By GENE STOUT
Singer-songwriter Norah Jones, performing Aug. 18 at Marymoor Park in Redmond, is among the half dozen big acts announced Monday for the 2012 Concerts at Marymoor series.
Primus opens the series June 14, followed by the B-52s June 21, The Last Summer on Earth Tour (with Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters and Cracker) Aug. 3, Dead Can Dance Aug. 10, Jones Aug. 18 and the Unity Tour (with 311, Slightly Stoopid and the Aggrolites) Sept. 5.
Tickets for Primus and Dead Can Dance are already on sale. Tickets for the other shows on sale April 7, with prices in the range of $38 to $65. Call 800-745-3000 or go to the Ticketmaster website.
Jones, whose new album, “Little Broken Hearts,” is due May 1. When Jones played Marymoor in 2003, the skies opened up, soaking fans. Read my review here.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: The concert series is now called Marymoor Park Concerts. Information about the series can be found at the official website here).