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Alison Krauss brings summer tour to Pittsburgh's Benedum

Steven Adams
| Saturday, June 9, 2018, 12:15 p.m.

The sweet voice of Alison Krauss filled the Benedum Center Friday night backed by her team of Union Station musicians.

The country and bluegrass star drew a few numbers from her latest Windy City album, like "River in the Rain" and "Gentle On My Mind."

Of course, fans crave every opportunity to sing along to "Down to the River to Pray," boosted by the 2000 crime comedy film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" and Krauss delivered on queue, beautifully.

And this one:

A little bluegrass to kick off the summer. #alisonkraussandunionstation

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@alisonkrauss - wow! @benedumcenter #pittsburgh

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This @alisonkrauss girl has a pretty good voice. I think she'll go places.

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Band member Ron Block shared this:

Willie Nelson is joining Krauss for part of the tour but is skipping all the June shows and was not in Pittsburgh.

Awesome show! #alisonkrauss #fridaynightinpittsburgh

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