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  • Janis Ian playing bass for Rev. Marie Knight on 'Old Woodsongs Hour' - photo by Larry Streun
  • Janis Ian with Pat Snyder & Bette Midler
  • Janis Ian with author J. A. (Judy) Jance - photo by Denise Tschida
  • Janis Ian with Judy jance celebrating her living room concert - photo by Debra Hyslop
  • Janis Ian with Catie Curtis, Patty Larkin, Joe Boles (Mayor of St. Augustine) & his wife Jane - photo by Jane-Gale Burnick
  • Janis Ian backstage at the Ryman Auditorium with Chet Atkins & Garrison Keillor - photo by Barbara Short
  • A 15 year old Janis Ian with television host Joey Bishop - photo by Ivan Nagy
  • Janis Ian at a signing in Japan - photo by Peter Cunningham
  • Janis Ian with Steve Earle,  Johnny Cash, Clint Black & Connie Bradley
  • Janis with Clint Black, Mary Chapin-Carpenter and others - photo by Don Putnam

Whenever possible, Janis stays after each show to meet people & sign autographs. You don't have to buy anything to say hello!!

Please check with the venue as dates/times are subject to change.

Amateur audio/video taping of Janis' show portion only is allowed; such tapes may not be sold or exchanged for financial considerations.

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2008 Tour Dates
Fri Jan 18 Knoxville TN World Grotto
Sat Jan 19 Flat Rock NC Back Room at Flat Rock Wine
Tues Jan 22 Johnson City TN Down Home Pickin Parlor
Wed Jan 23 Gastonia NC Rodi - Concerts In The Loft
Fri Jan 25 Washington NC Turnage Theater
Sat Jan 26 Suffolk VA Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
Sun Jan 27 Rockville MD Living room Concert Benefitting the Pearl Foundation
Mon Feb 4 Lexington KY Woodsongs Radio Hour Playing guitar for Marie Knight; you can still find it online!
Thurs Mar 13 Bath ME Chocolate Church
Fri Mar 14 Framingham MA Framingham Civic League
Sat Mar 15 Schenectady NY Eighth Step at Proctors
Sun Mar 16 Fairfield CT Stage One
Wed Mar 26 Cerritos CA Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts With Sophie B. Hawkins
Thur Mar 27 San Diego CA Acoustic Music
Mon-Tue Apr 21-22 Osaka Japan Billboard Live
Thur-Sat Apr 24-26 Tokyo Japan Billboard Live
Mon-Tue Apr 28-29 Fukuoka Japan Billboard Live
Sat May 17 Concord MA Emerson Umbrella
Thu June 5 Woodbury TN The Arts Center of Cannon County 800-235-907
Fri June 6 Nashville TN The Bluebird Cafe (615) 383-1461 With Tony Arata, Craig Carothers, Gretchen Peters SOLD OUT
Thu June 19 St Louis MO Sheldon Concert Hall 314 534-1111 SOLD OUT
Sat July 5 New York NY Folk Music Festival - Govenors Island 212-602-0768
Sun July 6 Huntington Long Island Huntington Arts Festival - Chapin Rainbow Stage 631-271-8423 www.huntingtonarts.org
Fri July 11 Phoenix AZ Dodge Theater 602-379-2800 "Hippiefest"
Sat July 12 Woodinvilee WA Chateau St. Michelle Winery 425-488-1133 "Hippiefest"
Sun July 13 Saratoga CA Mountain Winery 408-741-2822
Thur July 24 New York City Borders Columbus Circle 212.823.9775 BOOK & CD RELEASE!!
Fri July 25 New York, NY BB Kings 212-997-4144 Celebration? yeah!!!
Sat July 26 Hillsdale NY Falcon Ridge Festival 860-350-7472 Society's Child
Sun July 27 Great Barrington MA The Book Loft Book sale & signing 12.30 pm!
Sun July 27 Hillsdale NY Falcon Ridge 860-350-7472 Cancelled-hail storms!
Tues July 29 Cleveland OH Joseph-Beth Booksellers (216) 691-7000 7.00 pm
Wed July 30 Cleveland Heights OH Evans Ampitheater at Cain Park 216-371-3000
Fri Aug 1 Pittsburgh PA Joseph-Beth Booksellers 2705 East Carson St (412) 381-3600 Talk + book / CD sales & signing at 7.00 pm
Sat Aug 2 Pittsburgh PA Janic-In-the-Park Fan event
Mon Aug 4 Bethlehem PA The Moravian Bookshop 610-866-6581 or 888-661-2888 Talk + book / CD sales & signing
Tues Aug 5 Bethlehem PA Musikfest 2008 610-332-3378
Thurs Aug 7 Alexandria VA The Birchmere 703-549-7500
Fri Aug 8 Chicago IL Old Towne School of Folk Music 773-728-6000
Sat Aug 9 Oak Brook (Chicago) IL Borders Books 630.574.0800 Talk + book / CD sales
Fri Aug 15 West Chester PA Chester County Books 610-696-1661 Talk + book / CD sales & signing at 7 pm
