After postponing a brief North American tour earlier this year, The Yardbirds are pleased to announce their 2015 Fall tour.
Kicking off on Friday, October 30 in Norfolk, CT, The Yardbirds – founding member and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jim McCarty, renowned guitarist Johnny A (Peter Wolf, Bobby Whitlock), bassist Kenny Aaronson (Bob Dylan, Billy Idol), singer/blues harpist/percussionist Myke Scavone (Ram Jam & Doughboys), and guitarist/singer John Idan – will tour throughout October and November.
Unfortunately, due to scheduling conflicts, guitarist Earl Slick will not be a part of this tour, as previously announced.
Formed in 1960s’ London, The Yardbirds boasted some of the most infamous guitarists of all time – Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page. Co-founded by McCarty with singer Keith Relf, rhythm guitarist Chris Dreja, bassist Paul Samwell-Smith, and lead guitarist Top Topham, the band unleashed a string of hits, including “For Your Love,” “Over Under Sideways Down,” and “Heart Full Of Soul,” and in turn, influenced generations of musicians and fans.
Electrifying, eclectic, and way ahead of their time, The Yardbirds’ continue their unbreakable legacy. The Yardbirds’ train keeps a rollin’ !!!
The Yardbirds current touring lineup is led by founding drummer Jim McCarty and also includes John Idan on vocals and guitar, Johnny A on lead guitar, journeyman bassist Kenny Aaronson and ex-Ram Jam member Myke Scavone on harmonica and backing vocals.
Here are all of The Yardbirds' confirmed U.S. tour dates:
6/30 -- Arlington, MA, Regent Theatre
7/1 -- Jim Thorpe, PA, Penns Peak
7/2 -- Highmount, NY, Belleayre Music Fest
7/3 -- North Truro, MA, Payomet PAC
7/6 -- Warrendale, PA, Jergels Rhythm Room (Amusement Park)
7/7 -- Wilmington, DE, World Café Life
7/8 -- New Hope, PA, Havana
7/9 -- Bay Shore, NY, Boulton Center
7/10 -- Bethesda, MD, Bethesda Blues & Jazz
7/17 -- The Woodlands, TX, Dosey Doe
7/19 -- San Diego, CA, Belly Up
7/21 -- Agoura Hills, CA, The Canyon Club
7/22 -- Pasadena, CA, The Rose Theatre
7/23 -- San Juan Capistrano, CA, The Coach House
7/24 -- Beverly Hills, CA, The Saban Theatre
7/26 -- Oakland, CA, Yoshi's
7/27 -- Sacramento, CA, Crest Theatre
7/29 -- Seattle, WA, Triple Door
7/30 -- Bellingham, WA, Mount Baker Fest
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