Melissa Etheridge Announces New Album 'The Medicine Show' & Tour Dates

Melissa Etheridge announced the release of her new album, The Medicine Show, on Tuesday (Feb. 12). Etheridge has also announced a tour that will run from March through May. 

The album will be the singer’s 15th studio recording, and is set to for an April 12 release.

“Calling the album ‘The Medicine Show’ puts straight up, front and center, that this about health, wellness, cannabis, this new thought, new paradigm, however you want to talk about it, however you want to understand it,” Etheridge said in a statement. “We’re not afraid of this anymore. We’ve come a long way.”

Tracks on the album include “Here Comes the Pain,” which takes a personal approach to the opioid crisis and “Last Hello,” a song dedicated to the survivors of the Parkland school shootings.  

As for tour, tickets and information for each city can be found on the singer’s website. Check out the tour dates below:

3/29/19 Bonita Springs, FL - Southwest Florida Event Center

3/30/19 Bonita Springs, FL - Southwest Florida Event Center

4/10/19 New York, NY - The Town Hall

4/13/19 Montclair, NJ - Wellmont Theater

4/14/19 Lynn, MA - Lynn Veteran's Memorial Auditorium

4/19/19 Stateline, NV - Harrah's Lake Tahoe - South Shore Room

4/20/19 West Wendover, NV - Peppermill Concert Hall

4/23/19 New Braunfels, TX - Gruene Hall

4/24/19 Irving, TX - The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory with Liz Phair

4/25/19 Catoosa, OK - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa - The Joint

4/27/19 Lake Charles, LA - Golden Nugget Lake Charles

4/28/19 New Orleans, LA - Saenger Theatre with Liz Phair

4/30/19 Chattanooga, TN - Walker Theater

5/1/19 Augusta, GA - Miller Theater

5/2/19 Durham, NC - Carolina Theatre of Durham

5/3/19 Virginia Beach, VA - Sandler Center

5/6/19 Lancaster, PA - American Music Theatre

5/8/19 Springfield, OH - Clark State Performing Arts Center

5/9/19 Jim Thorpe, PA - Penn's Peak

5/11/19 Plymouth, MA - Plymouth Memorial Hall

5/12/19 Portland, ME - State Theatre

6/20/19 Des Moines, IA - Hoyt Sherman Place

6/25/19 Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap with Pat Benatar Neil Geraldo and Liz Phair

6/29/19 Webster, MA - Indian Ranch

6/30/19 New York, NY – Times Square - World Pride Closing Ceremony

7/4/19 Elk Grove Village, IL - Elk Grove Village Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series

7/8/19 Boulder, CO – Chautauqua Auditorium

7/13/19 Chandler, AZ - Chandler Center for the Arts