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Joe Satriani announces 10-date UK tour (2013)

Joe Satriani

Story by Jack Foley

JOE Satriani, one of rock music’s most respected and celebrated electric guitar players, will undertake a 10-date UK tour in June 2013.

Starting on Saturday, June 8 at the Manchester Apollo, the tour – which marks Satriani’s first UK tour since the Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards Tour 2010 – concludes with a couple of nights in London.

Very special guest is blues guitarist Matt Schofield.

The tour coincides with the news that Satriani will record a new solo album later this year for a worldwide release via Sony in May 2013.

The enterprising guitarist is also in the planning stages of releasing a career retrospective box set for spring 2013.

The tour dates are (all June 2013):

8 – Manchester O2 Apollo
Tickets: £37.50 / £33.50

9 – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Tickets: £37.50 / £33.50

10 – Newcastle City Hall
Tickets: £36 / £33

11 – Liverpool Philharmnic Hall
Tickets: £37.50 / £33.50

12 – Bristol Colston Hall
Tickets: £37.50 / £33.50

13 – Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Tickets: £36 / £33

15 – Sheffield City Hall
Tickets: £36 / £33

16 – Portsmouth Guildhall
Tickets: £36 / £33

17 – London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Tickets: £40

18 – London Indigo2
£50 (Kings Row) and £37.50

Tickets go on sale from Friday, November 2, 2012.