Category Archives: Tour Announcements

Kaipa Da Capo Announce February 2017 Tour

Kaipa Da Capo

Swedish progressive rock band Kaipa Da Capo has announced its upcoming European tour. The band will play old and new material.

Kaipa Da Capo recetly released Dårskapens Monotoni

Kaipa Da Capo – “Dårskapens Monotoni

Tour dates:

06.02.2017 SW – Lund – Into Music
07.02.2017 DE – Hamburg – Markthalle
08.02.2017 DE – Oberhausen – Zentr. Altenberg
09.02.2017 DE – Köln – Yard Club
10.02.2017 NL – Zwolle – Hedon
11.02.2017 NL – Uden – De Pul
13.02.2017 DE – Bremen – Meisenfrei
14.02.2017 DE – Fürth – KOFFERFABRIK
15.02.2017 DE – Mannheim – 7 Er Club
16.02.2017 DE – Rüsselsheim – DAS RIND
17.02.2017 DE – Berlin – Musik & Frieden
19.02.2017 DK – Hvidovre – Medborgarsal
25.02.2017 SW – Stockholm -Bryggarsalen
01.04.2017 SW – Uppsala – Katalin

Steve Hackett Reveals Upcoming North American Tour

Steve Hackett – Photo by Tina Korhone

Renowned progressive rock guitarist Steve Hackett will return to North America in 2017 to present his new show, Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett. The 13 date tour will take place in February and March 2017.

Throughout the tour, Steve and his band will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic Genesis album, Wind and Wuthering, the last progressive rock album recorded by Genesis. Steve Hackett and the band will be performing several tracks from Wind and Wuthering along with fan favorites such as ‘The Musical Box’ and other Genesis pieces never performed before by Steve’s band including ‘Inside & Out’, ‘One For The Vine’ and ‘Anyway’ as well as material from the upcoming new album The Night Siren.

Genesis – Wind and Wuthering

Confirmed tour dates are as follows:

Tuesday, February 14th

City Winery, Nashville, TN

Wednesday, February 15th
City Winery, Nashville, TN

Friday, February 17th
Victoria Theater, Newark, NJ

Saturday, February 18th
State Theatre, Ithaca, NY

Wednesday, February 22nd

Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT

Thursday, February, 23rd
NYCB, Westbury, NY

Friday, February 24th
Santander PAC, Reading, PA

Saturday, February 25th
Playstation Theater, New York, NY

Sunday, February 26th
Wilbur Theatre, Boston, MA

Tuesday, February 28th
20 Monroe Live, Grand Rapids, MI

Wednesday, March 1st
Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI

Thursday, March 2nd
The Oakville Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Friday, March 3rd
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

An Evening with Pat Metheny Tour Announced

Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny

Acclaimed guitarist Pat Metheny has announced his upcoming American tour. The band on this tour includes drummer Antonio Sanchez, bassist Linda Oh and pianist Gwilym Simcock.

Metheny’s most recent album is The Unity Sessions.

January 13, 2017
Willimantic, CT at Fine Arts Instructional Center Concert Hall

January 14, 2017
Barre, VT at Barre Opera House

January 15, 2017
Orono, ME at Collins Center for the Arts

January 17, 2017
Portsmouth, NH at The Music Hall

January 18, 2017
Albany, NY at Hart Theatre at the Egg

January 19, 2017
Boston, MA at Wilbur Theatre

January 20, 2017
Ridgefield, CT at Ridgefield Playhouse

January 21, 2017
Glenside, PA at Keswick Theatre

January 22, 2017
Red Bank, NJ at Count Basie Theatre

January 24, 2017
Harrisonburg, VA at Forbes Center

January 25, 2017
Bethesda, MD at Strathmore

January 26, 2017
Durham, NC at Carolina Theatre

January 28, 2017
Columbus, GA at Rivercenter For The Performing Arts

January 29, 2017
Birmingham, AL at Alys Robinson Stephens PAC

January 30, 2017
Charlotte, NC at Levine Center for the Arts

January 31, 2017
Atlanta, GA at Symphony Hall

February 1, 2017
St Petersburg, FL at The Mahaffey Theater

February 3, 2017
Jacksonville, FL at Florida Theatre

February 4, 2017
Fort Lauderdale, FL at Miniaci PAC – SOLD OUT

Symphonic Progressive Rock Legend Renaissance Announce USA Fall 2016 Tour

Renaissance - Photo by Brian Tirpak
Renaissance – Photo by Brian Tirpak

Renaissance, the pioneering symphonic progressive rock group, fronted by acclaimed vocalist Annie Haslam, will be touring the United States in November 2016.

