Alan Parsons announces rare U.S. tour dates

By Goldmine staff

Legendary producer, engineer, songwriter and musician Alan Parsons will perform live at a handful of U.S. venues.

Alan Parsons

Alan Parsons performs live in Heerlen, Netherlands. Publicity photo.

The Alan Parsons Live Project tour kicks off Feb. 14, 2013. It coincides with the 40th anniversary of Parsons’ work as engineer on the Pink Floyd classic album “The Dark Side of The Moon.”

The current lineup consists of:
• Alan Parsons (guitar, keyboards, vocals, percussion)
• P.J. Olsson (vocals)
• Manny Focarazzo (keyboards, backing vocals)
• Danny Thompson (drums)
• Guy Erez (bass)
• Alastair Greene (guitar)
• Todd Cooper (vocals and saxophone)

Dates, cities and venues for the U.S. portion of the tour are:

Feb. 14, 2013 — Fort Pierce, Fla., Sunrise Theatre
Feb. 15 — Clearwater, Fla., Ruth Eckerd Hall (includes lasers and symphony orchestra)
Feb. 16 — Orlando, Fla., Plaza Theatre  (two shows)
Feb. 18  —  Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Parker Playhouse at the Broward Center
Feb. 20  —  Jacksonville, Fla., The Florida Theatre
Feb. 21  —   Pensacola, Fla., Vinyl Music Hall
Feb. 23  —  Las Vegas,  Railhead Theatre at Boulder Station
Feb. 24  —  Napa, Calif., The Uptown Theatre (marks the 40th Anniversary week for
“The Dark Side Of The Moon”)

Dates, cities and venues for the European leg of the tour are:
• March 15 — Hamburg, Germany, Laizshalle
• March 16 — Weimar CCN, Germany, Kongresszentrum Weimerhalle
• March 18 — Nuremberg, Germany, Meistersingerhalle
• March 19 — Mainz, Germany, Phonixhalle
• March 21 — Stuttgart, Germany Beethovenhalle
• March 22 — Vienna, Austria, Gasometer
• March 23 — Berlin, Admiralspalast
• March 24 — Stuttgart, Germany, Beethovenhalle
• March 26 — Rotterdam, Netherlands, Nieuwe Luxor Theater
• March 27 — Eindhoven, Netherlands, Muziekgebouw Frits Phillips
• March 28 — Utrecht, Netherlands, Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn
• March 29 — Heerlen, Netherlands, Theater Heerlen
• March 30 — Enshede, Muziekcentrum Enschede

For more information, visit http://www.alanparsonsmusic.com/

 

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