Brandi Carlile, Roger Daltrey, John Fogerty and Jon Batiste Added to 2024 Summer Lineup at Tanglewood

Brandi Carlile (photo Alysse Gafkjen)

(LENOX, Mass.) – Brandi Carlile, Roger Daltrey, John Fogerty, and Jon Batiste have been added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists Series for summer 2024, joining the previously announced James Taylor, the Pretenders, Kool & the Gang, Judy Collins, Rufus Wainwright, and Indigo Girls. Other performers include indie-rockers Dispatch, Scottish alt-rock singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, George Thorogood, folk-pop singer-songwriter Jason Mraz and soul trio En Vogue.

John Fogerty and George Thorogood with warmup group Hearty Har will kick off one of the busiest Popular Artists Series at Tanglewood in memory on Thursday, June 20. As lead singer and guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty won a Grammy Award and was inducted into both the Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame. Fogerty is touring with Thorogood, whose high-energy boogie-blues sound made him a staple 1980s rock radio. Hearty Harfeatures Fogerty’s sons Shane and Tyler.

The Who’s founding lead singer Roger Daltrey returns to Tanglewood on Saturday, June 22, at 7pm, with Scottish alt-rock singer-songwriter KT Tunstall also on the bill. In addition to his work with the Who, Daltrey has released ten solo studio albums. Daltrey will present hits by the Who alongside Who rarities, solo hits, and other songs from his near 60-year career, performed with a new semi-acoustic rock-based band. He will also share some anecdotes from his life in and out of music by way of a Q and A. The Grammy Award-nominated Tunstall burst onto the music scene with her 2004 multi-platinum debut, Eye to the Telescope, which spawned the global hits “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” and “Suddenly I See.”

Two-time Grammy winners Kool & the Gang will bring their R&B, funk, soul, and disco hits to Tanglewood audiences for the first time on Sunday, June 23, at 2pm. Joining them are the R&B/soul trio En Vogue, with original members Cindy Herron and Terry Ellis alongside Rhona Bennett.

Five-time Grammy Award-winning and Academy Award-winning singer, songwriter and composer Jon Batiste will perform solo on Friday, June 28, at 7pm. Nominated this year for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, “It Never Went Away,” recorded for his 2023 Netflix documentary American Symphony, Batiste made his Tanglewood debut in 2021 with the Boston Pops. He won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award in 2021 for Best Original Score for the Disney-Pixar film Soul.

Eleven-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile returns to Tanglewood on Sunday, June 30, at 6pm. Known for spanning musical genres from country to folk to rock and admired for her activism, Carlile has released seven studio albums since her self-titled breakout in 2005.

Two-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and Songwriters Hall of Fame honoree Jason Mraz, who will make his Tanglewood debut with the Boston Pops on July 2 at 7pm.

Previously announced dates include the sold-out 50th anniversary performances of James Taylor and his All-Star Bandon July 3 and 4, the Pretenders on July 16, the triple bill of Judy Collins, Rufus Wainwright, and Indigo Girls on August 30, and indie-rockers Dispatch with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops on August 31.

Still more Popular Artist dates are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

The public sale begins on March 19 at 10 a.m. is the official site for all Tanglewood tickets. Tickets also may be purchased by calling 617-266-1200 on Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 12:30-4:30 p.m.



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