Frampton's Guitar Circus confirms tour dates w/ BB King, Steve Lukather, Sonny Landreth, and more

Following the success of the 2011/2012 world tour celebrating the 35th Anniversary of his multi-platinum live album Frampton Comes Alive!, Peter Frampton is back on the road with Frampton’s Guitar Circus.
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Following the success of the 2011/2012 world tour celebrating the 35th Anniversary of his multi-platinum live album Frampton Comes Alive!, Peter Frampton is back on the road with Frampton’s Guitar Circus. Each night, Frampton’s set will be recorded and subsequently sold in digital format.

Kicking off in May, Frampton will perform several dates with five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray including Nashville, New York City and Austin. In July, guitarist/vocalist/producer Steve Lukather and praised blues artist Kenny Wayne Shepherd will open the show—performing in cities including San Antonio and Minneapolis. Then in August, Frampton will travel through Atlanta, Washington D.C., Los Angeles and more with acclaimed slide blues guitarist Sonny Landreth opening the show, followed by the legendary B.B. King.

The tour will feature the Grammy-winning musician performing with friends, celebrated guitarists and other special guests including Steve Cropper, Dean DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots), Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles), Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Vince Gill, David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), Davy Knowles, Robert McGuinn (founder/lead guitarist of the BYRDS), Richard Thompson, Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Vinnie Moore (UFO) and Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick). VIP ticket packages, including preferred seating and exclusive merchandise, will be available for purchase. For details, please visit www.frampton.com.

Frampton’s infectious live performance has been praised by Los Angeles Times noting “…the British virtuoso is still making sweet music.” St. Louis Post Dispatch furthers the acclaim by admiring “the purity of the musicianship from Frampton,” while The Herald Scotland lauds the guitarist explaining, “he delivered, with practiced ease, everything from jazz-inflected introductions to fierce, irresistible solos.”

FCA! 35 Tour: An Evening With Peter Frampton, a new live 2DVD/Blu-ray, and The Best Of FCA! 35 Tour 3CD set is available now via Eagle Rock Entertainment. He performed the best selling live album in its entirety, along with other selections from his Grammy-winning career.

Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band the Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle and many others. His fifth solo album, the electrifying Frampton Comes Alive!, is one of the top-selling live records of all time.

PETER FRAMPTON TOUR DATES
*with Robert Cray
† with Sonny Landreth
‡ with Kenny Wayne Shepherd
§ with Steve Lukather
** with BB King

May 28 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium*
May 31 Hollywood, FL Seminole Hard Rock*
June 1 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre*
June 2 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall*
June 5 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre*
June 7 Austin, TX ACL Live at the Moody Theater*
June 8 Midland, TX Wagner Noel PAC*
June 9 Houston, TX Arena Theater*
June 11 St. Charles, MO Family Arena*
June 13 Windsor, ON The Colosseum at Caesars*
June 14 Rama, ON Casino Rama*
June 15 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE*
June 17 Grand Rapids, MI Meijer Gardens Amphitheater*
June 19 Indianapolis, IN The Lawn at White River State*
June 20 Columbus, OH The LC Pavilion*
June 22 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica*
June 23 Huntington, NY The Paramount*
June 24 Lancaster, PA American Music Theater*
June 27 New York, NY Beacon Theater*
June 28 Rochester, NY Rochester Jazz Festival*
June 30 Webster, MA Indian Ranch†
July 10 Glen Allen, VA Innsbrook Pavilion‡
July 13 Durant, OK Choctaw Events Center§
 July 14 San Antonio, TX Majestic Theater‡
July 16 Corpus Christi, TX American Bank Theater§
July 19 Quapaw, OK Downstream Casino§
July 20 Dubuque, IA Diamond Jo Casino§
July 21 Minneapolis, MN State Theater‡
July 23 Beaver Creek, CO Vilar Performing Arts Center
July 26 Airway Heights, WA Northern Quest Casino‡
July 27 Manson, WA Mill Bay Casino
July 28 Marysville, WA Tulalip Resort Casino‡
August 5 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest
August 7 Simsbury, CT PAC - Simsbury Meadows†
August 8 Baltimore, MD Pier Six Pavilion†**
August 10 Atlantic City, NJ Trump Taj Mahal†**
August 11 Vienna, VA Filene Center**
August 13 Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater†**
August 14 Cincinnati, OH PNC Pavilion at Riverbend†**
August 16 Aurora, IL RiverEdge Park†**
August 17 Council Bluffs, IA Harrah’s Hotel & Casino†**
August 18 Kansas City, MO Kauffman Center†**
August 20 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheater†**
August 21 Albuquerque, NM Route 66 Casino†**
August 23 Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas Hotel & Casino**
August 24 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre†**
August 25 San Diego, CA Civic Theatre†**
August 28 Saratoga, CA Mountain Winery**
August 30 Lincoln, CA Thunder Valley Casino Resort**
August 31 Paso Robles, CA Vina Robles Amphitheater†**

www.frampton.com

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