The band will be promoting its recent DVD release “Live at The Union Chapel.” Filmed in London, the concert showcases Renaissance performing classics like “Carpet of the Sun”, “Ocean Gypsy”, “Mother Russia”, “Ashes are Burning” and newer pieces “Symphony of Light” and “Grandine il Vento.”

The current lineup includes Annie Haslam on lead vocals, Rave Tesar on keyboards, Tom Brislin on keyboards, Mark Lambert on acoustic guitars, Leo Traversa on bass guitar, and Frank Pagano on drums.

Renaissance Fall 2016 US Tour Dates:

Nov 03 Infinity Music Hall – Hartford, CT Tickets
Nov 04 Tupelo Music Hall – Londonderry, NH Tickets
Nov 09 Musikfest at ArtsQuest – Bethlehem, PA Tickets
Nov 10 Tralf Music Hall – Buffalo, NY Tickets
Nov 11 The Kent Stage – Kent, OH Tickets
Nov 12 Arcada Theatre – Saint Charles, IL Tickets
Nov 13 Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall – Milwaukee, WI Tickets

Buy “Live at The Union Chapel.

Acclaimed Fusion Band Azymuth Announces European Tour

Azymuth
Azymuth

Azymuth, one of the most successful jazz-rock fusion bands from South Ameruica, will be touring in October and November 2016. The group will be presenting its new album titled Fênix.

With Fênix, its first album in five years, Azymuth recreated the energy of the enthralling 1970s sessions that made the band so popular.

Since the passing of keyboard master Jose Roberto Bertrami in 2012, remaining members Ivan Conti (right) and Alex Malheiros (left) have kept the spirit of Azymuth alive. Fênix initiates a new era as the Azymuth trio is complete once again, featuring guest keyboardist Kiko Continentino. A gifted pianist, composer and arranger, Kiko has worked with Milton Nascimento, Gilberto Gil and Djavan. The album also features Brazilian percussion legend Robertinho Silva.

Fênix European Tour Dates 2016

Oct 28 – Sigurdsgarde, Copenhagen
Oct 29 – Nefertiti, Gothenburg
Nov 02 – Bix, Stuttgart
Nov 03 – Domicil, Dortmund
Nov 04 – Badehaus, Berlin
Nov 05 – Kalif Storch, Erfurt tbc
Nov 06 – Stadtgarten, Cologne
Nov 09 – Jazzpodium, Dordrecht tbc
Nov 10 – Bird, Rotterdam
Nov 11 – North Sea Jazz, Amsterdam
Nov 12 – Le Sucre, Lyon tbc
Nov 14 – Teatro del Gatto, Ascona
Nov 15 – Bravo Caffè, Bologna
Nov 18 – Hideaway, London
Nov 19 – Hideaway, London
Nov 21 – Bayerischer Hof, Munich tbc

Progressive Music Guitarist Markus Reuter Announces USA Tour

Markus Reuter will be on tour in the USA this Fall, after finishing two weeks tour with Stick Men in Europe (between October 11-23). Reuter will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of his own project Centrozoon.

The American tour is a combination of live concerts, live radio shows and radio interviews.

Reuter’s most recent recording is Prog Noir with Stickmen.

Stick Men - Prog Noir
Stick Men – Prog Noir

Tour dates:

November 3 – WDIY/Bethlehem, PA
Radio appearance at Galactic Travels (with host Bill Fox) – 11:00 p.m.

November 4 – WPRB/Princeton, NJ
Radio appearance at Music with Space (with host Mike Hunter) – 12 midnight

November 5 – Mt. Laurel, NJ
Private show: Living Room Concert Series – time TBA

November 6 – WXPN/Philadelphia, PA
Radio appearance at Star’s End Radio (with host Chuck van Zyl) – 2:00 a.m.

November 8 – WLFR/Pomona, NJ
Radio appearance at Digital Dreams Radio (with host Mark Dickson) – 10:00 p.m.

November 9 – Charlottesville, VA
Live at IX Art Park – 8:00 p.m.

November 10 – Asheville, NC
Live at Living Room Concert / Streamside Concerts – 8:00 p.m.

November 11 – Charleston, WV
Live at Kanawha United Presbyterian Church – 8:00 p.m.

November 12 – Baltimore, MD
Live at (venue TBA, time TBA)

November 13 – Beacon, NY
Live at Quinn’s – 8:00 p.m.

November 15 – Philadelphia, PA
Live at The Rotunda – 8:00 p.m.
Event Horizons Concert Series
with special guests: Chuck van Zyl, Nocturne Blue

November 17 – Farmington, CT
Live at Edge Media Space / Farmington H.S. (Rm. 809) – 7:00 p.m.

