They haven't exactly been officially announced yet, but fairly substantial rumors have been surfacing regarding the promised live performances of the new version of King Crimson. As Robert Fripp said last year, the new/old band will concentrate initially on North America.
by Jon Davis, Published 2014-06-03
When the reincarnation of King Crimson (Mark VIII) was announced last year, live dates were promised. As noted in the reformation announcement, the band will consist of leader Fripp along with Tony Levin, Gavin Harrison, Bill Rieflin, Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins, and Jakko Jakszyk.
Dates are expected to be at The Egg in Albany, New York (September 9-10), the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia (September 12-13), New York's Best Buy Theater (September 18-20), and the Moore Theater in Seattle (October 6). Other dates are anticipating in the same general time-frame.
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