Jim James and The Roots Collaborate at Celebrate Brooklyn

Article Contributed by GMA | Published on Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Over the last few months Jim James has manifested many multi-dimensional, highly revered live performances, including an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, a SXSW showcase at Willy Nelson’s ranch and a duet with Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips. This week James embarks on a new North American tour starting in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky on the night of Wednesday, April 17th.In addition to these tour dates, we are thrilled to announce that James and his full band will be collaborating with The Roots in a one-time “State of the Union” performance at this year’s Celebrate Brooklyn festivities at the Prospect Park Bandshell on June 19th.Pre-sale tickets for this rare collaboration will be available first come first serve to current members of My Morning Jacket's Roll Call Fan Club and standard tickets for this one-of-a-kind performance go on sale Wednesday, April 16th at 10AM.James’ existential space pop album Regions of Light and Sound of God is available NOW, and in celebration of Record Store Day James will be performing at Exclusive Company record store in Milwaukee on April 18th. Jim James Tour Dates4/17: Brown Theater Lousiville, KY SOLD OUT4/19: Pabst Theater Milwaukee, WI4/20: Vic Theater Chicago, IL SOLD OUT4/21: First Avenue Minneapolis, MN SOLD OUT4/23: Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH4/24: Phoenix Concert Theater Toronto, ON SOLD OUT4/26: Royale Boston, MA SOLD OUT4/27: Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA SOLD OUT4/29: Webster Hall New York, NY SOLD OUT4/30: 9:30 Club Washington, DCSOLD OUT5/02: Cannery Ballroom Nashville, TN SOLD OUT5/03: The Orange Peel Asheville, NC SOLD OUT5/04: Shaky Knees Music Festival Atlanta, GA5/06: Stubbs Waller Creek Austin, TX5/07: House of Blues Dallas, TX5/09: Ogden Theater Denver, CO SOLD OUT5/11: Henry Fonda Theater Los Angeles, CA SOLD OUT5/12: The Fillmore San Francisco, CA SOLD OUT5/14: Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR5/15: Neptune Theater Seattle, WA5/17: Hangout Music Festival Gulf Shores, AL6/14: Bonnarroo Manchester, TN6/15: Bonnarroo Manchester, TN6/17: Late Show w/ David Letterman New York, NY6/19: Celebrate Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY6/22: Firefly Music Festival Dover, DE7/13: Forecastle Festival Louisville, KY7/27: Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI