Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash, who was one of the founding members of the British Invasion band The Hollies as well as the supergroups Crosby, Stills and Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (yes, the band believes they are two separate units and should be treated that way by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but that’s another story) will perform a series of “An Evening With” concerts throughout the United States in July and August 2015.
“I’m really looking forward to an evening of music, stretching back 50 years, and coming round to today with all it’s blessings and problems,” Nash said in a statement, “a splendid time is guaranteed for all.” The Graham Nash Solo Tour kicks off on July 12 at the Vancouver Island MusicFest in Courtenay, British Columbia.
Nash will be joined by Shane Fontayne on guitar and vocals.
Graham Nash continues his long-time tradition of raising money for charity through the Guacamole Fund’s special benefit seats; in addition, he will be donating $1 per ticket sold to charity. Graham Nash was born in Blackpool, England.
He first rose to fame with The Hollies, and went on to form Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1968. In 2010, he was appointed OBE by Queen Elizabeth in 2010. Nash has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two-times (for CSN & The Hollies), and is in the Songwriters Hall of Fame (as an individual and with CSN). In May 2013, he received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from Boston’s Lesley University.
Nash is also an internationally renowned photographer and visual artist whose work has been shown in galleries and museums worldwide, including the Smithsonian.
His autobiography “Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life,” was released on September 17, 2013 by Crown Archetype/Random House, and landed him on the New York Times Best-Sellers list.
Graham Nash’s photography is currently on display in exhibition at the Fine Art Photography Gallery at Mumm Napa in Rutherford, CA.
Titled My Life Through My Lens, Photographs by Graham Nash, features more than 50 of his photographs.
The exhibition has been extended now to run through April of 2015 at the winery’s Fine Art Photography Gallery.
The legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash will perform with the 115-member Contemporary Youth Orchestra and 65-member Chorus for a shared concert on Friday, June 5, 2015.
The concert starts at 8:00 p.m.
at Severance Hall in Cleveland, Ohio.
It is part of the CYO’s Rock the Orchestra Concert Series.
Nash will be the 15th participant in the Rock The Orchestra series.