11/05/10

John McLaughlin Sits in on Jimmy Fallon Show on NBC

The legendary guitarist to perform with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Guitarist John McLaughlin kicks off his tour of America, with a special appearance on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show on NBC tonight (Friday, November 5) at 12:35 am, EST. (Yes, we know that technically that’s Saturday, November 6.) McLaughlin will sit in with the show’s house band The Roots. As Miles Davis famously uttered during the Jack Johnson recording, “Go ahead, John.”

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John McLaughlin

Later this month, McLaughlin will perform and be the guest of honor at the New Universe Music Festival in Raleigh, NC on November 20 and 21. That festival, organized by Abstract Logix founder Souvik Datta, also includes performances by Lenny White, Jimmy Herring and other noted jazz/fusion players.

Here are the rest of McLaughlin’s tour dates in North America:

Nov. 10 Quebec City, Palais Montcalm
Nov. 11 Toronto, ONT Koerner Hall
Nov. 12 Philadelphia, PA Keswick Theatre
Nov. 13 New York, NY Town Hall
Nov. 14 Alexandria, VA Birchmere
Nov. 16 Boston, MA House of Blues
Nov. 18 Milwaukee, WI Northern Lights Theatre
Nov. 19 St. Louis, MO Sheldon Concert Hall
Nov. 20 Atlanta, GA Rialto Center
Nov. 21 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theater
Nov. 23 Austin, TX One World Theatre
Nov. 24 Austin, TX One World Theatre
Nov. 27 Mexico Riviera Maya Jazz Festival
Nov. 29 Dallas, TX Granada Theatre
Nov. 30 Santa Fe, NM Lensic Theatre
Dec. 1 Los Angeles, CA UCLA
Dec. 3 Tucson, AZ The Fox
Dec. 4 Boulder, CO Boulder Theatre
Dec. 5 Seattle, WA Jazz Alley
Dec. 7 Portland, OR True West Alladin Theatre
Dec. 10 Santa Cruz, CA Rio Theater
Dec. 11 Berkeley, CA Zellerbach Hall

McLaughlin will be performing with his Fourth Dimension band, including Gary Husband (keys & drums), Etienne Mbappé (bass) and Mark Mondésir (drums).

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