Hackett Crowned The Flower King

Roine Stolt joins prog legend’s band for shows!

Prog visionary Steve Hackett has announced the addition of multi-talented guitarist Roine Stolt to his tour line-up. Stolt, known as leading light of the Flower Kings and for his association with Transatlantic, will play bass and twelve string, occasionally also joining Steve on guitar.

The legendary ex-Genesis guitarist commented: “I’m really pleased that Roine Stolt will be joining the band for the autumn shows on bass, twelve string and for some songs doubling on electric guitar with me. Roine is a truly impressive and versatile player and I particularly like his work with other bands and artists. I have enjoyed playing with him live on more than one occasion and I’m thrilled he’s going to join the team. It’s marvellous to have both Swedish talents Roine Stolt and Nad Sylvan as part of the band for these Hackett solo/Genesis Revisited shows.”

Hackett, who releases new album Wolflight on 30th March, will bring his Acolyte To Wolflight with Genesis Revisited Tour to the UK in October 2015 with 19 shows. Each performance will feature two sets, one of solo material and one of Genesis Revisited. The first will cover a vast part of Steve’s discography, with a selection of solo material from early albums including Voyage of the Acolyte & Please Don’t Touch right up to Wolflight; the second set will see Nad Sylvan take care of the vocals on the Genesis material.

The complete line-up for the tour will include Roger King on keyboards, Gary O’Toole on drums, Rob Townsend on sax, Roine Stolt on bass & 12 string guitar, Nad Sylvan on vocals and Steve Hackett on guitar and vocals. Vocalist/guitarist Amanda Lehmann will join some of the shows as special guest.

Full Dates Are: 

October 2015

Tue 6th                GUILDFORD         GLive                                     0844 249 4300

Wed 7th               LONDON              O2 Shepherds Bush Empire 0844 477 2000

Fri 9th                           NORTHAMPTON   Derngate                              01604 624 811

Sat 10th               CARDIFF              St David’s Hall                       02920 878 444

Sun 11th              SOUTHAMPTON   02 Guildhall                                    02380 632 601

Tue 13th              BASINGSTOKE     The Anvil                               01256 844 244

Wed 14th             YORK                   Barbican                                0844 854 2757

Fri 16th                ABERDEEN           Music Hall                              01224 641 122

Sat 17th               GATESHEAD         The Sage                              0191 443 4661

Sun 18th              GLASGOW           Royal Concert Hall                 0141 353 8000

Tue 20th              LEEDS                 Town Hall                              0113 224 3801

Wed 21st             LLANDUDNO        Venue Cymru                        01492 872 000

Fri 23rd                LIVERPOOL         Philharmonic                         0151 709 3789

Sat 24th               LEICESTER                   de Montfort Hall                    0116 233 3111

Sun 25th              SALFORD             The Lowry                             0843 208 6000

Tue 27th              IPSWICH             Regent Theatre                     01473 433 100

Wed 28th             BRISTOL              Colston Hall                                   0844 770 1797

Fri 30th                BIRMINGHAM       Symphony Hall                      0121 345 0602

Sat 31st               SOUTHEND          Cliffs Pavilion                         01702 351 135

 

Tickets for all shows (apart from London) £29.50, £27.50; London: £37.50 level one, £33.50; (All tickets subject to booking fee).  24-hour ticket hotline 0844 338 0000 and Online: BookingsDirect.com.   Showtime will be 7.30pm (plus support).

Wolflight is Steve’s first original album since ‘Beyond The Shrouded Horizon’ in 2011 and takes the listener through an imaginary journey through time and space on the eternal quest for freedom. The legendary guitarist is looking forward to bringing this latest chapter of his career on stage while re-living his musical evolution with his loyal fan base.

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