Guitar legend Joe Satriani returns to Australia for the first time in 30 years

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Guitar legend Joe Satriani returns to Australia for the first time in 30 years

The world’s most commercially successful solo guitar performer Joe Satriani is returning to Australia this November, 30 years after his first tour in Aus in 1988.
Inspired to pick up the guitar by Jimi Hendrix, Satriani, an Italian-American native of New York state, has released a staggering 16 solo albums over his career – earning him six gold and platinum discs, 15 Grammy nominations, and album sales in excess of 10 million units worldwide – whilst never losing his focus on dedicating himself to the artistry of his instrument, the guitar.
His stunning new album “What Happens Next” is the most accessible, straightforward rock album he’s ever made.
He’ll be bringing his latest album and world tour along with Mike Keneally – Keyboards and Guitars – (previous tours include Steve Vai and Frank Zappa), Bryan Beller – Bass – (Dethklok Aristocrats) and Joe Travers – Drums – (previous tours include Zappa Plays Zappa /Duran Duran).
Tickets for all shows go on sale at midday Wednesday August 1. My Live Nation members can secure tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale beginning 10am Monday, 30 July.
Satriani’s return to Australia is expected to be nothing short of epic. This is Joe’s first Australian tour since 2014 and a rare chance to experience one of the world’s greatest guitarists beginning the next chapter of his legendary career – whilst also marking 30-years since his first visit down under.
He’ll hit up the Forum Theatre in Melbourne on November 28.