Lucinda Williams Invites Charlie Louvin on Tour

Lucinda Williams has invited Charlie Louvin to open a series of concerts beginning July 14 in Kansas City. The 13-city tour will conclude Aug. 1 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Louvin turns 80 on July 7. He’ll celebrate the milestone throughout the week with a concert at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville on July 6, a CD signing at Grimey’s Records and an appearance at the Grand Ole Opry on July 7, and a performance, CD signing and autograph session at the Country Music Hall of Fame on July 8. In addition, Louvin will also digitally release a five-song EP, titled 80th Birthday EP, on July 3.