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STEVE HACKETT SECONDS OUT +MORE TOUR OF THE UK FEATURES THE WORKS OF GENESIS

Steve Hackett Seconds Out +More Tour begins on 10th September 2021 at the Leicester De Montfort Hall.  Steve recently announced the release of his new studio rock album Surrender of Silence on 10th September.

HiFi Pig’s John Scott will be bringing you a review of the Edinburgh gig and also interviewing Steve…watch this space!

Steve Hackett Seconds Out +More Tour

Steve Hackett Seconds Out +More Tour

STEVE HACKETT AND GENESIS

Seconds Out was the hugely successful double album recorded on Genesis’ 1977 concert tour together with The Cinema Show, from their 1976 tour, and featured Steve Hackett on guitar alongside Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks and Phil Collins who had taken on the role of vocalist following the departure of Peter Gabriel. The tour included music from each of the six studio albums from Steve’s time in Genesis and marked his final recordings with the band as he left to pursue his solo career upon its completion.

Steve Hackett joined Genesis at the beginning of 1971 and gained an international reputation as the guitarist in the band’s classic line-up alongside Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins. Steve’s intricate guitar work was a key element of Genesis’ albums from Nursery Cryme (1971) to Wind And Wuthering (1977) including the classic Selling England By The Pound.

After leaving Genesis at the end of 1977, Steve’s solo career, which now spans more than 30 albums, has demonstrated his extraordinary versatility with both electric and acoustic guitar. Steve is renowned as both an immensely talented and innovative rock musician and a virtuoso classical guitarist and composer and this was recognised in 2010 when he was inducted into the Rock Hall Of Fame. He has also worked alongside Steve Howe of YES in the supergroup GTR.

Steve’s compositions take influences from many genres, including jazz, classical and blues. For his later studio works The Night Siren (2017) and At The Edge Of Light (2019) Steve has explored the influences of world music. Recent tours have seen Steve celebrate his time with Genesis including a spectacular 2018 tour in which Steve realised a long-held ambition to perform the works of Genesis live with his band and an orchestra.

UK TOUR DATES

The Seconds Out +More! Tour will visit some of the venues Genesis played on that 1977 tour.

“I hugely look forward to being back on the road in the UK, bringing the whole of Seconds Out back to life! The set features some of the most thrilling Genesis material, this time all numbers played in full, plus additional surprises…”   Steve Hackett

Full Re-Scheduled and Additional UK Show for The Seconds Out +More Tour below:

Dundee show re-scheduled from 28th Sept to 23rd Oct due to Council using venue as Covid vaccination site in Sept.

Fri 10th Sep              Leicester                    De Montfort Hall (SOLD OUT)

Sat 11th Sept            Liverpool                    Philharmonic (SOLD OUT)

Sun 12th Sept           Stoke                         Victoria Hall

Tue 14th Sept           Birmingham              Symphony Hall

Wed 15th Sept          Cambridge                Corn Exchange (SOLD OUT)

Fri 17th Sept             Cardiff                        St David’s Hall (SOLD OUT)

Sat 18th Sept            Basingstoke              The Anvil (SOLD OUT)

Mon 20th Sept          London                      The Palladium (SOLD OUT)

Tue 21st Sept           London                      The Palladium (SOLD OUT)

Wed 22nd Sept        London                      The Palladium (NEW)

Fri 24th Sept             Manchester               O2 Apollo

Sat 25th Sept            Edinburgh                 Playhouse

Mon 27th Sept          Glasgow                    Royal Concert Hall

Thurs 30th Sept        Scunthorpe               The Baths Hall

Fri 1st Oct                  Bradford                     St George’s Hall

Sat 2nd Oct               Nottingham               Royal Concert Hall (new)

Mon 4th Oct               Croydon                     Fairfield Halls (new)

Tue 5th Oct               Guildford                    G Live (SOLD OUT)

Thur 7th Oct              Brighton                     Dome (SOLD OUT)

Fri 8th Oct                  Poole                          Lighthouse (new)

Sat 9th Oct                Bexhill-on-Sea         De La Warr Pavilion (SOLD OUT)

Mon 11th Oct            Southampton Mayflower Theatre

Tue 12th Oct             Plymouth                   Pavilions (new)

Thur 14th Oct            Carlisle                       The Sands Centre

Fri 15th Oct               STOCKTON              GLOBE (new show)

Sat 16th Oct             Newcastle                  O2 City Hall

Mon 18th Oct            Aylesbury                  Waterside (new)

Tue 19th Oct            Oxford                        New Theatre

Thur 21st Oct         Peterborough            Cresset (new)

Fri 22nd Oct           Harrogate                   Royal Hall (new)

Sat 23rd Oct              Dundee                      Caird Hall (moved from Sept)

All tickets remain valid for the rescheduled shows.

Steve will be joined on the tour by regular musicians Roger King (keyboards), Jonas Reingold (bass), Rob Townsend (saxes/flutes) with Nad Sylvan on vocals.     Craig Blundell  (Steven Wilson, Pendragon) will be on drums & percussion – he was voted by Modern Drummer and Rhythm Magazine readers as one of the top progressive and forward-thinking drummers in the world.

HiFi Pig Says: It is great to see gigs and live music events starting again, we are very much looking forward to more gig reviews from our reviewer John Scott and his upcoming interview with Steve.

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