MMJ’s Jim James to team with orchestra for special performance

August 7, 2019
Slide & Banjo

My Morning Jacket’s founder and frontman, Jim James will be pairing with joins the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Pops on Wednesday, September 4 for a live performance of his upcoming new album.

The NSO will be led by Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams, and the concert will be held at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington, DC. The concert coincides with the upcoming album release of James and Abrams’s collaboration on Decca Gold, The Order of Nature: A Song Cycle.

The concert features James, the NSO and a local chorus, The Capital Hearings, and the first half of the evening spotlights the NSO in Mason Bates’s “Warehouse Medicine” from The B-Sides, Julia Wolfe’s Big Beautiful Dark and Scary, and Copland’s Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo.

Tickets are available at the Kennedy Center Box Office, online at, and by phone at (202) 467-4700 or (800) 444-1324. Ticket buyers can pre-order the new album, which includes a signed poster

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