PORTLAND – Singer, songwriter, storyteller Jewel will bring her contemporary pop style to the Merrill Auditorium Tuesday, May 11. She’ll perform her solo-acoustic concert, singing “Who Will Save Your Soul” and “You Were Meant for Me” among other top hits.

Tickets will go on sale at noon Friday, Feb. 27.

From her childhood in the wilds of Alaska to her early days as a songwriter trying to make ends meet on the San Diego folk scene, it’s been an uncommon life for her. During the past five years, she’s risen to the top of the Billboard charts.

Since the release of “Pieces of You,” Jewel has been the recipient of a great many honors, including the 1997 American Music Award for Best New Artist, the 1997 MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, and three Grammy Award nominations.

She also received the 1999 Founder’s Choice Award from the nonprofit Time For Peace organization.

Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert are $38 and $47. They are available at the Merrill Auditorium box office, (207) 842-0800 or on the Web at www.meadowbrook.net.

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