Sat-Sun Aug 16-17 Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Folk Festival 215-242-0150 Workshops & main stage performance
Sat Aug 23 Nashville TN Green Hills Public Library Start at 2 pm, call 615-862-5863. Talk + book / CD sales & signing; book profits all going to library!
Sun Aug 31 Charleston, WV Mountain Stage
Tues Sept 2 Lexington, KY Joseph Beth Booksellers 7:00 PM Talk + book / CD sales & signing at 7 pm!
Wed Sept 3 Cincinnati, OH Borders #37 513-671-5852 Talk + book / CD sales & signing at 7 pm!
Fri Sept 5 Ann Arbor, MI Borders # 1 ! 734-668-7652 Talk + book / CD sales & signing at 7 pm!
Sat Sept 6 Ann Arbor, MI The Ark 734-761-1800
Tues Sept 9 San Francisco, CA The Booksmith 415-863-8688 Talk & book / CD sales & signing 7.30 pm
Fri Sept 12 Winters, CA The Palms Playhouse 530-795-1825
Sat Sept 13 Chico, CA Laxson Auditorium 530-898-6333
Mon Sept 15 Santa Rosa, CA Rialto Cinema 707-525-4840 Screening of "Live at Grand Center" with talk, Q&A, signing after.
Tues Sept 16 San Francisco, CA Yoshi's (415) 655-5600 2 Shows - no signing possible after 1st show.
Thur Sept 18 Studio City, CA Studio City Branch Public Library (818) 755-7873 Talk, sales, & signing 7-9 pm.
Sat Sept 20 Los Angeles, CA Book Soup (310) 659-3110 Talk, Q&A, sales, signing at 2 pm!!
Sun Sept 21 Santa Monica, CA McCabes (310) 828-4497
Thur Sept 25 Eugene, OR WOW Hall (541) 687-2746 To Be Rescheduled
Fri Sept 26 Portland, OR Aladdin Theater 503-233-1994
Sat Sept 27 Bellevue, WA Living Room Concert Private fundraiser for The Pearl Foundation
Sun Sept 28 North Vancouver, BC, Canada Capilano College Performing Arts Theatre 604-986-1911
Fri-Sat Oct 10-11 Nashville, TN Southern Festival of Books 615-770-0006
Tues Oct 21 Greensboro, NC Barnes & Noble 336-854-4200 Special talk & signing with introduction by Orson Scott Card!!!
Thur Oct 23 Carrboro, NC The Arts Center 919-929-2787, ext. 201
Fri Oct 24 Greenville, SC The Handlebar Cafe 864-233-6173
Sat Oct 25 Charlotte, NC Barnes & Noble (704) 341-9365 Talk, Q&A, & signing at 2 pm!
Sun Oct 26 Charlotte, NC McGlohon Theatre At Spirit Square 704-372-1000
Tues Oct 28 Shawnee, KS Mountain Music Shoppe 913-962-9711
Wed Oct 29 Shawnee, KS Mountain Music Shoppe 913-962-9711
Thur Oct 30 Tulsa, OK Barnes & Noble Southroads 918-665-4580 Talk, Q&A, signing 7.00 pm
Sat Nov 1 Tulsa, OK Tulsa Performing Arts Center 918-596-7111
Thur Nov 13 Wilmington, DE Grand Opera House - Baby Grand 302-652-5577 Craig Bickhardt Opening
Fri Nov 14 Sellersville, PA Sellersville Theater 215-257-5808
Sat Nov 15 Chatham Township, NJ The Sanctuary Concerts 973-376-4946
Sun Nov 16 Middletown, NY Friends of Music Mansion Series 845-342-0878
Tues Nov 18 Shirley, MA The Bull Run 978-425-4311
Wed Nov 19 Newton, MA Boston Jewish Book Fair at the LSJCC 617-965-5226 7.30 pm Talk, Q&A, a song or two, and signing - very cool!
Thurs Nov 20 Londonderry, NH Tupelo Music Hall 603-437-5100
Fri Nov 21 Manchester, CT Little Theater of Manchester at Cheney Hall 860-647-9824
Sat Nov 22 Somewhere Janis is on vacation!!!!!!!!!
Hot News
  • Next to last Pearl Foundation auction begins 7pm EDT Oct. 12!

    Just two more auctions for the Pearl Foundation; after that it's all going to archives. Read about Elton John, buy beadwork by Mercedes Lackey, have a big time!

  • What?! Another auction, you ask? And Janis is still not making any money from it? Well, thank you Covid-19.

    Yet another auction in the hope of continuing to fund the Pearl Foundation when I'm unable to tour.

  • Ebay Auction To Benefit The Pearl Foundation

    Please share!! As many of you know, my wife and I moved recently, downsizing from 4,500 sq ft to 1,000. We have no room left for most of my "stuff"!!! so I'm in the process of donating my archives, so most of my memorabilia is going there - however, my friend Joan Maute helped me select things that seemed appropriate for Pearl Foundation fundraisers. We are beginning with a 7-day auction with multiple items.This auction will end Sunday, May 16th at 4:00PM PT.

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