NEW YORK — Katie Couric’s book tour, which begins in two weeks, will feature some celebrity guests.
Live Nation announced Thursday that Jennifer Garner, “Saturday Night Live” performers Chloe Fineman and Melissa Villaseñor, and Brad and Kimberly Paisley will join Couric for performances nationwide in support of her upcoming memoir “Going There.”
Tan France will be attending the opening event, October 28, in Boston Garden. The Paisleys will be with her in Nashville, Tennessee, Fineman and Villaseñor are scheduled for the Beacon Theater in New York City and Garner for the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles.
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Other guests include Food Network host and bestselling author Ina Garten at Atlanta Symphony Hall, Chance the Rapper at the Chicago Theater and a few fellow journalists: Savannah Guthrie, co-host of the “Today” show, Couric’s former job, Will Be with her at the Met Philadelphia; and, at the national anthem in Washington, DC, Couric will be joined by Kara Swisher, an opinion writer for The New York Times and longtime technology reporter.
#MeToo activist Tarana Burke and vocalist Allison Russell are also expected to perform on the tour, which will run from October 28 through November. 15 and is in partnership with Live Nation and P&G.