Joe Satriani reschedules Spring & Summer 2020 European & UK Tour to April and May 2021

Joe Satriani European & UK Tour 2021 poster
World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, has rescheduled his Shapeshifting UK & and the first leg of the European Tour until April and May 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets for his May 2020 UK “Shapeshifting” Tour will remain valid for the rescheduled 2021 dates.

Joe stated:
“The current COVID-19 virus has now reached pandemic proportions and is  making daily life for all of us very challenging. As always, my concern for the health and safety of my fans, my band and crew always take precedence when touring, and now is no exception. I’ve had to make the difficult but necessary decision to postpone the 1st leg of the European Shapeshifting Tour and we are working to reschedule the shows that are affected. Please hold on to your tickets for the rescheduled tour dates Let’s band together to  beat this virus and rock another day”.

The rescheduled 2021 UK dates include Birmingham Symphony Hall (Friday April 30), Bexhill, De La War Pavilion (Saturday May 1), Manchester Bridgewater Hall (Sunday May 2), London Palladium (Tuesday May 4), Sage Gateshead (Wednesday May 5) and O2 Academy Glasgow (Thursday May 6). Tickets are available here.

Satriani’s forthcoming studio album, “Shapeshifting”, remains set for release on April 10th, 2020, via Sony Music/Legacy Recordings and new song, “Big Distortion”, is available on all streaming platforms today. Listen to the new track below.

The live show will feature tracks from the new studio album “Shapeshifting”, plus he will perform many of his classic fan favorites including “Surfing with the Alien”, “Always with Me, Always with You” and ”Flying in a Blue Dream”.

The 2021 touring band features celebrated drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Fogerty), bassist Bryan Beller (Aristocrats), keyboardist Rai Thistlethwayte (Thirsty Merc) and Joe Satriani on guitar.

European & UK Tour Dates 2021:
April 9th: Zurich, Switzerland - Volkshaus Zurich
April 10th: Winterbach, Germany - Salierhalle
April 12th: Aarhus, Denmark - Train
April 13th: Odense, Denmark - Posten
April 14th: Copenhagen, Denmark - Amager Bio
April 15th: Stockholm, Sweden - Fryshuset
April 16th: Oslo, Norway - Rockefeller
April 19th: Berlin, Germany - Huxleys
April 20th: Nuremburg, Germany - Löwensaal
April 21st: Karlsruhe, Germany - Tollhaus
April 23rd: Antwerp, Belgium - De Roma Borgerhout
April 24th: Enschede, Netherlands - Muziekcentrum Enschede
April 25th: Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg the max
April 26th: Heerlen, Netherlands - RABOzaal Heerlen
April 27th: Oberhausen, Germany - Turbinenhalle
April 30th: Birmingham Symphony Hall
May 1st: Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
May 2nd: Manchester Bridgewater Hall
May 4th: London Palladium
May 5th: Sage Gateshead
May 6th: Glasgow O2 Academy

More dates will be announced soon...