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Herbie Hancock Tour Dates Announced

First full band tour since 2011 to feature material from forthcoming album

Herbie Hancock (photo by Kris King)

Summer and fall tour dates for legendary jazz musician and composer Herbie Hancock have been announced—his first full band tour since 2011. Multi-instrumentalist Terrace Martin, bassist James Genus and drummer Vinnie Colaiuta will accompany Hancock for the full tour with guitarist Lionel Loueke in the ensemble from tour start in June through the Monterey Jazz Festival in September.

Performances will feature material from a forthcoming album as well as songs spanning Hancock’s career.

Tour Dates

Europe

June 26: Alfa Jazz Fest, Lviv, Ukraine
June 29: La Seine Musicale, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
July 1: Love Supreme Festival, Glynde, East Sussex, UK
July 2: Montreux Jazz Festival—Auditorium Stravinski, Montreux, Switzerland
July 4: Vienna Jazz Festival, Vienna, Austria
July 6: Mlyn Jazz Festival Wadowice, Wadowice, Poland
July 7: Gent Jazz Festival, Gent, Belgium
July 8: North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
July 9: Saveurs Jazz Festival, Segré, France
July 10: Jazzopen, Stuttgart, Germany
July 12: Jazz a Vienne, Vienne, France
July 13: Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
July 14: Pori Jazz Festival, Pori, Finland
July 17: Nice Jazz Festival, Nice, France
July 19: Molde International Jazz Festival, Molde, Norway
July 20: Harpa Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland
July 22: Mimo Festival, Amarante, Portugal
July 23: Zelt Musik Festival, Freiburg, Germany
July 24: Jazzaldia—Auditorio Kursaal, San Sebastian, Spain
July 26: TBD
July 28: Jazz des Cinq Continents, Marseille, France
July 29: Jazz in Marciac, Marciac, France

U.S.

Aug. 6: Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ
Aug. 7: Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
Aug. 8: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC
Aug. 10: Powell Hall, St. Louis, MO
Aug. 11: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, MO
Aug. 14: Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO
Aug. 16: Albuquerque Convention Center—Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, NM
Aug. 17: Mesa Arts Center—Ikeda Theatre, Mesa, AZ
Aug. 19: Montbleu Resort Casino, Stateline, NV
Aug. 20: Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT
Aug. 23: Hollywood Bowl (w/ Kamasi Washington), Hollywood, CA
Sept. 15: Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
Sept. 17: Monterey Jazz Festival (duo w/ Chick Corea), Monterey, CA

Additional dates to be announced.

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