Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Strings Together U.S. Run

Ian Anderson and some of his Jethro Tull band members are hitting the U.S. this year, and the boys also have plans to travel internationally.

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– Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull
Montreux Jazz Festival, Stravinski Hall, Montreux, Switzerland

The first place to catch Anderson doing his thing is at

Anderson will also be putting on “Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson” shows with David Goodier on bass, John O’Hara on keyboards, Florian Opahle on guitar and Scott Hammond on drums. The first of those gigs is in Albuquerque, N.M., on May 27 and that run continues for four more nights, concluding June 1 in Durant, Okla. Another May date is still being teased.

The shows are being described as “Best of Jethro Tull multimedia performances.”

Jethro Tull is scheduled to appear at Australia’s

Ian Anderson’s most recent project is Jethro Tull – The String Quartets, twelve Tull songs in classical arrangements. The LP will hit U.S. shelves March 24 and is available for pre-order now.

Here are the dates for Anderson and Co.:

May 26 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
May 27 – Albuquerque, N.M., Legends Theatre
May 28 – El Paso, Texas, Plaza Theatre PAC
May 30 – Sugar Land, Texas, Smart Financial Centre
May 31 – Austin, Texas, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
June 1– Durant, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

Tickets to select dates are on sale now. is the place to go for all things Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull.