Don Felder Joins The ‘Circus’

You can add Don Felder’s name to the list of axemen on Peter Frampton’s “Guitar Circus” adventure.  The former Eagles guitarist will appear on six dates in June when the tour lands in Ontario, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts.

Photo: Michael Helms

Felder joins a pretty impressive roster of guitar slingers on this tour that already features special guests Robert Cray, Steve Cropper, Dean DeLeo, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Vince Gill, David Hidalgo, Davy Knowles, Roger McGuinn, Richard Thompson, Vernon Reid, Vinnie Moore, and Rick Nielsen on select dates.  Wouldn’t you just love to have the guitar string concession stand on this tour?

Here’s the “Guitar Circus” routing, with Felder’s appearances noted in the artist list following the itinerary.

May 28 – Nashville, Tenn., Ryman Auditorium
May 31 – Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Live
June 1 – Saint Augustine, Fla., St. Augustine Amphitheatre
June 2 – Clearwater, Fla., Ruth Eckerd Hall
June 5 – Grand Prairie, Texas, Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie
June 7 – Austin, Texas,  Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
June 8 – Midland, Texas, Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center
June 9 – Houston, Texas, Arena Theatre
June 11 – Saint Charles, Mo., The Family Arena
June 13 – Windsor, Ontario, Caesars Windsor “The Colosseum”
June 14 – Rama, Ontario, Casino Rama Entertainment Centre
June 15 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Stage AE
June 17 – Grand Rapids, Mich., Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
June 19 – Indianapolis, Ind., Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn At White River State Park
June 20 – Columbus, Ohio, Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
June 22 – Cleveland, Ohio,  Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica
June 23 – Huntington, NY  The Paramount
June 24 – Lancaster, Pa., American Music Theatre
June 27 – New York, N.Y.,  Beacon Theatre
June 28 – Rochester, N.Y.,  Kodak Hall At Eastman Theatre
June 29 – St-Ephrem de Beauce, Quebec, Woodstock En Beauce Festival Grounds  (Woodstock En Beauce)
June 30 – Webster, Mass., Indian Ranch
July 10 –  Glen Allen, Va., Innsbrook Pavilion
July 13 – Durant, Okla., Choctaw Casino Resort
July 14 – San Antonio, Texas, Majestic Theatre
July 16 – Corpus Christi, Texas, Selena Auditorium
July 20 – Dubuque, Iowa, Mississippi Moon Bar
July 21 – Minneapolis, Minn., The State Theatre
July 23 – Beaver Creek, Colo., Vilar Performing Arts Center
July 26 – Airway Heights, Wash., Northern Quest Casino
July 27 – Manson, Wash., Deep Water Amphitheater
July 28 – Tulalip, Wash., Tulalip Resort Casino
Aug. 5 – Bethlehem, Pa., PNC Plaza At Steelstacks (Bethlehem Musikfest)
Aug. 7 – Simsbury, Conn., Perf. Arts Ctr. At Simsbury Meadows
Aug. 8 – Baltimore, Md., Pier Six Pavilion
Aug. 10 – Atlantic City, N.J  Mark G. Etess Arena
Aug. 11 – Vienna, Va., Filene Center At Wolf Trap
Aug. 13 – Alpharetta, Ga., Verizon Wireless Amph. At Encore Park
Aug. 14 – Cincinnati, Ohio, PNC Pavilion At Riverbend
Aug. 16 – Aurora, Ill., RiverEdge Park
Aug. 17 – Council Bluffs, Iowa, Harrah’s Casino – Stir Concert Cove
Aug. 18 – Kansas City, Mo., Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts – Muriel Kauffman Theatre
Aug. 20 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Aug. 23 – Las Vegas, Nev., The LVH
Aug. 24 – Los Angeles, Calif., Greek Theatre
Aug. 25 – San Diego, Calif., San Diego Civic Theatre
Aug. 28 – Saratoga, Calif., The Mountain Winery
Aug. 30 – Lincoln, Calif., Thunder Valley Casino
Aug. 31 – Paso Robles, Calif., Vina Robles Amphitheatre 

Photo: John Davisson
St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Saint Augustine, Fla.

Here’s the artist rundown per Peter Frampton’s website:

Robert Cray: May 28-June 28
Vince Gill: May 28
Steve Cropper: May 28-June 2 & June 17-20
Vernon Reid: June 5, 8 & 23
John Jorgenson: June 7
Kenny Wayne Shepherd: June 9-11, July 10, 13, 21& 26-28
Don Felder: June 13-15, 27-28 & 30
Roger McGuinn: June 22, 24-27
Sonny Landreth: June 30, Aug. 5-10, 13-20 & 24-25
Steve Lukather: July 13-23
Vinnie Moore: Aug. 5
B.B. King: Aug. 5, 8-31
David Hidalgo: Aug. 13-14 & 30
Davy Knowles: Aug. 18
Dean DeLeo: Aug. 23-28
Richard Thompson: Aug. 30-31

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