Monday, 14 August 2017

Jethro Tull Announce 50th Anniversary Tour


cid:SmV0aHJvIFR1bGwgbG8gcmVzLmpwZWc$25028$979793@thepublicityconnection
On the 2nd of February 1968 at the Marquee Club in Wardour Street, Jethro Tull was born.
The band have gone on to achieve and inspire,  selling 60 million albums worldwide along the way.

To celebrate this 50 year anniversary, founder, front man and flautist Ian Anderson will present '50 years of Jethro Tull' in eight UK concerts during April 2018 as part of the worldwide touring schedule.

Ian is rightly credited with introducing the flute to rock as a front line instrument and says: -

 “I am not usually a birthday or anniversary kind of guy but, just for once, I won't be a party-pooper either! I treasure the memories of the earlier years of Jethro Tull repertoire, associated as it is with the adventures of visiting so many countries for the first time to connect with new fans around the world. And this is a celebration of all the 33 band members who graced our ranks - musicians who brought their talents, skills and styles to bear on the performances live and in the studio. Join me and the current band for a nostalgic evening of varied music, representative of my ever-changing songwriting as our careers progressed through the years.”


TOUR DATES

April 2018
Tuesday 3rd               Manchester   O2 Apollo
Thursday 5th             Newcastle     City Hall
Friday 6th                  Edinburgh      Usher Hall
Saturday 7th              Liverpool        Auditorium
Monday 9th               Bristol             Colston Hall
Tuesday 10th            Birmingham   Symphony Hall
Wednesday 11th       Cambridge    Corn Exchange
Tuesday 17th            London           Royal Albert Hall
Pre-sale Tickets available from 30th August here.

LINE UP

Ian Anderson (front man, vocals and flautist)
David Goodier (bass)
John O'Hara (keyboards)
Florian Opahle (guitar)
Scott Hammond (drums) 
PLUS surprise virtual guests

No comments:

Post a comment