LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Marie Presley will hit the road
again this fall, on the second leg of her "Now What Tour" kicking off on
November 6th in Portland, OR and stopping in many cities, including Chicago
and San Diego, for the first time ever. Now What, the follow-up to her 2003
Gold debut, To Whom It May Concern, debuted at #9 on the Billboard 200 earlier
Presley is actively participating in many Recording Academy(R) events
including; The Recording Academy Honors(TM) in Memphis where she will present
a special award to Isaac Hayes on October 22. She will also join the GRAMMY
Foundation(R) to participate in a GRAMMY(R) SoundCheck on November 11th at
LA's House of Blues, during which she and other industry professionals will
meet with a group of music students to discuss career opportunities available
to them within the music industry and she is also actively involved in the
MusiCares(R) Hurricane Relief effort. She will also be the Grand Marshall at
a special NASCAR event in Memphis on October 22.
Now What is a personal and powerful collection of songs. Presley wrote
the lyrics for 10 of its tracks, collaborating with Linda Perry and others on
the music. The current single is a personal spitfire rocker called "Idiot"
featuring Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones; Presley shot a video for this
track in LA this past weekend. The album is touched by joy and love ("Thanx,"
inspired by her close-knit circle of friends) and "Raven," (a moving tribute
to her mother, Priscilla Presley) and naked anger on cultural matters on the
super-charged version of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," which was the lead
Since its release, Presley has appeared on "The Tonight Show With Jay
Leno," "Late Show With David Letterman," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," "Good
Morning America," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "Larry
King Live." She was also recently the subject of a VH1 "(Inside)Out"
documentary and a DIRECTV FREEVIEW(R) event, "Lisa Marie Presley In Concert."
Upcoming tour dates are as follows:
11/6 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
11/8 San Francisco, CA Bimbo's
11/10 San Diego, CA House of Blues
11/11 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
11/13 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
11/15 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
11/16 Kansas City, MO Ameristar Casino
11/18 Columbia, MO The Blue Note
11/19 Ft. Wayne, IN Piere's
11/21 Columbus, OH Promowest Pavilion
11/22 Chicago, IL House of Blues
SOURCE Capitol Records