Sisters Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer have announced select tour dates in support of their highly-anticipated upcoming release Not Dark Yet. The new album, which will be released on August 18th (Silver Cross/Thirty Tigers), was produced by Teddy Thompson and recorded in Los Angeles last summer. NPR Music unveiled an exclusive first listen of the album’s title track “Not Dark Yet” today. Click HERE to listen.
The shows start in New York City with two nights at City Winery, followed by stops in Boston, Philadelphia, Annapolis, Alexandria, Chicago, Nashville, and Atlanta. Shelby and Allison haven’t toured together since 2010. For a taste of the pair’s incredible musical bond, please listen to this in-depth All Things Considered feature that highlights their emotional live performances. Click HERE.
On the new album Not Dark Yet the sisters wrap their soulful familial harmonies around an eclectic collection of song choices by writers ranging from the Louvin Brothers, Nick Cave, Kurt Cobain, to Jessie Colter. With 24 albums between them, as well as Grammy, Oscar, and numerous other nominations, this is the first time that Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer have collaborated on an album. Not Dark Yet is an extraordinary debut of their transcendent musical bond.
August 19 – New York, NY –  City Winery 
August 20 – New York, NY –  City Winery
August 22 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair 
August 25 – Philadelphia, PA – World Café – Upstairs Live 
August 26 – Annapolis, MD – Ram’s Head Live 
August 27 – Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere 
August 30 – Chicago, IL – City Winery 
August 31 – Chicago, IL – City Winery 
September 1 – Nashville, TN – City Winery 
September 2 – Atlanta, GA – City Winery