July 2005

First U.S. Date On July 6 At Orpheum Theatre In Minneapolis - King To Convert Large Theaters And Outdoor Venues Into Intimate Spaces With Solo Performances Spanning Her Historic 40+ Year Career - Tour Includes July 13 Performance At Radio City Music Hall, King's First NYC Concert In 12 Years.

CBS News correspondent Russ Mitchell stopped by during rehearsals for "The Living Room Tour" in Los Angeles. He was also in Minneapolis to see Carole’s first US date at the legendary Orpheum Theater. The profile piece aired on CBS Sunday Morning on Sunday, July 24, 2005.

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Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act re-introduced as Rockies Prosperity Act in Congress

WASHINGTON DC – Rockies Prosperity Act steadily gained support in the House during spring of 2005. Re-introduced into the 109th Congress on March 9th by Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), the Rockies Prosperity Act currently has 187 co-sponsors, which is only 30 co-sponsors away from a house majority.

Live CD "The Living Room Tour" (Rockingale Records/Concord Records/Starbucks Hear Music) Bow at #17 on Billboard Album Chart

King's "Living Room Tour 2005" Earns Raves

Carole King's latest release "The Living Room Tour" (Rockingale/Concord/Starbuck Hear Music) live 2 cd set - has debuted at #17 on the Billboard album chart. The album's twenty-seven songs span King's 40+ year career and were all recorded on her 2004 tour of the same name.

NEW YORK, NY – Carole King performed outdoors at Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, July 15, 2005 as part of the Today Show's Toyota Concert Series. She performed selections from "The Living Room Tour" double-live CD, which is in stores on Tuesday, July 12, 2005. "The Living Room Tour" album was recorded live last summer on Carole's acclaimed tour of the same name. She was one week into the summer’s leg of the tour, and played to sold out houses and enthusiastic audiences everywhere. The Today Show airs every weekday morning from 7 – 10 AM on NBC.

CANADA/USA - The return of Carole King's, "The Living Room Tour" has been met with rave reviews. The concert kicked off July 3, 2005 in Ontario, Canada and ends August 14, 2005 in Santa Rosa, California.

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Intimate 2-CD Set 'The Living Room Tour' Released July 12, 2005 On Rockingale Records/Concord Records/Starbucks Hear Music, Two New Songs, and Seven Number One Hits From Her Historic 40+ Year Career

King Set For Summer Tour, Including Sold Out July 13,2005 Performance At Radio City Music Hall, Her First NYC Show In 12 Years

LOS ANGELES, CA - Taking a break from rehearsals for the upcoming The Living Room Tour, Carole King stopped by the NPR West studios for an interview with Weekend Edition's Scott Simon. The piece, which aired on July 9, 2005, included songs from the forthcoming "The Living Room Tour" CD (in stores July 12, 2005).

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LOS ANGELES, CA - On Saturday, July 2, 2005, music fans around the world joined together to watch Live 8 and support the fight against world poverty. On that day, Clear Channel Music Group lowered select ticket prices at its amphitheatre venues and donated $1 per ticket purchased that day to Live 8.

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