Gillian Welch Prepares Summer Festival Dates

Singer-songwriter Gillian Welch will be performing at a number of festivals this summer. Her next tour date is scheduled for May 22 in Coeburn, Va., at Dr. Ralph Stanley’s 39th annual Memorial Weekend Bluegrass Festival. Additional dates include the No Depression Festival in Redmond, Wash. (July 11); the Wanderlust Festival in Lake Tahoe, Calif. (July 25); the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I. (Aug. 1) and the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival in Lyons, Colo. (Aug. 16).