Launching May 3 in Atlanta, GA, Paul Simon’s North American Tour will include concerts in numerous major USA and Canada cities, including Dallas, Nashville, Denver, Portland and Vancouver. Featuring 28 stops in the USA and 3 Canada cities, the tour is scheduled to end at July 1, 2016 in Forest Hills, NY.
The tour comes in support of Paul Simon’s thirteenth solo studio album, ‘Stranger to Stranger’. Full schedule for the Paul Simon 2016 tour upcoming concerts:
May 3: Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA;
May 4: BJCC Concert Hall in Birmingham, AL;
May 6: The Joint @ Hard Rock Casino/Tulsa in Catoosa, OK;
May 7: WinStar Global Event Center in Thackerville, OK;
May 8: Winspear Opera House in Dallas, TX;
May 10: Bass Concert Hall in Austin, TX;
May 11: Bass Concert Hall in Austin, TX;
May 14: Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN;
May 15: Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN;
May 18: Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines, IA;
May 19: Pinewood Bowl Theater in Lincoln, NE;
May 20: Bellco Theatre in Denver, CO;
May 22: Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, UT;
May 23: Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise, ID;
May 25: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, OR;
May 26: Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, BC;
May 28: Chateau St. Michelle Winery in Woodinville, WA;
May 29: Chateau St. Michelle Winery in Woodinville, WA;
June 1: Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA;
June 3: Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA;
June 5: Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA;
June 11: Starlight Theatre in Kansas City, MO;
June 12: Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, MO;
June 14: Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MI;
June 19: Meadow Brook Amphitheatre in Rochester, MI;
June 21: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts in Toronto, ON;
June 22: Place des Arts in Montreal, QC;
June 24: Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston, MA;
June 25: Mann Center For Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA;
June 30: Forest Hills Stadium in Forest Hills, NY;
July 1: Forest Hills Stadium in Forest Hills, NY.
After splitting Simon & Garfunkel duo in 1970, Paul Simon began a successful solo career as a guitarist and singer-songwriter, recording three highly acclaimed albums over the next five years. In 1986, he released Graceland, an album inspired by South African township music. Paul Simon also wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony (1980) and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman (1998) with the poet Derek Walcott.
Paul Simon has earned twelve Grammys for his solo and collaborative work, including a Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in 2006 was selected as one of the “100 People Who Shaped the World” by Time magazine. In 2011, Rolling Stone magazine named Simon as one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists. In 2015 he was named as one of The 100 Greatest Songwriters by Rolling Stone Magazine. Among many other honors, Simon was the first recipient of the Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in 2007. In 1986, Simon was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees.
In February 2014, Paul Simon embarked on a joint concert tour titled On Stage Together with English musician Sting, playing 21 concerts in North America. The tour continued in early 2015, with ten shows in Australia and New Zealand, and 23 concerts in Europe, ending on 18 April 2015.