Parton Announces Tour Dates

Dolly Parton has announced her Hello I’m Dolly tour of casinos and theaters in the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off Oct. 14 in Greenville, S.C., and will visit 36 cities before ending Dec. 19 in Seattle. Parton will be accompanied on tour by the Grascals, a new bluegrass band led by bassist-vocalist Terry Eldredge. Parton’s new concert album, Live & Well, will be released Tuesday (Sept. 14). The Grascals will release their debut album early next year. Their first single, a remake of Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas,” is a duet with Parton.