield, UK @ Library Theatre Surrey St., Sheffield UK, S1 1XZ (United Kingdom)

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Gateshead, UK @ Caedmon Hall Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN (United Kingdom)

Friday, March 8, 2013
Edinburgh, Scotland @ The Pleasance 60 The Pleasance, Edinburgh, SL EH8 9TJ (United Kingdom)

Sunday, March 10, 2013
Bury, UK @ The Met Market Street, Bury, (United Kingdom)

United States dates on the 'Child Ballads' tour with Jefferson Hamer:

Thursday, March 14, 2013
San Diego, CA, AMSD Concerts @ AMSD Concerts 4650 Mansfield Street, San Diego, CA 92116 (United States)

Friday, March 15, 2013
Santa Monica, CA, McCabe's Guitar Shop @ McCabe's Guitar Shop 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405 (United States)

Saturday, March 16, 2013
Davis, CA, Veteran's Memorial Theatre @ Veteran's Memorial Theatre 203 East 14th St., Davis, CA 95616 (United States)

Sunday, March 17, 2013
Arcata, CA, Arcata Playhouse @ Arcata Playhouse 1251 9th St. , Arcata, CA 95521 (United States)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Portland, OR, Doug Fir Lounge @ Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214 (United States)

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Seattle, WA, Triple Door @ The Triple Door 216 Union St., Seattle, WA 98101 (United States)

Friday, March 22, 2013
Bellingham, WA, The Green Frog @ Green Frog Cafe Acoustic Tavern 902 N State St., #104, Bellingham, WA 98225 (United States)

Saturday, March 23, 2013
Gig Harbor, WA @ Morso Wine Bar 9014 Peacock Hill Avenue, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 (United States)

Sunday, March 24, 2013
Willamina, OR, Wildwood Hotel @ Wildwood Hotel 150 Northeast Main Street, Willamina, OR 97396 (United States)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Berkeley, CA, Freight & Salvage @ Freight & Salvage Coffee House 2020 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704 (United States)

Saturday, May 25, 2013
MeadowGrass Music Festival @ La Foret Conference & Retreat Center 6145 Shoup Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80908 (United States)

Sunday, May 26, 2013
MeadowGrass Music Festival @ La Foret Conference & Retreat Center 6145 Shoup Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80908 (United States)

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