June 21, 2021
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KATIE COURIC ANNOUNCES 2021 “GOING THERE” BOOK TOUR
HITTING BASS CONCERT HALL ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Couric Will Be Joined by Special Guests at Every Stop
General Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, June 25 at 10am CST on Tickemaster.com
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AUSTIN, TX – Produced by Live Nation, Katie Couric will head out on an 11 city U.S. tour this fall in celebration of
her forthcoming memoir, “Going There,” out on October 26th. Two days following the release of her highly
anticipated book, Couric will kick off her tour in Boston at the Orpheum Theatre on October 28th making stops in
New York, Washington, DC, and more, before wrapping up in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium on November
15th. Couric hits Bass Hall on the UT Campus on Wednesday, November 3rd.
Couric will bring attendees into her personal and professional life, sharing the emotional, riveting story of a
thoroughly modern woman, whose journey took her from humble origins to superstardom. Joined by high profile,
fascinating people at every stop, Couric and her special guests (to be revealed at a later date) will exchange stories
of their life experiences that will make you laugh, cry, and think.
“Given the challenging period we’ve been through, I’m so excited to be out in the world, creating a sense of
community and a place where we can all get together for meaningful conversations, and have some fun, too,”
“It is truly an honor to work with the iconic Katie Couric and present her to live audiences across the country. She
has always provided so much inspiration to people everywhere, particularly women. Live Nation Women exists to
center and amplify women and their stories, and we can’t wait to hit the road with Katie this fall to share hers,”
said Ali Harnell, President & CSO LNW.
ABOUT KATIE COURIC
Katie Couric (@katiecouric) is an award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author and a co-founder of
Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). Since its launch in 2008, Stand Up To Cancer has raised more than $600 million
to support cutting edge collaborative science and its research has contributed to nine new FDA approved
In 2017, she founded Katie Couric Media (KCM), which has developed a number of media projects,
including a daily newsletter, a podcast, digital video series and several documentaries. KCM works with purpose
driven brands to create premium content that addresses important social issues like gender equality,
environmental sustainability and mental health.
Previous documentaries produced by KCM include: America Inside Out with Katie Couric, a six-part series for
National Geographic; Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, for National Geographic; Under
the Gun, which aired on EPIX; and Fed Up, available on iTunes, Amazon and YouTube. Couric was also the
executive producer of Unbelievable on Netflix and is developing other scripted projects.
Couric was the first woman to solo anchor a network evening newscast, serving as anchor and managing
editor of the CBS Evening News From 2006 to 2011 following 15-years as co-anchor of NBC’s Today Show. She also
hosted a syndicated show and served as the Yahoo Global News Anchor until 2017. Most recently, Couric
was the first guest host of the iconic game show, Jeopardy!.
She has won a duPont-Columbia, a Peabody, two Edward R. Murrows, a Walter Cronkite Award, and
multiple Emmys. She was twice named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people and was a Glamour
Magazine woman of the year three times. She has also received numerous awards for her cancer advocacy
work; honored by both the Harvard and Columbia schools of public health, the American Cancer Society and
The American Association of Cancer Researchers.
In addition to writing The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives, Couric’s memoir will be
published in the Fall of 2021.
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ABOUT TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS
Texas Performing Arts is the performing arts presenting program of The University of Texas at Austin and operates
campus venues including Bass Concert Hall and McCullough Theatre. It is the home of the Lexus Broadway in
Austin series. In calendar year 2019 Bass Concert Hall had the highest number of tickets sold of any theater in
Austin, was #2 in the State of Texas and #22 in the world, according to industry publication Pollstar. Following a
national search, Tony Award-winning producer Bob Bursey was appointed Executive Director in January, 2020.
ADDITIONAL MEDIA CONTACTS
For requests related to “GOING THERE” book and related press:
Sabrina Callahan, Executive Director of Publicity at Little, Brown and Company
(212) 364-1308 | (908) 451-4802 | Sabrina.Callahan@hbgusa.com
Lena Little, Director of Publicity at Little, Brown and Company
(212) 364-1406 | (917) 734-1751 | Lena.Little@hbgusa.com
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