Belew, Levin, Vai, and Carey Announce Full “Beat” Tour Dates


We recently shared that the nearly unbelievable lineup of Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, Steve Vai, and Danny Carey would be teaming up to perform the music of King Crimson’s ’80s lineup. Previously, only one date had been shared, but now they’ve revealed a massive North American tour from September into November.

The quartet will begin on September 12th in San Jose, California, at the San Jose Civic Center. They’ll perform five nights across California before heading South to Florida and north into Canada. Then, they’ll drop back down into the States to cover the Midwest and finally wrap up in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 8th.

The Beat Tour will see the band reinterpreting King Crimson’s three albums from the ’80s, including Discipline, Beat, and Three of a Perfect Pair. Belew and Levin were members of the band during that era and performed on all of those records.

“The 1981 through 1984 King Crimson created a music all its own,” says Belew. “Timeless. Beautiful. Complex. Fierce. For the fans who lived through it then, and the ones who never got to witness it, our aim is to bring it to life again. A monumental task but we’re going for it! There are not enough exclamation points to express my excitement!”

Levin shared his enthusiasm, saying, “This is going to be quite a tour. Revisiting some of my favorite music is a treat in itself, but in the company of this stellar lineup, I expect to have my musical butt kicked! And it’s also great that we’re not just playing a few shows, we’re hitting it hard. So, Road Dogs are coming to your area soon.”

Beat Tour Dates:

Sep 12San Jose, CASan Jose Civic
Sep 13Napa, CABlue Note Napa Summer Sessions at Meritage Resort
Sep 14Los Angeles, CAThe United Theater on Broadway
Sep 15Anaheim, CACity National Grove of Anaheim
Sep 17San Diego, CAHumphrey’s Concerts
Sep 18Phoenix, AZCelebrity Theatre
Sep 20Austin, TXThe Paramount Theatre
Sep 21Houston, TXBayou Music Centr
Sep 22Dallas, TXMajestic Theatre
Sep 24Atlanta, GAThe Eastern
Sep 26Fort Lauderdale, FLThe Parker
Sep 27Orlando, FLHard Rock Live
Sep 28Clearwater, FLRuth Eckerd Hall
Sep 29Charleston, SCCharleston Music Hall
Oct 01Charlotte, NCKnight Theater
Oct 02Durham, NCCarolina Theatre of Durham / Fletcher Hall
Oct 04Washington, DCWarner Theatre
Oct 05New York, NYBeacon Theatre
Oct 06Glenside, PAKeswick Theatre
Oct 08Richmond, VACarpenter Theater in Dominion Energy Center
Oct 09Red Bank, NJCount Basie Center
Oct 11Boston, MAShubert Theatre
Oct 12Hampton Beach, NHHampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Oct 14Halifax, NSRebecca Cohen Auditorium
Oct 15Moncton, NBCasino New Brunswick
Oct 17Montreal, QCTheatre Maisonneuve
Oct 18Toronto, ONMassey Hall
Oct 19Rochester, NYKodak Center
Oct 21Albany, NYThe Egg
Oct 22Greensburg, PAPalace Theatre
Oct 23Reading, PASantander Performing Arts Center
Oct 25Cleveland, OHAgora Theatre
Oct 26Cincinnati, OHTaft Theatre
Oct 27Royal Oak, MIRoyal Oak Music Theatre
Oct 28Nashville, TNRyman Auditorium
Oct 30Indianapolis, INMurat Theatre
Nov 01Chicago, ILCopernicus Center
Nov 02Milwaukee, WIPabst Theatre
Nov 03Madison, WIOrpheum Theater
Nov 04Minneapolis, MNState Theatre
Nov 06Denver, COParamount Theatre
Nov 08Las Vegas, NVThe Theater at Virgin Hotels

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