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Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Gary Hoey, Bumblefoot Announce "Guitar Gods" Festival

April 24, 2014
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The king of neo-classical shred guitar, legendary guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen, will soon return to stages across North America this summer for the first-ever "Guitar Gods" festival tour. Bringing together such accomplished axemen as Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions, Electric Sun), Gary Hoey ("Hocus Pocus") and Bumblefoot (Guns N' Roses), Malmsteen will headline an epic celebration (6+ hours!) of the instrument for a full evening of guitar pyrotechnics. Each show will also feature special surprise guests. The "Guitar Gods" tour is created and produced by April Malmsteen, Yngwie's wife and manager and is presented in proud partnership with Guitar Center. Please see below for the itinerary; more dates to be announced.
 
Of the upcoming tour, creator and producer April Malmsteen commented, "Being able to put together this festival has been a lifelong dream of mine. I sincerely believe that "Guitar Gods" will bring tremendous value and enjoyment to not only the guitar and heavy metal enthusiast, but also to anyone who loves music."
 
 
 
Yngwie Malmsteen/Guitar Gods North American tour 2014:
 
JUNE
13        Huntington, NY           Paramount Theatre
14        Sayreville, NJ             Starland Ballroom
17        Englewood, NJ           Bergen Performing Arts Center
20        St. Charles, IL             Arcada Theatre
21        Toronto, ON                Phoenix Theatre
26        Seattle, WA                 Showbox Theatre
27        Portland, OR               Roseland Theater
JULY
 3         Beverly Hills, CA         Saban Theatre
 8         Tucson, AZ                 Rialto Theatre

www.yngwiemalmsteen.com

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