Embarking on his first U.S. tour in three years, the guitarist’s guitarist will hit a few festivals as well as headline his own dates. With stops including Bonnaroo, the DC Jazz Festival and the Toronto Jazz Festival, John McLaughlin begins his journey June 11 in North Carolina.
Touring in support of his 2012 release – Now Hear This – which he recorded with The 4th Dimension, the 70-year-old Mahavishnu Orchestra vet’s U.S. tour is a short one with New York City getting the lion’s share of shows. Playing two sets each evening, McLaughlin is down for three nights at the Big Apple’s Blue Note, June 18-20.
June 11 – Durham, N.C., Carolina Theatre
June 13 – Asheville, N.C., The Orange Peel
June 14 – Manchester, Tenn., Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
June 16 – Washington, D.C., Howard Theatre (DC Jazz Festival)
June 17 – Bethlehem, Pa., Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center
June 18 – New York, N.Y., Blue Note New York
June 19 – New York, N.Y., Blue Note New York
June 20 – New York, N.Y., Blue Note New York
June 22 – Boston, Mass., Berklee Performance Center
June 23 – Toronto, Ontario, TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival
Some shows are already on sale. Visit JohnMcLaughlin.com for details.