Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci has introduced preliminary dates for his first-ever headlining solo tour, throughout which he’ll be joined onstage by former bandmate Mike Portnoy on drums.
It’s main information for Dream Theater followers, because the reveals will mark the primary time founding members Petrucci and Portnoy have shared the stage collectively since Portnoy left the band in 2010. The 2 had beforehand reached one other milestone after they recorded Petrucci’s “Terminal Velocity” collectively again in 2020 — their first collab since Portnoy’s exit from DT.
To date, solely three East Coast dates have been revealed (with extra to return, per the press launch): October seventh in Boston, October thirteenth in New York Metropolis, and October fifteenth in Washington, D.C. Ticket pre-sales for the New York date at the moment are stay through Ticketmaster utilizing the code TERMINAL, with pre-sales for the D.C. gig starting tomorrow (July 14th). Normal ticket gross sales start Friday (July fifteenth).
The reunited all-female metallic act Meanstreak — that includes Portnoy’s spouse Marlene on guitar — will present help.
The upcoming live shows will see Petrucci, Mike Portnoy, and ex-Dixie Dregs bassist Dave LaRue performing choices from Petrucci’s 2020 solo effort Terminal Velocity and his debut solo launch, 2005’s Suspended Animation.
Petrucci himself talked about an “intensive tour of North America” in a tweet, so anticipate many extra dates to be added. Beneath you’ll be able to see the present record of tour dates and venues, with tickets accessible right here.
John Petrucci’s 2022 US Tour Dates with Meanstreak:
10/07 – Boston, MA @ Berklee Efficiency Middle
10/13 – New York, NY @ City Corridor
10/15 – Washington, D.C. @ Lincoln Theater
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My first headlining solo tour is about to happen this Fall! I’ll be taking my unimaginable band with Dave LaRue on bass and @MikePortnoy on drums, on an in depth tour of N. America!#JohnPetrucci #JohnPetrucciTour pic.twitter.com/7n8quRcjMz
— John Petrucci (@JPetrucci) July 13, 2022