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Published: 2014/06/03

King Crimson Announce Reunion Tour

Yesterday we reported that King Crimson had announced a reunion run at New York City’s Best Buy Theater for this September. Now, it appears that the legendary prog-rock outfit will be hitting the road for a 17-date reunion tour. The outing is set to kick off on September 9 with a two-night run in Albany, NY before the group makes a few more stops in the Northeast, Midwest and West Coast.

As previously reported, this version of King Crimson will feature Robert Fripp, Gavin Harrison, Bill Rieflin, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins and Jakko Jakszyk.

King Crimson Tour Dates

September 9 Albany, NY—The Egg
September 10 Albany, NY—The Egg
September 12 Philadelphia, PA—Kimmel Center
September 13 Philadelphia, PA—Kimmel Center
September 15 Boston, MA—Colonial Theatre
September 16 Boston, MA—Colonial Theatre
September 18 New York, NY—Best Buy Theater
September 19 New York, NY—Best Buy Theater
September 20 New York, NY—Best Buy Theater
September 23 Madison, WI—Barrymore Theatre
September 25 Chicago, IL—The Vic Theatre
September 26 Chicago, IL—The Vic Theatre
September 30 Los Angeles, CA—Orpheum Theatre
October 1 Los Angeles, CA—Orpheum Theatre
October 3 San Francisco, CA—Warfield Theater
October 4 San Francisco, CA—Warfield Theater
October 6 Seattle, WA—Moore Theatre

Comments

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Matt Schiefelbein June 3, 2014, 13:17:33

How long has it been since Belew has played with em? Is it pretty common knowledge that he wouldn’t be on this tour?

Joe Hill June 3, 2014, 15:18:19

Belew stated on his Facebook page that Fripp told him he would not be right for what Fripp had in mind for this version of King Crimson.

AK June 3, 2014, 15:22:41

Belew did gigs with them during the last run in 2009, but it was Fripp already announced last September that he wouldn’t be right for the new incarnation of the band – whatever that means. And jambands, his name is Jakko Jakszyk – you’re missing a “k” at the end. Odd, it’s not like you guy shave a reputation for constantly bad editing or anything.

tostonesfix June 3, 2014, 15:56:36

Why does Jambands use art from In The Court Of The Crimson King? Fripp won’t touch that record with a ten foot pole on this tour.

BrianOC June 3, 2014, 16:50:56

This is yet another radical new lineup with several brand new member, some very old members, and new material. It is the antithesis of a “reunion”.

MFG June 3, 2014, 17:50:52

It does seem odd that this is being dubbed a reunion tour. I saw them in 2009 and they played old stuff, pre-Belew era, with Belew on stage. This feels more like another ProjeKct for Fripp.

tpayne June 3, 2014, 18:53:38

Belews version was more new wavy i feel, like elephant talk n shit, i want that hard psychedelica like those early crimson tunes

whitehead June 3, 2014, 20:44:59

Hey AK, for someone critical of another’s editing, grammar, or whatever, check your own— “guy (s) shave?” A little click of the space bar helps.

tony June 3, 2014, 22:05:38

This lineup will be focusing on the first four albums’ material. The Adrian Belew era will not be represented at all. Although Bob has alluded to writing new material with Ade after this tour is over, as they will not be doing any studio work with the septet.

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