November 18 – Bordentown, NJ
Live at The Cosmic Crossings
with Centrozoon and Nocturne Blue

November 19 – New York, NY
Live at Spectrum – 8:30:00 p.m.
with special guest Nocturne Blue

November 20 – WVKR/Poughkeepsie, NY
Radio appearance at Secret Music (with host Scott Raymond) – 11am

November 20 – Branchburg, NJ
Private show: Living Room Concert Series – time TBA

February 4, 2017 – Dallas, TX
Live at I Came for the Light and Stayed for the Shadows (time TBA)
With Nocturne Blue

The Enid to Begin the second half of the “In The Region” Tour

In the Region of the Summer Stars
In the Region of the Summer Stars

British progressive symphonic rock band The Enid is set to begin the he second part of the “In The Region of the Summer Stars” Tour. The next concert will take place in Bristol on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016. The set also includes “Gateway”, “Chaldean Crossing”, ‘Mayday Galliard”, “Sheets of Blue’, “Something Wicked This Way Comes” and “Dark Hydraulic”.

Concert dates

22nd September:The Fleece, Bristol

23rd September: Pocklington Arts Centre (near York)

1st October: Court Theatre, Tring

4th October: The Musician, Leicester*

6th October: The Ferry, Glasgow – Tickets available from Box Office: 01698 360085

Iconic Drummer Terry Bozzio Announces Solo Tour on World’s Largest Tuned Drum & Percussion Set

Terry Bozzio
Terry Bozzio

The great rock drummer Terry Bozzio, well-known for his work with music innovators Frank Zappa and Jeff Beck, cutting-edge progressive rock band UK, and his much-admired solo projects, will celebrate his latest release “Terry Bozzio Composer Series” with a USA tour.

“An Evening With Terry Bozzio” will be an evening of solo drumming, featuring musical pieces from throughout his career, as well as improvisation. Bozzio will use an enormous enhanced drum kit that includes tuned drums and percussion.

Terry Bozzio’s concerts draw upon jazz, classical music and global percussion styles. “I’m looking forward to this extensive US tour in August-November 2016. I’ll have some new pieces to play on my big kit and hopefully some surprises for you in this new show,” says Terry Bozzio about the upcoming shows.

“Terry Bozzio Composer Series” was released in Japan in the fall 2015! 59 Compositions, with 59 Paintings for each title on a 4 CD, 1 live performance, interview, drum setup DVD and Art Booklet in a Vinyl Sized Package! on the Ward Records label.

Tour dates

August 14, 2016 United States – AZ-Phoenix, MIM Music Theater
August 19, 2016 United States – CO-Denver, Soiled Dove
August 20, 2016 United States – CO-Denver, Soiled Dove
August 23, 2016 United States – OK-Tulsa, The Vanguard
August 26, 2016 United States – TX-Fort Worth, McDavid Studio
August 28, 2016 United States – TX-Austin, One World Theater
September 03, 2016 United States – GA-Atlanta, City Winery
September 04, 2016 United States – AL-Birmingham, Saturn
September 07, 2016 United States – MO-St. Louis, 2720 Cherokee
September 08, 2016 United States – MO-Springfield, Nathan P. Murphy´s
September 11, 2016 United States – TN-Nashville, City Winery
September 15, 2016 United States – FL-Orlando, Plaza Live
September 16, 2016 United States – FL-Largo, Largo Cultural Center
September 19, 2016 United States – NC-Raleigh, The Pour House Music Hall
September 20, 2016 United States – DC-Washington, D.C., Hamilton´s
September 22, 2016 United States – PA-Philadelphia, World Café
September 23, 2016 United States – PA-New Hope, Havana
September 25, 2016 United States – NY-New York City, City Winery
September 27, 2016 United States – CT-Stafford Springs, Stafford Palace Theater
September 28, 2016 United States – NY-Kingston, Woodstock Music Lab
September 29, 2016 United States – MA-Fall River, Narrows Center for the Arts
October 03, 2016 United States – MI-Detroit, The Token Lounge
October 10, 2016 United States – IL-Chicago, City Winery
October 11, 2016 United States – WI-Milwaukee, Shank Hall
October 13, 2016 United States – MN-Minneapolis, The Dakota
October 18, 2016 United States – WA-Seattle, The Triple Door
October 19, 2016 United States – OR-Portland, Doug Fir Lounge
October 20, 2016 United States – OR-Eugene, WOW Theater
October 23, 2016 United States – CA-Oakland, Yoshi´s
(more dates to be announced)

Former Yes Members Reunite to Form Superband ARW

A new progressive rock superband called ARW will be touring this fall, ARW includes singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jon Anderson, guitarist Trevor Rabin and keyboardist Rick Wakeman. All three are formerly Yes musicians.

