John Mayer and Sheryl Crow Announce U.S. Co-Headlining Tour


LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- They have sold a combined 33 million albums, have a 12-pack of Grammys, and are among the most admired songwriters in contemporary music. This summer, superstars John Mayer and Sheryl Crow join forces on a 27-city tour across North America making for one of the year's most exciting musical events.

The Live Nation-produced tour commences on August 24th at Pittsburgh's Post-Gazette Pavilion and culminates on October 12th in Tampa, FL at the Ford Amphitheatre. Eight select dates go on-sale to the public on June 24th with the remainder going on-sale July 15th.

With nearly 25 million albums sold and 9 Grammy Awards under her belt, Sheryl Crow is one of rock and roll's most accomplished and respected singer/songwriters. Crow is no stranger to interesting collaborations. Sheryl has worked with everyone from the Rolling Stones to Kid Rock to Willie Nelson. On her current single "Always on Your Side," from her acclaimed Wildflower album, she is joined by longtime label-mate Sting.

This summer's tour is a triumphant return for Sheryl, who earlier this year underwent treatment for breast cancer. A portion of every ticket sold on this summer's tour will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Musician John Mayer is prone to accomplishment. From his acclaimed debut 'Room For Squares' to his most recent work with the John Mayer Trio, the guitarist, vocalist and songwriter has sold more than eight million albums, earning three Grammy Awards and the respect of both his peers and predecessors. He has performed with icons such as Clapton, BB King, Buddy Guy, and Herbie Hancock, and collaborated with contemporaries from Kanye West to Alicia Keys. Joining Mayer this summer are famed guitarist Robbie McIntosh, guitarist David Ryan Harris, and longtime Mayer players bassist David LaBruyere and drummer JJ Johnson.

John Mayer's third studio album, aptly-titled CONTINUUM, makes good on its name, fulfilling the promise expected from such a musical resume. CONTINUUM will be released in September.

                       SHERYL CROW AND JOHN MAYER TOUR

     DATE                CITY                 VENUE

     Thu-Aug-24-06       Pittsburgh, PA       Post-Gazette Pavilion
     Fri-Aug-25-06       Saratoga NY          Saratoga Performing Arts Center
     Sat-Aug-26-06       Hartford, CT         New England Dodge Music Center
     Sun-Aug-27-06       Holmdel, NJ          PNC Bank Arts Center
     Tue-Aug-29-06       Boston, MA           Tweeter Center
     Wed-Aug-30-06       Wantagh, NY          Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
     Sat-Sep-02-06       Philadelphia, PA     Tweeter Center
     Sun-Sep-03-06       Bristow, VA          Nissan Pavilion
     Tue-Sep-05-06       Cincinnati           Riverbend Music Center
     Wed-Sep-06-06       Detroit, MI          DTE Energy Music Theatre
     Fri-Sep-08-06       Indianapolis, IN     Verizon Wireless Music Center
     Sat-Sep-09-06       Chicago, IL          First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
     Sun-Sep-10-06       St Louis, MO         UMB Bank Pavilion
     Mon-Sep-18-06       Denver, CO           Red Rocks Amphitheatre
     Fri-Sep-22-06       Vancouver, BC        GM Place
     Sat-Sep-23-06       Seattle, WA          White River Amphitheatre
     Sun-Sep-24-06       Portland, OR         The Amphitheater at Clark County
     Tue Sep-26-06       San Diego            Bayside Amphitheater
     Wed-Sep-27-06       Irvine, CA           Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
     Fri-Sep-29-06       Concord, CA          Sleep Train Pavilion
     Sat-Sep-30-06       Sacramento, CA       Sleep Train Amphitheatre
     Sun-Oct-01-06       Mountain View, CA    Shoreline Amphitheatre
     Fri-Oct-06-06       Houston, TX          Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
     Wed-Oct-11-06       West Palm Beach, FL  Sound Advice Amphitheatre
     Thu-Oct-12-06       Tampa, FL            Ford Amphitheatre

* John Mayer will also perform at this year's Austin City Limits Festival (9/15), the Telluride Town Park Blues & Brews Festival (9/17), and at Chastain Park in Atlanta, GA (10/13 & 10/14).

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