As reported, prog rock legends King Crimson will tour the United States in 2017. Today, the now eight-piece band has unveiled the itinerary for the summer leg including eight confirmed dates as part of a 15-show run spanning June 13 to July 15.
The “Radical Action Tour 2017” will begin at Seattle’s Moore Theatre on June 13. A stop at Mountain Winery in Saratoga, California comes next on June 15 ahead of a to be confirmed date in San Francisco on June 17 and a visit to Humphrey’s By The Bay in San Diego on June 19. More TBA stops follow with the band set to play Los Angeles on June 21, Denver on June 24 and Minneapolis on June 26. King Crimson ends June with appearances at the Chicago Theatre on June 28 and Kodak Hall in Rochester on June 30.
Robert Fripp & Co. start July with a swing through Eastern Canada including an appearance at the Montreal Jazz Festival on the 3rd and at Toronto’s Massey Hall on the 5th ahead of a to be confirmed stop in Quebec City on the 7th. The band will play the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey on July 9 before heading to Mexico City for shows on July 14 and 15. King Crimson also revealed, “there will be further dates in the autumn, to include New York City.”
Fripp recently announced multi-instrumentalist Bill Rieflin had returned to the band following a sabbatical. Along with Fripp, he rounds out a lineup featuring guitarist Jakko Jakszyk, bassist Tony Levin, saxophonist Mel Collins, and drummers Gavin Harrison, Pat Mastelotto and Jeremy Stacey.
[Hat Tip – CoS]