Concert will include selections from lang’s newest album, Sing It Loud
Singer and songwriter k.d. lang and her band the Siss Boom Bang will perform at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall for one night only on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 8 p.m. This announcement comes on the heels of lang’s highly anticipated release of Sing it Loud, her first studio album since 2008’s Watershed. Sing it Loud is lang’s first record made entirely with her own band, Siss Boom Bang, since the pair of albums with the Reclines that launched her groundbreaking career more than 25 years ago.
Since lang first hit the music scene over a quarter-century ago, she has amassed numerous awards including four GRAMMY® awards, eight JUNO Awards, a BRIT, an AMA, a VMA, and four awards from GLAAD. In 1996, she received Canada’s highest civilian honor, the Order of Canada. lang’s unique style transcends genre, combining country, alternative, rock and even punk styles and her soulful voice prompted frequent collaborator Tony Bennett to remark, “She’s the best singer of her generation.” She has also appeared alongside such musical luminaries as Roy Orbison, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, Loretta Lynn, and Tony Bennett.