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Beth Orton releasing new LP, playing the Athenaeum Theatre


Beth Orton is back with a new album, Sugaring Season, her first since 2006’s Comfort of Strangers, due out on October 2 via ANTI-. As BV points out, the record was produced by Tucker Martine (My Morning Jacket, The Decemberists) and features contributions from Marc Ribot, Sam Amidon, and more. Check out the LPs’ lead single “Something More Beautiful” at the bottom of this post.

Beth is set to kick off a tour in support of Sugaring Season in September, which arrives at Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre on October 8. Tickets go on sale this Friday (7/27) at noon CST, and album guest Sam Amidon will be opening the show.

All Beth Orton tour dates are listed below, with the video for “Something More Beautiful.”

Beth Orton – “Something More Beautiful”

Beth Orton – “Worms”

9/20 – Nashville, TN @ The Belcourt Theatre
9/21 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
9/22 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
9/24 – Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater
9/25 – Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre
9/27 – Washington, DC @ Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
9/28 – Somerville, MA @ Somerville Theatre
9/28 – Montreal, QB @ L’Astral
9/30 – Toronto, ON @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club
10/4 – New York, NY @ Town Hall
10/8 – Chicago, IL @ Antenaeum Theatre
10/9 – Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
10/10 – Minneapolis, MN @The Varsity Theater
10/12 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre & Cafe
10/13 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room
10/15 – Seattle, WA @ The Market
10/16 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue
10/17 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
10/19 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
10/22 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues-San Diego
10/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre

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