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John McLaughlin U.S. Farewell Tour Dates Announced

"Meeting of the Spirits" tour revisits music of Mahavishnu Orchestra

Photo of John McLaughlin with Jimmy Herring
John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring. Photo by Ina McLaughlin

Dates for “Meeting of the Spirits,” John McLaughlin’s first extensive U.S. tour in seven years and final Stateside tour, have been announced, and will run Nov. 1 through Dec. 9 across 23 cities. McLaughlin, an influential and prolific guitarist and composer with a career spanning over five decades, will be joined on tour by his current band, the 4th Dimension (keyboardist and drummer Gary Husband, bassist Etienne M’Bappé and drummer Ranjit Barot).

Co-headlining the tour is guitarist Jimmy Herring, known best for his work with Aquarium Rescue Unit, the Allman Brothers and Widespread Panic. Herring will be accompanied by his new band, the Invisible Whip, featuring drummer Jeff Sipe (aka Apt Q258), keyboardists Matt Slocum and Jason Crosby and bassist Kevin Scott.

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