“Due to the ongoing pandemic, unfortunately, we have no choice but to again postpone our upcoming UK tour planned for this spring. The currently rescheduled dates are listed below (additional dates to be announced shortly). Please hold on to your tickets and we look forward to seeing and playing for everyone next year, which can't come soon enough! Stay safe!” - Joe Satriani
World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, has rescheduled his Shapeshifting UK Tour to May 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets for his April and May 2021 UK “Shapeshifting” tour dates remain valid for the rescheduled May 2022 dates.
The rescheduled 2022 UK dates include Bexhill, De La War Pavilion (Sunday May 1), TheLondon Palladium (Monday May 2), Manchester, Bridgewater Hall(Tuesday May 3), Glasgow, O2 Academy (Wednesday May 4), Birmingham, Symphony Hall (Friday May 6), Gateshead, Sage Hall 1 (Saturday May 7).
Satriani’s latest studio album, “Shapeshifting”, originally released April 2020 via Sony Music/Legacy Recordings, features the radio tracks “Nineteen Eighty” and “Big Distortion”.
The concert will feature tracks from the new album “Shapeshifting”, plus many of his classic fan favorites including “SurfingWith The Alien”, “Always With Me, Always With You”, and “Flying In A Blue Dream”.
The 2022 touring band will feature celebrated drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Fogerty) bassist Bryan Beller (Aristocrats) and keyboardist Rai Thistlethwayte (Thirsty Merc) and Joe Satriani on guitar.
For two decades,the guitar virtuoso has traveled the world, playing to sold-out crowds as both a headliner and as founder of the all-star “G3” guitar extravaganza. Satriani’s studio and live recordings have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide to date and of his many solo albums, two have gone platinum and four others went gold, with 15 Grammy nominations between them. His side project, Chickenfoot, featuring former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar, former bassist Michael Anthony, and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith saw their debut album certified gold and their second studio album debuted at #9.