Jackson Browne Begins Acoustic Tour of the Western U.S. ON January 19th

LOS ANGELES, CA, JANUARY 9th, 2013: Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne is set to launch his 2013 Acoustic Tour with a string of U.S. dates beginning January 19th at Keller Auditorium in Portland, OR. Playing guitar and piano, and collaborating with musicians on stage, Jackson will perform songs from his entire body of work, with varying set lists each night.Tickets are on sale beginning next week; information is available at The tour runs through mid-February, and highlights include Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA (1/20), San Jose Civic Auditorium (1/22), Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center in Thousand Oaks, CA (1/28), Terrace Theatre in Long Beach, CA (1/29), Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco (2/6) and The Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, AZ (2/13). Premium benefit seats are available for purchase through The Guacamole Fund: Jackson Browne will also appear at the MusiCares Person of the Year event honoring Bruce Springsteen and hosted by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences on February 8th. The event is held annually to commend musicians for their artistic achievement in the music industry and dedication to philanthropy. Other performers include Neil Young, Eddie Vedder, Patti Smith, Mumford & Sons and more. Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He was honored with induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007. Beyond his music, he is known for his advocacy on behalf of the environment, human rights, and arts education. He’s a co-founder of the groups Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE),, and the Success Through the Arts Foundation, which provides education opportunities for students in South Los Angeles. Solo Acoustic 2013 summer tour dates will be announced soon including July 4th at Tanglewood featuring special guest Sara Watkins on sale now.