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John Prine, Iris DeMent to play at Orpheum in June
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John Prine, Iris DeMent to play at Orpheum in June

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John Prine performs during the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at the New Orleans Fairgrounds Racetrack in New Orleans, Friday, May 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

SIOUX CITY -- American music legend John Prine will perform an evening of his classic songs at the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City on June 15, with special guest Iris DeMent.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. April 8 at the Orpheum ticket office and all Ticketmaster locations ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Prices are $59.50 and $39.50.

Long considered a "songwriter's songwriter," John Prine is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. With one of the most influential and unmistakable songwriting voices of today, Prine continues to cast his perceptive eye upon the subtle complexities of the human condition, delivering his observations in his uniquely concise, illuminating compositions.

Some four decades since his remarkable debut, Prine recently released In Person & On Stage, a new live album featuring a duet with Emmylou Harris, proving he's still at the top of his game, both as a performer and songwriter. Recently honored at the Library of Congress by US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, he's been elevated from the annals of songwriters into the realm of bonafide American treasures

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