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Rocco Prestia and Tower of Power Celebrate 48th Anniversary With Tour

Tower of Power will celebrate their 48th anniversary in 2016 doing what they love: performing for their fans.
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Since their formation in 1968, Tower of Power have been recording and touring, playing hundreds of shows annually and releasing 18 studio albums, seven live albums, six compilations and three DVDs. Additionally, Tower of Power has recorded with hundreds of artists as diverse as Aerosmith, Elton John, Little Feat, Phish, Santana, Heart, and many others, forever infusing the radio airwaves with the band’s musical DNA. The legendary group, known for its unique blend of Soul, Funk, Jazz and Rock, plan to celebrate their 48th anniversary in 2016 doing what they love: performing for their fans. With new generations of fans discovering their timeless music, Tower of Power have never been busier or more in demand.

"As we push the envelope globally, our audiences are getting bigger and bigger and younger and younger,” said Emilio Castillo, bandleader for Tower of Power. “What a blessing to see this younger generation seeking out this type of music and also to see so many up and coming Tower of Power ‘clone’ bands endeavoring to play our music."

About Tower of Power:
Since 1968, Tower of Power has been delivering its unique brand of “Oakland style” music and maintaining a class of its own. Leader and founding member Emilio Castillo labeled the group’s sound as “Urban Soul Music.” Over the years, Tower of Power has performed with some of music’s biggest names including Elton John, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Huey Lewis, Little Feat, Dionne Warwick, David Sanborn, Paula Abdul, Aaron Neville, Aerosmith, Michael Bolton, Billy Preston, Rod Stewart, Toto, and more. Tower of Power’s rhythm section lays down a groove like no other band. The horn driven sound is unique from writing and arranging to mixing and performing. The group’s collection of hits includes “You’re Still A Young Man,” “So Very Hard To Go,” “Soul With a Capital S,” “Soul Vaccination,” “What Is Hip?” Each year, Tower of Power tours the United States, Japan and Europe, playing sold out shows all over the world.

Tower of Power Tour Dates:
Dec 19, 2015 Gent, Belgium Handelsbeurs
Dec 20, 2015 The Hague, NL Paard van Troje
Dec 30, 2015 New York, NY BB King's
Dec 31, 2015 Hartford, CT Infinity Hall New Year's Eve Show
Jan 8-13, 2016 Oakland, CA Yoshi's at Jack London Square
Jan 15, 2016 Agora Hills, CA The Canyon Club
Jan 21-24, 2016 Seattle, WA Jazz Alley
Jan 26, 2016 Bremerton, WA The Admiral Theater
Jan 30, 2016 Grand Ronde, OR Spirit Mountain Casino
Feb 6, 2016 Stateline NV Harrah's Tahoe South Shore Room
Feb 12-14, 2016 Las Vegas, NV South Point Hotel & Casino
April 19, 2016 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere
April 22, 2016 Collingswood, NJ Collingswood Scottish Rite Theater
April 23, 2016 Glenside, PA The Keswick Theater
April 26, 2016 Moscow, ID Kibbe Events Center - University of Idaho
May 21, 2016 Cancun, Mexico Oasis Arena at the Grand Oasis Hotel & Resort 

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