Three-time Grammy Award winner 11-time nominee Steve Earle will perform his legendary album, “Copperhead Road,” in its entirety (“And God knows what after that,” according to a press release) during a 30th anniversary celebration tour which will make a stop at Hoyt Sherman place in Des Moines on March 23.
Tickets are $65, $49.50 and $39.50 and go on sale Friday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com, at the Hoyt Sherman Place Box Office, and by phone at 800-745-3000. Doors open at 7 p.m., and showtime is 8 p.m.
Earle is a cornerstone artist of Americana music and one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation. He has released 20 albums — a number of them as Steve Earle and the Dukes, one was Colvin and Earle, another was Steve Earle and the Del McCoury Band, etc. Earle’s songs have been recorded by such music legends as Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Carl Perkins, Waylon Jennings, Vince Gill and Joan Baez. During his four-decade career, Earle has also become a novelist, a film, TV and stage actor, a playwright, a short story author, a record producer and a radio host. He is a longtime activist whose causes have included the abolition of the death penalty and the removal of the confederate flag. Always musically adventurous, Earle has crafted folk, blues, rock, country, rockabilly and bluegrass recordings. His diverse collaborators on disc have included such notables as The Pogues, Lucinda Williams, Patti Smith, The Fairfield Four, The Indigo Girls, Chris Hillman, Sheryl Crow and Shawn Colvin. His new Warner Bros. Records album, “So You Wannabe an Outlaw,” explores his country songwriting roots and includes collaborations with Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush and Miranda Lambert.