STEVE VAI Announces Tour Dates For UK; Tickets On Sale Now

August 7, 2013, a year ago

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After an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response to the 90+ shows played so far on his Story Of Light 2013 Tour, legendary guitarist STEVE VAI has added an additional run of UK dates.
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The tour promotes The Story Of Light, Vai's critically acclaimed solo album which Gibson.com says "finds him continuing to push the envelope as a composer, arranger and, most of all, as a guitarist who continues to raise the bar for himself and others.”\" The record was released on Favored Nations Entertainment, the label Vai founded in 1999. The Story Of Light 2013 Tour will feature a unique premium package - The Evo Experience - which includes a meet and greet pass, a Q&A session with Vai, access to soundcheck, an exclusive EVO Experience laminate and other Vai merchandise items. These premium tickets will be available for purchase through Vai’s website. Only a limited number of EVO Experience tickets are available for each show. Vai's UK tour schedule is as follows: August 29 - Belfast, Northern Ireland - Mandela Hall 30 - Leeds, UK - O2 Academy 31 - Glasgow, Scotland - O2 Academy September 1 - Cardiff, Wales - St. David’s Hall 3 - Bristol, UK - O2 Academy 4 - Bournemouth, UK - O2 Academy 5 - Brighton, UK - Concorde 2 Tickets are on sale now. Visit Vai.com for ticket links, the full list of all European dates, and other information. Vai recently announced that he will return to the US in the fall for a 30-plus city for the The Story Of Light. Tickets and special EVO Experience packages, where fans get a look at what Vai experiences several hours before a show and get to hold an intimate and open group discussion with him, are already on sale and can be purchased at Vai.com. Steve Vai tour dates: October 16 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst 17 – San Diego, CA – House Of Blues 18 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theater 19 – Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues 20 – Chandler, AZ – Wild Horse Pass Casino 22 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre 23 – Flagstaff, AZ – Orpheum Theater 24 – Santa Fe, NM – The Lensic 27 – Kansas City, MO – Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge 29 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note 30 – Springfield, MO – Gilloz Theatre 31 – Council Bluffs, IA – Horseshoe Whiskey Road House November 1 – Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place 2 – Bloomington, IL – The Castle Theater 3 – Joilet, IL – Mojoes 5 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall 6 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room 7 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection 8 – Rama, ON – Casino Rama 9 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s 10 – Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theatre 12 – Chattanooga, TN – Track 29 13 – Birmingham, AL – Workplay Theatre 14 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen 15 – New Orleans, LA – House Of Blues 16 – Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre 17 – Little Rock, AR – Juanita’s 19 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom 20 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live 21 – Austin, TX – Paramount Theatre 22 – Dallas, TX – House Of Blues 23 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues

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