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21st February 2018

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Steve Hackett has added two new dates to his October tour of 'Genesis Revisited', as the London show at the Royal Festival Hall has already sold out. 'Genesis Revisited' features his band and a 41-piece orchestra and the additional shows are at The London Palladium and the Ipswich Regent.

The decision to undertake this tour was cemented following the critical success of last year’'s one-off US performance of the 'Genesis Revisited' music with his band and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the charismatic Bradley Thachuk.

It went down a storm with the audience and sounded amazing, with the orchestra adding even more texture and colour to these classic tracks, prompting Steve to want to perform more shows in this way. Such was the gusto and verve brought to the performance by conductor, Bradley Thachuk that he will fly over to the UK to conduct the October shows.

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Steve explains:

"I always hoped that the Genesis music would one day involve an orchestra and I'm proud to say I'll now be able to make that dream a reality on my next British tour, involving my own extraordinary rock band alongside a full-sized orchestra."

The show will feature some of Genesis' best-loved songs, including 'Supper’s Ready', 'Dancing With The Moonlit Knight', 'Firth Of Fifth' and more. Steve will not be neglecting his remarkable solo repertoire and there will be tracks included such as 'Shadow Of The Hierophant', 'El Niño' and 'The Steppes'.

Tour dates are as follows:

Monday 1st October: Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Wednesday 3rd October: Manchester Bridgewater Hall
Thursday 4th October: London Royal Festival Hall
Friday 5th October: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Sunday 7th October: Gateshead The Sage 1
Monday 8th October: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Wednesday 10th October: Ipswich Regent
Thursday 11th October: London Palladium

Tickets available right here.

Joining Steve on the tour are his regular musicians Roger King (keyboards), Gary O’'Toole (drums/percussion), Rob Townsend (saxes/flutes) with Nad Sylvan on vocals. They will be joined on this tour by Jonas Reingold from The Flower Kings on bass.


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