Dixie Chicks Headed to Oprah

Taking the Long Way to be Reissued on Nov. 14

The Dixie Chicks will appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show on Tuesday (Oct. 24) to talk about the new documentary, Shut Up and Sing. The film follows the band in the time between Natalie Maines’ infamous comments about President Bush in 2003 through the launch of their new Accidents & Accusations tour.

Shut Up and Sing will premiere in New York on Oct. 26 and will have a limited release on Oct. 27, in time for fall elections. As previously reported, the film shows Maines watching Bush on television and calling him a “dumb f—.”

The band will also appear on Good Morning America on Oct. 26. They’ll also be interviewed on The Charlie Rose Show on PBS although a show time has not been announced. Their episode of VH1 Storytellers will premiere on Oct. 28. They’ll also perform on the American Music Awards on Nov. 21.

In related news, the band’s current album, Taking the Long Way, will be reissued on Nov. 14 with a bonus DVD featuring interviews with the band and producer Rick Rubin, live clips and the video for “Not Ready to Make Nice.”

The band wrapped the Australian leg of their tour on Wednesday (Oct. 18). They will resume their North American tour on Oct. 27 in Ottawa and continue through Dec. 5, closing with their concert in Dallas, where the band got its start.