John Prine had to pull out of his European engagements in the summer of 2019, including his Sunday evening show at Tønder Festival. Now, the 73 year-old American songwriter legend is back on the road and will return to Tønder. John Prine played at Tønder Festival in 2015, when he gave an unforgettable concert in Tent 1. John Prine’s latest album is The Tree of Forgiveness from 2018 – his first album of new songs in 13 years. The album was produced by top Nashville producer Dave Cobb, and among the implicated are Jason Isbell and Brandi Carlile. Countless other singers have been inspired by John Prine, among them Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash. John Prine began his career on the folk scene in Chicago in the late 60s and released his first album in 1971. He quickly gained a reputation, and today John Prine is recognised as one of the major songwriters on the americana scene. He has won a host of awards, among them three Grammies. His most recent accolades are two wins at the Americana Honors and Awards 2019 for the album The Tree of Forgiveness and the song Summer’s End – and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 2020. His only Danish festival concert in 2020.