Jack Johnson & John Craigie Share Live Version Of 'I Wrote Mr. Tambourine Man' to Help Save the Earth: Premiere


Proceeds from the tune will profit Johnson’s All At Once charity.

Last summer season, folks singer-songwriter John Craigie joined Jack Johnson for 11 dates on the 2017 leg of his All the Light Above It Too World Tour, throughout which the 2 teamed up for a tune of Craigie's referred to as "I Wrote. Mr. Tambourine Man." A yr later, the pair are formally releasing their stay duet, saving the Earth on the identical time. Billboard has an unique first hear right now (Sept. 27).

The stay model of "I Wrote Mr. Tambourine Man" was recorded at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California, on July 26, 2017, and proceeds from the monitor will go to Johnson's All At Once charity, a social motion community to assist followers make a optimistic change of their native and world communities. But whereas the monitor now has a philanthropic objective, Craigie deemed his onstage second "one of the surreal moments of my profession" lengthy earlier than its official launch.

"Jack and I began performing this tune from the very first present we did collectively — it was his thought," Craigie, who's recognized for his storytelling throughout reveals, remembers. "I observed that he’s excellent about bringing the openers out throughout his set, however often it’s a collaboration on a canopy or certainly one of his songs. So when he instructed doing a Craigie tune, I assumed that there was no manner. But certain sufficient, when it was time for him to go on, he handed me the set listing with my tune on there."

Johnson equally liked attending to share the stage with Craigie, whom he personally picked as an opener after utilizing the singer's stay LP Capricorn in Retrograde… Just Kidding… Live in Portland to soundtrack a California coastal highway journey. "I like touring with John Craigie," Johnson provides. "He reveals up with a guitar and a backpack, and is able to crash on any sofa. I hope this model of 'I Wrote Mr. Tamborine Man' captures even a fraction of the enjoyable that we have now on tour collectively!”

Craigie joined Johnson on two dates of the 2018 continuation of the All the Light Above It Too World Tour this summer season, and now the Los Angeles native is bringing the nice vibes right into a tour of his personal. Craigie is kicking off the #HoldItHeat2018 Tour in November, with every date of the 19-city trek partnering with native teams that assist the homeless of their neighborhood. One greenback from every ticket offered will go to a neighborhood nonprofit, and there will likely be volunteers at every present gathering jackets, gloves, sleeping luggage and different provides from followers.

“I acquired to see how Jack was in a position to make use of his music to entertain in addition to unfold an excellent message and get folks to assist out," Craigie says of the tour's charitable inspiration. "I noticed how his followers wished to pitch in and we're grateful to have steering in how to try this.”

Check out Craigie and Johnson's stay model of "I Wrote Mr. Tambourine Man," in addition to Craigie's upcoming tour dates, beneath.

#HoldItHeat2018 Tour Dates

Nov 7 – Ferndale, CA @ Old Steeple* (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Nov eight – Chico, CA @ Chico Women's Club* (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Nov 9 – Sacramento, CA @ Harlow's* (benefitting Sacramento Steps Forward)
Nov 10 – San Francisco, CA @ August Hall*^ (benefitting Raphael House)
Nov 13 – Solana Beach, CA @ (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Nov 15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Mint* (benefiting My Friend’s Place)
Nov 16 – Santa Barbara, CA @ SoHo* (benefitting Transition House)
Nov 17 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ The Siren* (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Nov 29 – Seattle, WA @ Triple Door^ (benefitting ROOTS)
Nov 30 – Seattle, WA @ Triple Door# (benefitting ROOTS)
Dec 1 – Bellingham, WA @ The Firefly Lounge# (benefiting Lydia Place)
Dec 2 – Vancouver, CAN @ The Imperial# 
Dec four – Ashland, OR @ Carpenter Hall# (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Dec 5 – Eugene, OR @ HiFi Music Hall# (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Dec 6 – Eugene, OR @ HiFi Music Hall# (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Dec 7 – Bend, OR @ Domino Room# (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Dec eight – Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theater# (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Dec 13 – Boulder, CO @ eTown Hall* (benefitting Bridge House)
Dec 14 – Denver, CO @ Swallow Hill (Daniel's Hall)* (benefitting Volunteers of America)
Dec 15 – Fort Collins, CO @ The Armory* (benefiting The Matthews House)

* w/ Rainbow Girls
^ w/ Anna Tivel
# w/ Ben Morrison (of The Brothers Comatose),