Wed. Jun 7th, 2023

Steve Hackett – Picture: C. Brandon/Redferns

Prog rock legend Steve Hackett will revisit his stellar work with Genesis when he launches the North American leg of his “Genesis Revisited: Foxtrot At Fifty + Hackett Highlights Tour” within the fall (which might be predated by a tour all through Europe within the spring).

Hackett stated: “I’m thrilled to be bringing my ‘Genesis Revisited: Foxtrot At Fifty + Hackett Highlights’ tour to the USA and Canada within the autumn, and really a lot sit up for seeing you all then!”

As marketed, the present will function the 1972 Genesis album Foxtrot carried out in full, plus extra fan favorites. Lengthy thought-about one of many basic progressive rock releases, Foxtrot spawned such all-time nice Genesis tracks as “Watcher Of The Skies” and the over-20-minute-long epic “Supper’s Prepared”.

Hackett joined Genesis at the start of 1971 and gained a global repute because the guitarist within the band’s basic lineup alongside Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins. Hackett’s intricate guitar work was a key ingredient of Genesis’ albums from Nursery Cryme (1971) to Wind And Wuthering (1977) together with the basic “Promoting England By The Pound”.

After leaving Genesis on the finish of 1977, Hackett’s solo profession, which now spans greater than 30 albums, has demonstrated his extraordinary versatility with each electrical and acoustic guitar. Hackett is famend as each an immensely proficient and revolutionary rock musician and a virtuoso classical guitarist and composer and this was acknowledged in 2010 when he was inducted into the Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame. He has additionally labored alongside Steve Howe of YES within the supergroup GTR.

Hackett’s compositions take influences from many genres, together with jazz, classical and blues. For his later studio works The Night time Siren (2017) and At The Edge Of Mild (2019),Hackett has explored the influences of world music. Current excursions have seen Hackett have a good time his time with Genesis together with a spectacular 2018 tour during which he realized a long-held ambition to carry out the works of Genesis stay together with his band and an orchestra.

Steve Hackett: ‘Foxtrot At 50’ North American dates:

Oct. 03 – Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier – Montreal, QC
Oct. 05 – Massey Corridor – Toronto, ON
Oct. 06 – State Theatre – Ithaca, NY
Oct. 08 – The Discussion board Theatre – Binghamton, NY
Oct. 10 – Hart Theatre – Albany, NY
Oct. 12 – Wilbur Theatre – Boston, MA
Oct. 13 – Grade Arts Heart – New London, CT
Oct. 14 – City Corridor – New York, NY
Oct. 15 – Whitaker Heart – Harrisburg, PA
Oct. 17 – The Strand – Windfall, RI
Oct. 19 – Scottish Ceremony Auditorium – Collingswood, NJ
Oct. 20 – Scottish Ceremony Auditorium – Collingswood, NJ
Oct. 21 – Scottish Ceremony Auditorium – Collingswood, NJ
Oct. 24 – Carolina Theatre of Durham – Durham, NC
Oct. 26 – Charleston Music Corridor – Charleston, SC
Oct. 28 – Heart Stage – Atlanta, GA
Oct. 29 – Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
Oct. 31 – Taft Theatre – Cincinnati, OH
Nov. 01 – Goodyear Theater – Akron, OH
Nov. 02 – Copernicus Heart – Chicago, IL
Nov. 03 – The Pabst Theatre – Milwaukee, WI
Nov. 05 – Hoyt Sherman Theatre – Des Moines, IA
Nov. 09 – The Moore Theatre – Seattle, WA
Nov. 10 – Historic Elsinore Theatre – Salem, OR
Nov. 13 – Golden State Theatre – Monterey, CA
Nov. 14 – Palace of Nice Arts Theatre – San Francisco, CA
Nov. 16 – Balboa Theatre – San Diego, CA
Nov. 17 – Lobero Theatre – Santa Barbara, CA
Nov. 18 – Orpheum Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

Take heed to the most effective of Steve Hackett on Apple Music and Spotify.

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