NEWS: Thump Music brings Steve Vai’s Alien Guitar Secrets to Oz

Been waiting for this one for years, and finally Thump Music  has come through for all us Aussie guitar geeks by bringing Steve Vai to Australia for his Alien Guitar Secrets master class clinic tour.

Take it away, Steve!

(From Thump Music on Vimeo)

Dates are:
13th October – Brisbane – Evening Clinic
15th October – Sydney – Midday Clinic
17th October – Melbourne – Evening Clinic
19th October – Adelaide – Evening Clinic
20th October – Perth – Evening Clinic

Venues to be confirmed. Check the Thump Music website for more info!

NEWS: Robben Ford & Renegade Creation Australian tour

Awesome! Go to Allans+Billy Hyde’s website for more info.

PRESS RELEASE:

From Joni Mitchell to Miles Davis, George Harrison to Jimmy Witherspoon – blues legend Robben Ford has done it all.

In a career spanning over 30 years, Robben has toured with and played on countless records as a sideman for many popular artists, as well as maintaining a stellar career as a solo blues artist.

For this rare Aussie tour, Ford (Guitar, Vocals) will be joined by an all-star superband, Renegade Creation:
Jimmy Haslip (Bass) – Rod Stewart, David Sanborn
Michael Landau (Guitar) – Seal, James Taylor
Gary Novak (Drums) – Chick Corea, Alanis Morissette
Allans Music + Billy Hyde are proud to present this unique run of gigs in October 2011. Book early for what is sure to be a night of tasty, jazz-inspired blues-rock!

DATES:

Date: Thursday 6 October
Venue: The Corner Hotel 57 Swan St Richmond VICTORIA
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: $65* Book at any Allans Music + Billy Hyde storeDate: Friday 7 October

Venue: The Corner Hotel 57 Swan St Richmond VICTORIA
Time: 8.30pm
Tickets: $65* Book at any Allans Music + Billy Hyde storeDate: Saturday October 8

Venue: The Factory 105 Victoria Rd Marrickville SYDNEY
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: $65* Book at any Allans Music + Billy Hyde storeDate: Sunday October 9

Venue: The Hifi 125 Boundary St West End BRISBANE
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: $65* Book at any Allans Music + Billy Hyde storeDate: Tuesday October 11

Venue: The Gov 59 Port Rd Hindmarsh ADELAIDE
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: $65* Book at any Allans Music + Billy Hyde storeDate: Wednesday October 12

Venue: The METROcity 146 Roe St Northbridge PERTH
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: $65* Book at any Allans Music + Billy Hyde store