By Robyn Collins
Country superstars Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett are hooking up for a 2017 edition of their Songs and Stories tour, Pollstar reports.
Their setlist will include solo and duo performances, as well as plenty of laughs. Gill’s website described the two musicians as “the always witty Vince Gill and the reliably wry Lyle Lovett.”
Describing the tour, Gill said, “For a night like this, there is no plan. I know Lyle won’t have a plan, and I won’t either. What he plays will inspire me, and probably vice-versa. It’ll be like playing ping-pong. Whatever song he chooses to sing will inspire the next song that comes out of me.”
Lovett added, “I enjoy shows that are not planned out. This will be two songwriters in the round. It’s informal, so there will be lots of ad-libbing. It will be like little snapshots of our experiences.”
The schedule features six nights in California along with stops in Nevada and Arizona.
March 22 – Thousand Oaks, Calif. @ Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
March 23 – Mesa, Ariz. @ Mesa Arts Center Ikeda Theater
March 24 – Las Vegas, Nev. @ The Smith Center / Reynolds Hall
March 25 – Reno, Nev.@ Reno Ballroom
March 26 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Nourse Theatre
March 27 – San Rafael, Calif. @ Marin Center
March 28 – San Jose, Calif. @ City National Civic
March 29 – Visalia, Calif. @ Visalia Fox Theatre
March 30 – Santa Ynez, Calif. @ Chumash Casino
Tickets for select dates go on sale to the general public Dec. 9.