The Yardbirds Announce Fall 2015 North American Tour


PHOTO: Trevor Heath

After postponing a brief North American tour earlier this year, the Yardbirds are pleased to announce their 2015 fall tour.

The tour will kick off October 30 in Norfolk, Connecticut, and end in late November in Northampton, Massachusetts.

The current lineup of the band features founding member Jim McCarty (drums), guitarist Johnny A (Peter Wolf, Bobby Whitlock), bassist Kenny Aaronson (Bob Dylan, Billy Idol), singer/harpist/percussionist Myke Scavone (Ram Jam & Doughboys) and guitarist/singer John Idan on bass.

Due to scheduling conflicts, guitarist Earl Slick will not be a part of this tour, as previously announced.

The Yardbirds boasted three of the most influential 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.”

2015 Tour Dates


30 Norfolk, CT Infinity Hall

31 Bethlehem, PA Musicfest Café

01 Newton, NJ Newton Theatre

02 New York, NY B.B. King’s
06 Phoenix, AZ Harrah’s AK Chin
07 Lake Tahoe, NV Harrah’s
10 Laughlin, NV Harrah’s
12 San Juan Capistrano, CA Coachhouse
13 Hermosa Beach, CA Saint Rock
15 Agoura Hills, CA Canyon Club
18 N. Bestheda, MD AMP
19 Hopewell, VA Beacon Theatre
20 Beverly, MA Larcom Theatre
21 Plymouth, NH Flying Monkey
22 Northampton, MA Iron Horse