Steve Hackett has announced on his newsletter that the Genesis Revisited shows will resume in 2014 after successful 2013 in Europe and North America. He also let drop that he's working on his next solo album, a possible 2014 release.
by Henry Schneider, Published 2013-11-19
Here is the latest update from Steve Hackett himself:
The Genesis Revisited shows have continued to go down a storm in Europe, USA, Canada and back full circle round to the UK... with an amazing high point at the Royal Albert Hall, where band and crew excelled themselves, and the light show was breathtaking. Audiences everywhere have been fantastic. Thank you to everyone who came to these shows and made them so special for us all.
It’s all going to start up again in early Spring 2014 with Genesis Revisited/Extended! We’ll be kicking off in the States. Confirmed shows are in the list below. We’ll then join the Cruise to the Edge again, which promises to be as exciting as last time. Then continuing from April through to May we’ll play in Russia, the Baltic, Scandinavia and Europe. Keep a look out on hackettsongs.com for all additional tour dates from States through to Europe, as they are constantly up-dated...
The Live Hammersmith Genesis Revisited CD/DVD is now out, and is getting a great reaction, so I’m thrilled!
There hasn’t been much time to rest, but Jo and I did get a holiday for a week, exploring Greece, from Mount Olympus, the Meteora and one of the deepest gorges in the world to Delphi and an intriguing cave... and then on to Southern Italy joined by our friend Vania who showed us extraordinary Matera and the ghost town of Craco.
I’ve already started a new solo album, and virtually three tracks in it promises to be both energetic and surprising. I’ll be working hard on it both before and after Christmas. I hope it’ll be released in autumn 2014...
Once again, thank you everyone for all your support! See you all again soon...
STEVE HACKETT GENESIS REVISITED – GENESIS EXTENDED TOUR DATES
USA AND CRUISE
Thursday March 27 – Collingswood, NJ, USA, Scottish Rite Auditorium
Friday March 28 – Collingswood, NJ, USA, Scottish Rite Auditorium
Saturday March 29 – Port Chester, NY, USA, The Capitol Theatre
Monday March 31 – Atlanta, GA, USA – Atlanta Symphony Hall
Thursday April 3 – Clearwater, Florida, USA – Capitol Theatre
Friday April 4 – Orlando, Florida, USA – Plaza Live
Saturday April 5 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA – Parker Playhouse
Monday April 7 – Saturday April 12 – Cruise to the Edge, including visits to Isla de Roatan, Honduras and Cozumel, Mexico
RUSSIA, BALTIC, SCANDINAVIA, EUROPE
Wednesday April 23 – Moscow, Russia – Crocus City Hall
Friday April 25 – St Petersburg, Russia – Yubileinyi
Sunday April 27 – Helsinki, Finland – Circus
Monday April 28 – Tallin, Estonia – Nokia Concert Hall
Wednesday April 30 – Stockholm, Sweden – Circus
Thursday May 1 – Oslo, Norway – Sentrum Scene
Friday May 2 – Gothenburg, Sweden – Trädgårn
Saturday May 3 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Amager Bio
Monday May 5 – Zabrze, Poland – Dom Musyki i Tanca
Thursday May 8 – Stuttgart, Germany – Schwabenlandhalle
Friday May 9 – Bochum, Germany – Ruhrcongress
Sunday May 11 – Munich, Germany – Circus Krone
Thursday May 15 – Paris, France – L’Olympia
Saturday May 17 – Uden, Holland – Markant
Sunday May 18 – Hamburg, Germany – CCH
Monday May 19 – Berlin, Germany – Tempodrom
Tuesday October 21 – Ipswich – Regent Theatre
Wednesday October 22 – Brighton – Brighton Centre
Friday October 24 – Nottingham – Royal Concert Hall
Saturday October 25 – Glasgow – Clyde Auditorium
Sunday October 26 – York – Barbican
Tuesday October 28 – Southend – Cliffs Pavilion
Wednesday October 29 – Southampton – 02 Guildhall
Thursday October 30 – Cardiff – St David’s Hall
Saturday November 1 – London – Eventim Apollo
Sunday November 2 – Salford – The Lowry
Monday November 3 – Guildford – Glive
Tuesday November 4 – Birmingham – Symphony Hall
Filed under: Concerts
Related artist(s): Steve Hackett
Simeon Coxe RIP – Simeon Coxe, best known for his experimental electronics in the band Silver Apples, has died at the age of 82. The band's 1968 debut album set the stage for both German electronic music and experimental punk music a decade later. Coxe died on September 8 from pulmonary fibrosis. » Read more
Ennio Morricone RIP – Famed composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The creator of scores for more than 500 movies, some of his works have become the most recognizable sounds in the history of cinema. His soundtracks for Sergio Leone's Westerns made from 1964 to 1971, are iconic landmarks in film music, but he also composed for dramas, comedies, and other genres. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 2016 for The Hateful Eight. » Read more