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King Crimson announces Summer & Autumn 2019 World Tour in Celebration of 50 Years

In celebration of 50 years, King Crimson announces 50 Concerts for 2019.

The current eight musician line-up will perform 50 concerts across three continents as part of their 2019 Celebration tour.

Dates confirmed so far, are as follows

World Tour Dates 2019:
JUN 10, 2019 - HAUS AUENSEE, Leipzig
JUN 12, 2019 - JAHRHUNDERTHALLE, Frankfurt
JUN 13, 2019 - JAHRHUNDERTHALLE, Frankfurt
JUN 15, 2019 - LIEDERHALLE, Stuttgart
JUN 16, 2019 - LIEDERHALLE, Stuttgart

Vasil Hadzimanov Band - Lines in Sand

Vasil Hadzimanov is back with his sophomore release around three years after his debut. This time the virtuoso Serbian keyboardist, composer and arranger is expanding his musical horizons by embellishing his ethnic, Balkan folk, prog rock and jazz/fusion music with atmospheric, R&B, funk, avant garde, psychedelia, trance and electronica elements here and there. Still, the musical experimentations along with the passionate and creative improvisations are here, cuz they are the very essence of this “kind of music”, in a way.
 

Walter Trout to release “Survivor Blues” on January 25th 2019

Walter Trout will release “Survivor Blues”, covers album, globally on January 25th, 2019, via Provogue Records.

Walter Trout is no ordinary artist and this is no ordinary covers album. From the day he conceived the project to the moment he counted off the first song in the studio, he had a bolder plan for this release.

King Crimson announces June 2019 exclusive UK Shows celebrating 50 years

As part of a series of events and releases for their 50th anniversary, King Crimson’s 2019 tour will include special concerts across three continents, including both festivals and headline shows.

Since the band’s return to live performance in 2014, with critically acclaimed sell-out shows all over the world including two defining shows at the Roman amphitheatre in Pompeii, previously home to Pink Floyd, the audience has been reinvented, as much as the band itself.

“In Pompeii, a large percentage of the audience was young couples; KC moved into the mainstream in Italy. I walked onstage knowing that this band’s position in the world has changed level”, says Robert Fripp.

William Shatner unveils music video for “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” feat. Billy Gibbons

William Shatner’s first-ever holiday album “Shatner Claus” is out now, featuring a truly eclectic roster of vanguards, icons and misfits that join him on this collection of reinterpreted classics.

Today he’s unveiled the first music video from it: a rocked-out rendition of “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” featuring ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons on guitar. In the video, Shatner, clad in a gold cheetah-print suit, turns a wholesome fireside reading into a rock and roll dance party.

Watch the “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” video below.

David Sancious launches PledgeMusic Campaign for new album “Eyes Wide Open”

Long regarded as one of the premier musicians in the world, David Sancious was an original member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, toured and recorded with Peter Gabriel, Sting, Seal, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson and a long list of A-level musicians. He also created groundbreaking music with his band Tone.

David Sancious has begun a new PledgeMusic campaign for his forthcoming album “Eyes Wide Open”, here.

Erja Lyytinen announces March 2019 UK Tour

European Blues Award winner Erja Lyytinen will return to the UK in March 2019.

The Finnish slide-guitarist is currently on a short tour of the UK and is pleased to return for a nationwide 12-date tour in 2019.

The tour will include shows in Brighton (March 18), Sheffield (March 21), Glasgow (March 23), London (March 26) and Birmingham (March 28).

Tickets for all dates are available here or from the Box Office (no booking fee): 01472 349 222 (Mon-Fr: 9am-5pm).

Steve Hackett to release new studio album “At the Edge of Light” on January 25th 2019

Following the tremendous success of 2017’s “The Night Siren” (charted at #22 in Germany, #28 in the UK), legendary former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announces the release of his new studio album “At the Edge of Light” on January 25th, 2019.

The album which features ten songs, sees Steve unite a vast amount of styles ranging from guitar driven rock to epic orchestration, from world music to the reflective and atmospheric all brought together in Steve Hackett’s unique style.