IAN ANDERSON Announces JETHRO TULL U.S. Concert Dates
IAN ANDERSON TO RELEASE A
CLASSICAL COMPILATION OF JETHRO TULL: THE STRING QUARTETS
OUT 3/24 VIA BMG/THE END RECORDS
U.S. TOUR MAY 26-JUNE 1! DETAILS ENCLOSED
MEDIA ALERT New York, NY (February 8, 2017) - Formed in 1968, Jethro Tull has released 30 studio and live albums, selling more than 60 million copies worldwide. With nearly 50 years’ history, the band has performed more than 3,000 concerts in 40 countries, playing 100+ concerts each year. Now, Ian Anderson, John O’Hara, and the Carducci Quartet are set to release Jethro Tull - The String Quartets, a collection of 12 re-imagined Tull classics, allowing Tull fans and classical music connoisseurs to enjoy the band’s vast catalog in a new way.
In addition, Ian Anderson is returning to the United States for three rock tours in 2017; firstly, during this May and June in the Mountain States, Texas, and Oklahoma. These concerts are Best of Jethro Tull multimedia performances billed as "Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson" and feature the regular rock band. They will take place in Albuquerque, El Paso, Sugar Land (Houston), Austin, and Durant OK. Tickets for Albuquerque, El Paso, Austin and Durant are on sale now. Sugar Land tickets go on sale Friday, February 24. Stay tuned for an announcement for one more show for the May tour.
There will be a special concert of JETHRO TULL by Ian Anderson with the Colorado Symphony at Red Rocks Amphitheater, in Morrison, Colorado, on May 26.
JETHRO TULL by Ian Anderson - U.S. Tour Dates
05/26: Red Rocks Amphitheater; Morrison, CO (with the Colorado Symphony) Tickets
05/27: Route 66 Casino; Legends Theatre, Albuquerque, NM Tickets
05/28: Plaza Theatre PAC; El Paso, TX Tickets
05/30: Smart Financial Centre; Sugar Land (Houston), TX Tickets
05/31: ACL Live at the Moody Theater; Austin, TX Tickets
06/01: Choctaw Casino, Choctaw Grand Theater; Durant, OK Tickets
In 2017, JETHRO TULL by Ian Anderson will play in Australia and New Zealand during April with further tours and concerts throughout Europe, USA and South America later in the year.
Ian is accompanied by Tull members David Goodier (bass), John O'Hara (keyboards), Florian Opahle (guitar), Scott Hammond (drums).
About The Carducci Quartet:
Winners of international competitions, including the Concert Artists Guild International Competition 2007 and Finland’s Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition, this Anglo-Irish quartet has appeared at prestigious venues across the globe including the Wigmore Hall, London; National Concert Hall, Dublin; Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen; Carnegie Hall, New York and Library of Congress and John F Kennedy Center, Washington DC. Festival appearances include Cheltenham Music Festival, Festival Messiaen au pays Meije, West Cork Chamber Music festival, Kuhmo Festival and the Wratislavia Cantans Festival in Poland. The Carducci Quartet are highly celebrated for their interpretation of contemporary repertoire, and are regularly invited to perform new works.