Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Celebrate New Album Release with Global Livestream and Virtual Listening Party

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
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Block out your diary today from 6PM GMT/1PM EST to join Robert Plant and Alison Krauss as they treat fans to a series of live performances celebrating the release of their latest album Raise the Roof.

Following the smash success of their Grammy award-winning 2007 debut LP Raising Sand, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have once again teamed up with producer T Bone Burnett (guitarist with Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue).

The duo’s much-anticipated follow up album is due out tomorrow and features a host of stellar guitarists including Marc Ribot, David Hidalgo, Bill Frisell, and Buddy Miller.

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss 'Raise the Roof' album cover artwork

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Performing live renditions of choice tracks from Raise The Roof with their knockout band in Nashville’s Sound Emporium Studios the event can be viewed on either Robert Plant or Alison Krauss’s YouTube channels.

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

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And the fun doesn’t stop there. After the gig, at 7PM GMT/2PM EST, fans can immediately head over to NPR Music’s YouTube channel for a listening party where Plant and Krauss will be joining host Ann Powers to talk about their historic album. RSVP here (opens in new tab).

RSVP to 'Raise the Roof' event

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Following the release of “Can’t Let Go,” “High and Lonesome,” and “It Don’t Bother Me” fans are now able to get a final peek at the album with “Somebody Was Watching Over Me.”

Buy Raise the Roof here (opens in new tab).

Rod Brakes is a music journalist with an expertise in guitars. Having spent many years at the coalface as a guitar dealer and tech, Rod's more recent work as a writer covering artists, industry pros and gear includes contributions for leading publications and websites such as GuitaristTotal Guitar, Guitar World (opens in new tab)Guitar Player (opens in new tab) and MusicRadar (opens in new tab) in addition to specialist music books, blogs and social media. He is also a lifelong musician.