King Crimson in 2014
Because so many musicians have played in various formations of King Crimson since the band’s 1968 beginnings, we wouldn’t blame you if you weren’t totally up to date on the current lineup. Along with Fripp the eighth incarnation of the group includes drummers Gavin Harrison, Bill Rieflin and Pat Mastelotto, bassist Tony Levin, Mel Collins on saxophone and flute and guitarist/vocalist Jakko Jakszyk.
Back in September when Fripp announced that King Crimson was once again planning to tour, he wrote in his DMG Diary that the band jas a “different reformation” than with past lineups.
“This is a very different reformation to what has gone before,” Fripp wrote. “Seven players, four English and three American, with three drummers.
“The Point Of Crim-Seeing was of a conventional Back Line reconfigured as the Front Line. The Seven-Headed Beast Of Crim Is In Go! Mode.”
Here’s the rundown:
Sept. 9 – Albany, N.Y., The Egg
Sept. 10 – Albany, N.Y., The Egg
Sept. 12 – Philadelphia, Pa., Verizon Hall at Kimmel Center
Sept. 13 – Philadelphia, Pa., Verizon Hall at Kimmel Center
Sept. 15 – Boston, Mass., Emerson Colonial Theatre – Citi Performing Arts Center
Sept. 16 – Boston, Mass., Emerson Colonial Theatre – Citi Performing Arts Center
Sept. 18 – New York, N.Y., Best Buy Theater
Sept. 19 – New York, N.Y., Best Buy Theater
Sept. 20 – New York, N.Y., Best Buy Theater
Sept. 23 – Madison, Wis., Barrymore Theatre
Sept. 25 – Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre
Sept. 26 – Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre
Sept. 30 – Los Angeles, Calif., Orpheum Theatre
Oct. 1 – Los Angeles, Calif., Orpheum Theatre
Oct. 3 – San Francisco, Calif., Warfield Theatre
Oct. 4 – San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre
Oct. 6 – Seattle, Wash., Moore Theatre
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