5-time Grammy Winner Diana Krall Returns to XRIJF for Opening Night Concert -- Tickets on Sale Friday Nov 21

November 18, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - November 18, 2014 - Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer, Diana Krall returns to the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival performing on the festival's opening night June 19, 2015. The concert will be at 8PM at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.



Tickets go on sale Friday, November 21 at 10AM only at https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=f3d971fb538e9af07afc33167892d062. Purchasing online is the fastest way to order. Tickets are $120 Boxes/ $95 orchestra/ $75 Mezz/loge and $55 balcony plus service charges. Tickets may also be ordered by phone at 585-454-2060.



Krall last performed in Rochester at XRIJF in 2012 to a sold out crowd.

The 2015 festival 14th Edition is June 19-27, 2015.



Krall's performance is part of her acclaimed "Wallflower World Tour," in conjunction with the release of her new album "Wallflower," which will come out on Verve Records on February 3, 2015. Produced by 16-time GRAMMY® Award-winning producer David Foster, Wallflower finds Krall breaking new ground with her interpretations of some of the greatest pop songs of all time. The album features popular classics from the late 60's to present day that have inspired Krall since her early years, as well as an unreleased composition from Paul McCartney ("If I Take You Home Tonight").



The "Wallflower World Tour" will feature Krall performing pop classics such as The Mamas and the Papas' "California Dreaming" and the Eagles' "Desperado," and Bob Dylan's "Wallflower," which inspired the upcoming album's title track, among others. Krall will be accompanied onstage by Anthony Wilson (guitar), Dennis Crouch (bass), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Karriem Riggins (drums) and Patrick Warren (Keyboards).



Diana Krall is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. To date, she has won five Grammy® Awards, eight Juno® Awards and has also earned nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum albums. Her unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time. http://dianakrall.com

See full bio: http://www.rochesterjazz.com/php/artist_lineup.php/?artist_id=1117

The 2015 Club Pass is also on sale now at the early-bird price for $174 (+service charges), a $20 savings off of the regular price. Only a limited number of Passes are sold at this special price. Buy them exclusively online at https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=a980f44a19804cfdc9a9ffddc1019cf0



About the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF)

The nine-day Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival presented by M&T Bank was founded in 2002 and is produced by John Nugent, Artistic Director and Marc Iacona, Executive Director. Almost 200,000 music lovers attend the festival from around the U.S. and the world. The Festival is presented in three series - Club Pass, Headliner and Free Shows. It features a diverse and eclectic performance roster of 1,500-plus artists performing in more than 300 concerts including 75+ free shows at 19 venues.



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