Known for featuring various artists from other bands coming together for totally improvised shows, Everyone Orchestra has booked gigs from March through June. Led by conductor Matt Butler, the lineup for the upcoming tour will feature more than 15 artists, albeit not everyone will be on stage at each show.
The March lineup for the Everyone Orchestra’s California shows includes Kris Meyers and Joel Cummins from Umphrey’s McGee, Jamie Kime and Ben Thomas from Zappa Plays Zappa and Kai Eckhardt who has played with John McLaughlin Trio and Garaj Mahal.
March 26 – Napa, Calif., City Winery Napa
March 27 – Grass Valley, Calif., The Center For The Arts
March 28 – San Francisco, Calif., Great American Music Hall
April brings you Leftover Salmon’s Drew Emmitt, Jason Hann from String Cheese Incident (April 24 & 26), Railroad Earth’s Andrew Altman, Cris Jacobs of The Bridge and Love Cannon’s Jesse Harper and Jay Starling.
April 23 – Leesburg, Va., Tally Ho Theatre
April 24 – Washington, D.C., Gypsy Sally’s
April 25 – Baltimore, Md., The 8X10
April 26 – Stroudsburg, Pa., Sherman Theater
May’s lineup features Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, Aron Magner of Disco Biscuits, Galactic’s Robert Mercurcio, Natalie Cressman from the Trey Anastasio Band and Ivan Jackson from Mighty High Brass Band. The May tour will also feature Durga McBroom, who sang backing vocals on Pink Floyd’s Momentary Lapse Of Reason and Division Bell tours. Here are the dates:
May 8 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Brooklyn Bowl
May 9 – Ardmore, Pa., The Ardmore Music Hall
May 10 – Ridgefield, Conn., Ridgefield Playhouse
Todd Stoops from Kung Fu appears May 10.
The Everyone Band plays the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Mich., June 26-27. Expect the lineup for the June shows along with special guests for all performances to be announced via EveryoneOrchestra.com.