Laura Marling is heading out on the road to play a series of live shows this spring. The British indie folk-rocker has not yet revealed plans for new music, but she’ll perform many fan-favorite classics at multiple venues across Canada and the U.S.
The 2020 tour kicks off on Feb. 29 at the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Marling will do a set of shows in Australia and New Zealand before returning to North America. The Canadian and U.S. tour will kick off on March 31 in Nashville (Tickets) and then wind through major cities like Atlanta (Tickets), Philadelphia (Tickets), Cambridge (Tickets), Brooklyn (Tickets), Seattle (Tickets), and more.
Presales for select shows start on Feb. 13 and tickets go on sale to the general public on Feb. 14.
Marling released her sixth and most recent studio album Semper Femina in 2017. The album title hails from Virgil’s iconic poem “The Aneid,” “varium et mutabile semper femina.” Translated the saying means “fickle and changeable always is woman.”
Among its many accolades, the record charted in the Top 5 in the UK, Scottish, and New Zealand Heatseekers album charts. It earned her a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album and landed on multiple 2017 year-end rankings lists including Digital Trends, NME, Q, The Village Voice and more.
In 2018, she teamed up with Mike Lindsay of Tunng for their joint project LUMP.
Marling exudes a timeless quality in her folksy vocal performances. The English native singer-songwriter explores challenging female friendships in Semper Femina and gives a wistful tribute to the Earth with “Next Time” and she pledges to treat her better in the future.
Overall, Marling has an expansive catalog to pluck from to craft her live set. She draws inspiration from epic literary works throughout her critically acclaimed collection. Prime examples include Homer's "Odyssey" on "Devil's Spoke" from her sophomore album I Speak Because I Can and Margaret Atwood's novella "The Penelopiad" for the title track. While new music hasn’t been announced or confirmed, fans are likely hoping to hear her play something new on her upcoming tour.
Laura Marling 2020 North American Tour Dates
Mar 31- Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge (Tickets)
April 1 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West (Tickets)
April 3 - Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle
April 5 - Washington, DC - Sixth & I
April 7 - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts (Tickets)
April 8 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair (Tickets)
April 10 - Toronto, ON, CA - Great Hall
April 11 - Montreal, QC, CA - L’Astral
April 12 - New York, NY - The Bowery Ballroom
April 13 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn)
April 21 - Denver, CO - Swallow Hill Music – First Baptist Church
April 25- Salt Lake City, UT - The Commonwealth Room
May 3 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
May 6 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
May 7 -Seattle, WA - Columbia City Theater (Tickets)
Dates, venues, and prices are subject to change. Please check individual event pages for more details.