The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh will open their brand new 127,000 square foot building in April and the summer concert series to follow has it's first performer. Former Triangle resident Tift Merritt will grace the stage on Saturday, June 5. Ticket info for the show is not yet available.
Merritt has been working on a new album titled See You On the Moon, recorded in Durham. There is not a released date yet, but it's tentatively scheduled to be out in May, just in time for her hometown show.
If you can't wait until June to see Merritt and you missed her recent show at Meymandi celebrating Pinecone's 25th Anniversary, she'll be playing at R.E. Lee Auditorium in Southern Pines on March 27. The show is part of the Palustris Festival. Tickets are $25 here.
Tift Merritt tour dates:
02.14.10 - Pittsfield, MA - The Colonial Theatre
03.27.10 - Southern Pines, NC - R.E. Lee Auditorium
06.05.10 - Raleigh, NC - NC Museum of Art