(PRESS RELEASE): Former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is returning with an exciting new show for a 15 date UK tour next spring after his outstanding performance at this year’s inaugural Stone Free Festival.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic Genesis album Wind and Wuthering, Steve and his band will be performing several tracks from the album as well as fan favourites such as ‘The Musical Box’ and other Genesis numbers never performed before by Steve's band such as ‘Inside & Out’ and ‘Anyway’.
"I'm excited to bring my latest show involving a new set of Genesis and Hackett numbers to the UK in 2017!" - Steve Hackett
With an established solo career spanning over 40 years, Steve will also be performing some of his popular hits such as ‘The Steppes’, ‘Serpentine’, ‘Every Day’ and the first ever live performance of ‘Rise Again’ from his 1999 album Darktown. Steve will also be introducing fans to new music from his forthcoming album, which is due out early spring 2017.
Joining Steve on the tour are musicians Roger King (keyboards), Gary O’Toole (drums/percussion), Rob Townsend (saxes/flutes), Nick Beggs (bass, stick & twelve string) and Nad Sylvan on vocals.
Since the 1970’s Steve has had a remarkable musical career, releasing more than 30 solo albums, seven Genesis albums and working alongside Steve Howe of YES with supergroup GTR. Renowned for being one of the most innovative rock musicians of our time, in 2010 he was inducted into the Rock Hall Of Fame.
Continuing to impress with his outstanding live shows ‘Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett’ is a tour not to missed in 2017.
Tickets for UK shows go on sale on Friday 7th October at 10am from myticket.co.uk and venue box offices. Dublin tickets go onsale on the same day at 9am.
2017 Tour Dates
Wed 26thDublin, Vicar Street
Fri 28th Cardiff, St. David’s Hall
Sun 30thReading, Hexagon
Mon 1stBirmingham, Symphony Hall
Wed 3rd Sheffield, City Hall
Thurs 4thBristol, Colston Hall
Fri 5th Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
Sun 7th Liverpool, Philharmonic
Mon 8thPortsmouth, Guildhall
Wed 10thSouthend, Cliffs Pavilion
Thurs 11th Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall
Sat 13th Oxford, New Theatre
Sun 14th Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Tues16th Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
Wed17th Sage, Gateshead
Fri 19th London, Palladium