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Renaissance to tour US, UK

Legendary symphonic rock band Renaissance is planning a series of shows in the Eastern US and in the UK to celebrate the release of their new DVD Live at the Union Chapel. Personnel includes long-time lead vocalist Annie Haslam with Rave Tesar (keyboards), Tom Brislin (keyboards), Mark Lambert (acoustic guitars), Leo Traversa (bass guitar), and Frank Pagano (drums). They will be joined by Curved Air on some of the UK shows.

by Jon Davis, Published 2016-01-29

Renaissance 2016 lineupDates are as follows:

  • USA
    • Feb 12 - The Birchmere - Alexandria, VA - tickets
    • Feb 13 - Keswick Theatre - Glenside, PA - tickets
    • Feb 19 - The Newton Theatre - Newton, NJ - tickets
    • Feb 26 - Renaissance on the Moody Blues Cruise Miami, FL - tickets
  • UK - (dates April 17 through 26 with Curved Air)
    • April 14 - Trading Boundaries - Fletching
    • April 15 - Trading Boundaries - Fletching
    • April 17 - Opera House - Buxton
    • April 18 - The Stables - Milton Keynes
    • April 19 - Robin 2 - Wolverhampton
    • April 20 - Academy - Newcastle
    • April 21 - ABC - Glasgow
    • April 24 - Academy - Bournemouth
    • April 26 - Shepherds Bush Empire - London


Filed under: Concerts

Related artist(s): Curved Air, Sonja Kristina Linwood, Annie Haslam, Renaissance

More info
http://youtu.be/0xVnuRTzN60
http://www.renaissancetouring.com

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