Beth Orton + Willy Mason = Awesome F*@#ing Time

From March 12 through April 11, two of the best singer/songwriters on the planet are going to be touring together. No, not quite Billy Joel and Elton John, but close. The lovely and talented Beth Orton and boy genius Willy Mason will be joining forces for a month-long trek that will take them to major markets across North America. Orton will be supporting her forthcoming album, The Comfort Of Strangers, which is out on February 7 via Astralwerks. Willy Mason will be entering the studio to record his yet to be titled sophomore album this spring, also for Astralwerks.

VIDEO: Beth Orton - "Conceived"

Here's the tour details:

03.12.06 - Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
03.13.06 - Atlanta, GA (Variety Playhouse)
03.15.06 - Austin, TX (SXSW)
03.19.06 - Denver, CO (Gothic Theatre)
03.20.06 - Salt Lake City, UT (Club Sound)
03.23.06 - San Diego, CA (House of Blues)
03.24.06 - Hollywood, CA (Avalon)
03.25.06 - San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)
03.27.06 - Portland, OR (Wonder Ballroom)
03.28.06 - Seattle, WA (The Showbox)
03.29.06 - Vancouver, BC (Commodore Ballroom)
04.01.06 - Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue)
04.02.06 - Madison, WI (Barrymore Theatre)
04.03.06 - Chicago, IL (Vic Theatre)
04.05.06 - Detroit, MI (The Majestic Theatre)
04.06.06 - Toronto, ON (Carlu)
04.07.06 - Montreal, QC (Club Soda)
04.08.06 - Boston, MA (Avalon)
04.10.06 - Philadelphia, PA (TLA)
04.11.06 - New York, NY (Webster Hall)

Beth Orton + Willy Mason = Awesome F*@#ing Time