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Mon, 23 June 2014

JOE SATRIANI 2014 World Tour

Filed under: rock music, Festivals & Major Events, Gigs, Tours — site admin @ 8:03 pm

JOE SATRIANI
2014 World Tour

JOE SATRIANI has been an unstoppable force on the music scene for more than 27 years.

Acclaimed around the world as one of the most technically accomplished and respected guitarists in rock music, the Australasian leg of his mammoth world tour brings the guitar professor back for his first headline shows since 2008.

The tour, which is in support of Satriani’s most recent and 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum, begins with two shows in New Zealand before travelling across Australia for a five-city tour commencing at The Tivoli, Brisbane, on November 4.

Joining Satriani on the road are veteran band mate Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa, Steve Vai) on keyboards, plus bassist Bryan Beller (Dethklok, Dweezil Zappa) and drummer Marco Minnemann (Adrian Belew, Steve Wilson).

Tickets for all shows go on sale 10am Friday June 27.

My Live Nation members can be amongst the first to secure tickets during the exclusive pre-sale commencing midday Monday June 23. Sign up at www.livenation.com.au

VIP Packages, including Meet & Greets, are also available for purchase through www.livenation.com.au

It is an often told story that the Long-Island-bred, San Francisco-dwelling Joe ‘Satch’ Satriani started out as a guitar teacher, grooming the skills of all-star pupils such as Metallica’s Kirk Hammet, Primus’ Larry LaLonde, Testament’s Alex Skolnick, Counting Crows’ David Bryson, as well as modern day peer, guitar wizard Steve Vai.

Embarking on his recording career, Satriani’s 1986 full-length debut Not of this Earth was followed in 1987 by his breakthrough album, the seminal Surfing With The Alien. The album was the first instrumental guitar album to break into the US Top 40 and 26 years on, the album still remains the measuring stick by which all instrumental rock guitar records are still considered.

Satriani quickly established his reputation as one of rock’s most talented guitarists and has repeatedly been voted ”best guitarist” in leading guitar magazine readers’ polls. An undisputed master of modern rock guitar he has gone on to sell more than ten million albums worldwide, earn numerous accolades including 14 Grammy nominations, as well as developing his own guitar line with Ibanez.

Satch’s previous visit to Australia was as one-third the guitar-heaven supergroup G3, which he co-founded with Steve Vai, the group touring here in 2012 with fellow (Toto) axeman Steve Lukather.

Joe Satriani continues to deliver master classes in spellbinding guitar wizardry – don’t miss him, live in concert.

AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES

THE TIVOLI, BRISBANE
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 4

STATE THEATRE, SYDNEY
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 6

PALAIS THEATRE, MELBOURNE
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 8

HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE, ADELAIDE
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 9

ASTOR THEATRE, PERTH
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 11

TICKETS ON SALE 10AM FRIDAY JUNE 27

My Live Nation pre-sale: begins midday Monday June 23
Ticket Agent pre-sale: begins midday Wednesday June 25

For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.satriani.com & www.livenation.com.au

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