Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with AEG Presents presents JACKSON BROWNE
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10 a.m.
September 25, 2017 – Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents announce the Orlando concert engagement ofJackson Browne, who is embarking on an acoustic tour in January 2018. The singer/songwriter will appear in Dr. Phillips Center’s Walt Disney Theateron Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public September 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $49.00 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.
Accompanying Browne on tour is renowned multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz.
Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2007.
His debut album came out on David Geffen’s Asylum Records in 1972. Since then, he has released fourteen studio albums and four collections of live performances. His most recent studio album, “Standing in the Breach,” is a collection of ten songs, as turns deeply personal and political, exploring love, hope and defiance in the face of the advancing uncertainties of modern life.
Browne is known for his advocacy on behalf of the environment, human rights and arts education. He’s a co-founder of the groups Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) and Nukefree.org, and a member of the Ocean advocacy group, Ocean Elders.
In 2002, he was the fourth recipient of the John Steinbeck Award, given to artists whose works exemplify the environmental and social values that were essential to the great California-born author. He has received Duke University’s LEAF award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts, and both the Chapin-World Hunger Year and NARM Harry Chapin Humanitarian Awards. In 2004, he was given an honorary Doctorate of Music by Occidental College in Los Angeles, for a “remarkable musical career that has successfully combined an intensely personal artistry with a broader vision of social justice.”
Complete List of Tour Dates in 2018:
January 6 Augusta, GA William G. Bell Auditorium
January 7 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre
January 17 Hollywood, FL Hard Rock Live
January 18 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
January 20 Melbourne, FL King Center for the Perf. Arts
January 23 Orlando, FL Walt Disney Theater, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
January 24 Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
For more information, please visit www.jacksonbrowne.com.
About the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating the state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts for Every Life by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion includes Steinmetz Hall, a 1,700-seat acoustical theater, along with rehearsal, classroom, office space and commercial development spaces. Dr. Phillips Center is a private non-profit collaborating with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the City of Winter Park, the State of Florida and generous donors.