John Prine is selected as one of the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees. The 50th Annual Induction and Awards Gala will take place on June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Of the recognition, Prine shares, “I am thrilled to hear about my induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. I have been proud to make my living as a songwriter for almost 50 years now. I have to say it’s a bonus to be elected by your fellow songwriters. Thank You to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.”
John Prine is nominated for three GRAMMY Awards including Best Americana Album for The Tree of Forgiveness and Best American Roots Song for “Summer’s End” (watch the official music video for “Summer’s End” HERE). Prine’s “Knockin On Your Screen Door” is also nominated for Best American Roots Song—earning Prine two nominations in the category.
John Prine will perform a special show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre with the Colorado Symphony on July 28. Acclaimed trio, I’m With Her, will join as openers. The landmark performance is Prine’s first with the Colorado Symphony and will feature arrangements by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb. Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 14.
Two time GRAMMY Award winning singer-songwriter John Prine and Sixthman, the industry leader in music festival vacation experiences, are thrilled to announce All The Best Fest, a four day celebration of amazing music and community at the world class Breathless + Now Onyx Resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on November 11-15, 2019.
John Prine won “Artist of the Year” at last night’s Americana Music Honors & Awards. This is Prine’s third time receiving the prestigious award following previous wins in 2017 and 2005.
The official music video for John Prine’s “Knockin’ On Your Screen Door” is premiering today. Watch/share HERE. Directed by David McClister, the video was filmed at some of Prine’s favorite places throughout Nashville and features special guests Dan Auerbach, Dave Cobb, Elizabeth Cook, David Ferguson, Jason Isbell, Jeremy Ivey, Margo Price, Amanda Shires, Sturgill Simpson and more.
Truly one of America’s most influential and astute folk artists of all time, John Prine's prolific songbook is filled with hundreds of clever country-folk tunes both humorous and poignant. He performed about two dozen of those songs on May 23 to the visible delight of the sold-out crowd inside Folsom, California’s, Harris Center for the Arts.
John Prine’s acclaimed new album, The Tree of Forgiveness, is available today on vinyl. Pressed at Quality Record Pressing in Salina, KS, the record is available in standard 150 gram black as well as two limited edition versions: 180 gram translucent green (LTD 4000, available on tour and via Prine’s webstore/indie retail) and opaque yellow (LTD 500, available exclusively via Vinyl Me, Please).
“An American treasure came to the Tiny Desk and even premiered a new song,” NPR Music’s Bob Boilen declares. He continues, “John Prine is a truly legendary songwriter. For more than 45 years the 71-year-old artist has written some of the most powerful lyrics in the American music canon…Prine’s new songs are equally powerful…” Watch the full performance HERE.