Beth Orton To Open For Beck

Hank Williams III, grandson of country pioneer, also will play some shows.

Singer/songwriters Beth Orton and Hank Williams III will

open for Beck on his upcoming U.S. tour, MTV News reported. Williams

will open for Beck on the tour's first leg, from Jan. 25 in Austin, Texas,

through Feb. 4 in Cincinnati, while Orton will open for Beck from Feb. 6

in Toronto through Feb. 19 in Washington, D.C. Orton sings on "Beautiful

Way," a track from Beck's latest album, Midnite Vultures (1999).

Williams is the grandson of country pioneer Hank Williams.