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Norah Jones will perform in a Roman stone quarry this summer, it has emerged.
The American singer-songwriter – who has won 12 Grammys and four World Music Awards – will hit the stage at the Römersteinbruch St. Margarethen in Burgenland province on 1 July.
Jones rose to fame with her debut album "Come Away With Me" in 2002. Three more studio albums and a performance in the 2007 movie "My Blueberry Nights" followed.
The video shows a live performance of "Sunrise" from her multi-platinum 2004 album "Feels like Home".
Other upcoming live music highlights this summer are the gig by British jazz-pop star Jamie Cullum at Vienna’s Austria Center on 30 May and the concert by English singer Kate Nash at the Rockhouse Salzburg on 10 June.
Video: © YouTube
Baumgartner tax row
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Record visitor numbers at Salzburg Whitsun Festival
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Football manager Adi Hütter charged with tax evasion
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Experts recommend considering breast amputation well
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Police raid dairy headquarters
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Austrian on trial over Aldi blackmail
The trial of a 61-year-old man from Salzburg, who blackmailed the company Aldi South, started yesterday (Wed) in Duisburg, Germany. The defendant has already admitted that he demanded 15 million Euros from the firm.
State secretary denies interfering over Baumgartner taxes
The extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner stated that the Ministry of Finance spared him additional taxation by political intervention. The former Financial Secretary Reinhold Lopatka (ÖVP) denies these claims.
Search for trapped after Felbertauern rockfall
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Delunamagma creditors to lose most of their investment
The creditors of the technology firm Delunamagma Industries GmbH from Bludesch-Gais, Vorarlberg (Western Austria) will lose the majority of their money in the bankruptcy proceedings.
SPÖ Salzburg votes for new party leader
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