November Nights With Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams has revealed what she’ll be up to this fall after playing Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. She announced several dates this week to go along with her new LP, Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone.   

Due out Sept. 30, the release is Williams’ first-ever double studio album. With 20 new tracks, she’ll have to lots of songs to choose from when putting together the setlist for the November excursion.

Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone opens with “Compassion,” a song that was developed from a poem written by the singer/songwriter’s father, poet Miller Williams, according to Rolling Stone. With the exception of another track crediting JJ Cale, Williams wrote the rest of the album on her own. Wallflowers frontman Jakob Dylan contributed guest vocals on “It’s Gonna Rain.” Wallflowers guitarist Stuart Mathis also lent a hand on the LP. Additional guest musicians include guitarists Bill Frisell and Tony Joe White, Faces keyboardist Ian McLagan, and drummer Pete Thomas and bassist Davey Faragaher of Elvis Costello’s band.

This week Williams Facebook page announced a batch of dates and promised that “many more” were to come.

Here’s what her schedule looks like:

Sept. 26 – Santa Monica, Calif., Santa Monica Pier (Way Over Yonder)
Oct. 3 – San Francisco, Calif., Lindley Meadow @ Golden Gate Park (Hardly Strictly Bluegrass)
Nov. 2 – Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre        
Nov. 4 – Austin, Texas, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q / Waller Creek Amph.     
Nov. 8 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant          
Nov. 9 – Lexington, Ky., Lexington Opera House   
Nov. 11 – Charlottesville, Va., Paramount Theater
Nov. 12 – Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre          
Nov. 15 – Collingswood, N.J., Scottish Rite Auditorium     
Nov. 17 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre            
Nov. 19 – Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre
Nov. 20 – Toronto, Ontario, Massey Hall     
Nov. 22 – Royal Oak, Mich., Royal Oak Music Theatre
Nov. 28 – Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre

In January you can find Williams on the Cayamo Cruise, which sails out of Miami Jan. 17.

Presales for select fall dates are ongoing now. Additional presales begin Thursday, Sept. 18. General onsales are scheduled Friday, Sept. 19.

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