Scene news: A Very Special Concert Event k.d. lang Ingénue Redux The 25th Anniversary Tour

TEG Dainty announced today that GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. langwill tour Australia in July on her Ingénue Redux Tour, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the release of her first all-original album Ingénue.

Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG Dainty has had a long association with lang spanning three decades. He said today: “I am thrilled k.d. is touring to celebrate this iconic album which was released in 1992, Ingénue is on the list of albums everyone should listen to before they die.  To see k.d. and her stunning band perform the album in its entirety, along with her other major hits, is going to be a very special evening for Australian fans.”

Tickets to the Ingénue Redux Tour go on sale at 10am on Tuesday 28th February.  A Telstra Thanks pre-sale just for Telstra customers starts at 10am on Tuesday 21stFebruary (local time) through to 10am Thursday 23rd February (local time).  Go for details.

k.d. Lang Tour Dates:
Melbourne:  Tuesday 18 July – Plenary Hall  TICKETEK or 132 840

Perth: Sunday 23 July – Riverside Theatre TICKETEK or 132 840

Sydney: Wednesday 26 July – ICC Theatre Sydney TICKETEK or 132 840

When Ingénue was released, New Musical Express said “You will fall in love with Ingénue. In fact, you will want to have its children.”  Ingénue is certified multi-platinum in Australia and around the world, and it produced some of the most memorable songs of the 90’s including Constant Craving, Miss Chatelaine, Save Me and The Mind of Love.

CBC Music reported on the 25th Anniversary earlier this year: “That voice!” people said, as “Constant Craving” blew up the charts and lang started to break new ground. “That voice” became about so much more because lang, formerly a small-town Canadian kid, was about to become an icon, and her record the soundtrack to an important cultural and artistic revolution.”

k.d. lang has won four GRAMMY® awards, eight Juno Awards, a BRIT, an AMA, a VMA, and four awards from GLAAD. In 1996, she received Canada’s highest civilian honour, the Order of Canada. In 2013, she was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards.  She has appeared alongside musical luminaries such as Roy Orbison, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, Loretta Lynn, and Tony Bennett.  She is renowned for her live shows, prompting the New York Times’ Stephen Holden to observe: “Few singers command such perfection of pitch. Her voice, at once beautiful and unadorned and softened with a veil of smoke, invariably hits the middle of a note and remains there.”

The Ingénue Redux Tour is going to be an unmissable night for k.d. lang fans. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Tuesday 28th February from Ticketek.

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