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19 January 2011 2,752 views 2 Comments

The Band of Joy tour will move into the mid west and west coast of America in April with a further 12 dates scheduled for April as follows:

April 08 – Louisville, KY – The Palace

April 09 – Chicago, IL – The Auditorium Theatre

April 11 – Milwaukee, WI – The Riverside Ballroom

April 12 – Minneapolis – The State Theatre

April 15 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live Arena

April 17 – Vancouver, BC – The Queen Elizabeth Theater

April 19 – Portland, OR – The Schnitzer

April 20: – Seattle, WA – The Paramount

April 22 – Berkeley, CA – The Greek

April 23 – Los Angeles, CA – The Greek

April 25 – Santa Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara Bowl

April 27 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore

Band of Joy have also been added to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – they are billed to appear on April 29th.

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Initial reports from the opening date of the current Band Of Joy US tour in Asheville note that Ramble On was a new addition to the set list.

* TBL welcomes your on the spot reports from the Band Of Joy US tour. If you are attending one of the shows send a tour watch review to Gary Foy

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  • Robert A said:

    I stand corrected on my earlier post about the Pittsburgh show, the opening number was “Gallows Pole” not “Hangman”, that’s a word game I used to play many years ago. Also, “Ramble On” was performed, over seven minutes and nicely done. I still don’t remember “Silver Rider” being performed as mentioned by a local reporter. I think “Monkey” was the first encore followed by “Rock-n-Roll” and finally, “Goodnight”. One more, “Twelve Gates to The City” was enhanced with a verse from “In my time of Dying”.

  • Robert A said:

    I had the privilege of seeing Robert and Band of Joy last night (1/19/11) in Pittsburgh. Show opened with a find rendition of Hangman followed by Can’t Buy Me Love. Houses of the Holy, Tangerine and Rock-n-Roll were the other Led Zep tunes performed and quit well I may I say. Band of Joy performers were wonderful. Buddy had a little trouble on Monkey but all in all a fine show. I don’t recall them performing Silver Rider, I was looking forward to hearing that one. I like this music, good stuff. Show only lasted about an hour and 40 min. and left me wanting more.
    One bad thing; the venue, Peterson Event Center at the University of Pittsburgh, was too big. I would estimate the capacity of the arena at 10,000 seats and there were only about 3,000 in attendance. For the type of music and fan base Robert has now, his tour management should be booking him in smaller venues with in close proximity to fine dining and drinking establishments. I see he is appearing in April at the Hollywood Florida Hard Rock, that’s the kind of place to see him. Hope Robert swings back around to the Midwest this summer.
    More later I’m sure

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