Tony MacAlpine has hit the road on his “Electric Illusionist” Tour, and it promises to be a killer show. The guitar virtuoso will be joined by drummer Gergo Borlai, guitarist Emil Werstler, and bassist Steve Jenkins.
After an initial tour last year, Bob Weir and Wolf Bros have announced they’ll once again be embarking on a full U.S. tour. The Grateful Dead guitarist and vocalist is joined by percussionist Jay Lane and bassist/producer Don Was.
The Who have announced they’re working on a new album, which will be their first in 13 years, and they’re going on tour to support it. Bassist Jon Button, who has worked with The Who for the past few years, will once again join the band.
Consider The Source has announced their first leg of 2019 tour dates. The champions of sci-fi Middle Eastern fusion music will begin with an appearance at the Winter Werk Out Festival in Columbus, Ohio to kick things off. As always, bassist John Ferrara will be melting faces along the way.
Jam fans get ready: Phish has announced a 26-date tour for this summer. The band, anchored as always by bass great Mike Gordon, will kick the trek off June 11th.
Umphrey’s McGee bass player Ryan Stasik has a new band called Doom Flamingo, which debuted in 2018. Band member Ross Bogan sums up the Synthwave band by saying, “We just want to make people dance. It’s a ritual.” The band has announce tour dates and a new single.
Bass powerhouses Frank Bello and David Ellefson have a new album with their project, Altitudes & Attitude, called “Get It Out” coming this month. Now they’ve announced a string of concerts to coincide with its release.
After touring with his power trio for years, guitarist Adrian Belew has announced a tour for 2019 with a new quartet, which includes Julie Slick. The outing will be in support of a new album, “Pop-sided.”
The metal titans in Slayer have announced a new round of concerts as part of their farewell tour. The new North American leg will be the tour’s fifth leg overall since they announced the world tour in January.
Paul McCartney has added a few more dates onto his “Freshen Up” Tour schedule for 2019. The legendary bassist revealed four South American dates plus four more U.S. dates.