 

Jon Anderson
Jon Anderson

 

Trevor Rabin
Trevor Rabin

 

The band will perform new music and Yes classics. Yes is one of the most successful progressive rock groups of all time. In the 1970s, Yes included founder Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman. Yes released progressive rock classics such as Fragile, Close to The Edge, Tales From Topographic Oceans, and Going For The One.

ARW will tour North America in October and November 2016, followed by the rest of the world in 2017.

The following are confirmed dates. Additional dates to be announced soon:
Tuesday, October 4 – Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
Thursday, October 6 – Hollywood, FL Seminole Hard Rock Casino
Friday, October 7 – Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
Sunday, October 9 – Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Ctr
Monday, October 10 – Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
Saturday, October 15 – Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
Sunday, October 16 – Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
Wednesday, October 19 – Boston, MA Wang Theatre
Friday, October 21 – Wallingford, CT Toyota Oakdale Theatre
Saturday, October 22 – Huntington, NY The Paramount
Monday, October 24 – Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theater
Wednesday, October 26 – Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
Friday, October 28 – Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Event Center
Saturday, October 29 – Akron, OH Goodyear Theater at East End
Tuesday, November 1 – New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Wednesday, November 2 – Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Hall
Friday, November 4 New – Buffalo, MI Four Winds Casino
Saturday, November 5 – Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
Monday, November 7 – Nashville, TN Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Wednesday, November 9 – St Louis, MO Fox Theatre
Friday, November 11 – New Orleans, LA Saenger Theatre
Saturday, November 12 – San Antonio, TX Majestic Theatre
Monday, November 14 – Austin, TX ACL at the Moody Theater
Wednesday, November 16 – Denver, CO Paramount Theatre
Thursday, November 17 – Salt Lake City, UT Capitol Theater
Saturday, November 19 – Las Vegas, NV The Pearl
Sunday, November 20 – Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre
Tuesday, November 22 – Los Angeles, CA Orpheum
Friday, November 25 – San Francisco, CA Masonic

The Claudia Quintet Announces European and North American Tour Dates

The Claudia Quintet [L-R: Red Wierenga, Matt Moran, John Hollenbeck, Chris Speed, Drew Gress]
The Claudia Quintet [L-R: Red Wierenga, Matt Moran, John Hollenbeck, Chris Speed, Drew Gress]

The Claudia Quintet, an ensemble led by composer and drummer and John Hollenbeck has will be touring Europe and North America in the next weeks.
The Claudia Quintet plays jazz influenced by classical minimalism, new music, progressive rock and post-rock. The ensemble has released seven albums, six of them on Cuneiform Records. The eighth album, Super Petite, is scheduled for release on Cuneiform in Summer 2016.

The available discography includes September, I Claudia, What Is The Beautiful?, For, Royal Toast, and Semi-Formal.

The Claudia Quintet European Tour:

March 2016
Wednesday, March 2
Pannonica
9 rue Basse Porte
Nantes, France
20:00 (8:30 p.m.)

Thursday, March 3
Sunset
60, rue des Lombards
Paris, France
20:00 (8:30 p.m.)

Friday, March 4
West Germany
Skalitzerstr. 133
Berlin, Germany
22:00 (10:00 p.m.)

Saturday, March 5
Kunstlerwerkstatt
Münchener Straße 68
Pfaffenhofen, Germany
21:00 (9:00 p.m.)

Sunday, March 6
Stadtgarten
Venloerstr. 40
Köln, Germany
20:30 (8:30 p.m.)

Monday, March 7
Cafe De Ruimte
Distelweg 83
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
20:30 (8:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, March 9
Le Rocher de Palmer
1 avenue Aristide Briand
Bordeaux, France
20:30 (8:30 p.m.)

Thursday, March 10
Le Rocher de Palmer
1 avenue Aristide Briand
Bordeaux, France
20:00 (8:00 p.m.)

Friday, March 11
Paradox
Telegraafstraat 62
Tilborg, The Netherlands
20:30 (8:30 p.m.)

Saturday, March 12
Teatro Villa de Leoni
Riviera Silvio Trentin, 5, Venice, Italy
21:00 (9:00 p.m.)

Sunday, March 13
Auditorium Villa Widmann
Via Nazionale, 420,
Oriago di Mira (VE), Venice, Italy
10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Monday, March 14
Narodni dom Maribor
Ulica kneza Koclja 9
Marlibor, Slovenia
20:30 (8:30 p.m.)

Claudia Quintet North American Tour

Thursday, April 14
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia St
NYC, NY

Friday, April 15
Boot & Saddle
1131 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA
20:30 (8:30 p.m.)

Saturday, June 18-19
San Francisco Jazz Center
201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA
20:00 (8:00 p.m.)