King Crimson to Hold Court at 4 Shows in New York this Summer

King Crimson will return to the stage this summer, with their influential prog-rock ready in tow. They’ll make four stops across New York State, including Buffalo, Saratoga Springs, Canandaigua and Queens.

Featuring bandleader Robert Fripp, Tony Levin (bass), Jakko Jakszyk (vocalist/multi-instrumentalist), Mel Collins (multi-instrumentalist), and the drum trio of Pat Mastelotto, Gavin Harris, and Jeremy Stacey, King Crimson will kick off their summer tour on July 22 in Florida and find their way into New York in late August, before closing the tour in Washington D.C. on Sept. 11.

The Crimson Beast Of Terror has woken from its enforced slumbering and is venturing out to stomp flat the psyches of innocents not yet experienced in the hammering onslaught of King Crimson’s uncompromising pounding – bish! bish! bish! – before turning on a beat to jellify hearts with gut-wrenching passion and soul-squeezing epic unfoldings to remind us that we are all mere subjects in the unfolding drama of the universe’s unfathomable mysteries while simultaneously rocking out and having a great time bopping about with Tony and Bobby and Gavin and Jakko and Mel and Pat and Jezza too.

Robert Fripp

King Crimson formed in London in 1968 and have influenced artists from multiple genres of music since, among them YES and Genesis. Fripp, the band’s remaining founding member, has been a driving force throughout the band’s history. King Crimson has drawn broad inspiration over the years, incorporating elements of classical music, jazz, folk, heavy metal, industrial and experimental music.

For tickets and more info visit the band’s official website.

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King Crimson 2021 Tour Dates

July 22 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
July 23 – Delray Beach, FL – Old School Square
July 24 – St. Augustine, FL – St Augustine Amphitheater
July 26 – Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Walt Disney Theater
July 27 – Atlanta, GA – The Fox
July 28 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
July 30 – Fort Worth, TX – Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium
July 31 – Cedar Park, TX – H-E-B Center
Aug. 2 – Greenwood Village, CO – Fiddlers Green Amphitheater
Aug. 3 – Sandy, UT – Sandy Amphitheater
Aug. 5 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion *
Aug. 6 – Los Angeles – The Greek *
Aug. 7 – Scottsdale, AZ – Talking Stick Ballroom
Aug. 23 – Saratoga Springs, NY – SPAC *
Aug. 24 – Northampton, MA – The Pines Theater *
Aug. 26 – Canandaigua, NY – CMAC *
Aug. 27 – Lewiston, NY – Artpark Amphitheater*
Aug. 28 – Rochester Hills, MI – Meadow Brook Amphitheater *
Aug. 29 – Highland Park, IL – Ravinia *
Aug. 31 – Milwaukee, WI – Miller High Life Theatre *
Sept. 1 – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica *
Sept. 2 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center – The Heights *
Sept. 4 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center *
Sept. 5 – New Haven, CT – Westville Music Bowl
Sept. 7 – Philadelphia, PA – The Mann Center *
Sept. 9 – Forest Hills, NY – Forest Hills Stadium *
Sept. 10 – Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion *
Sept. 11 – Washington, DC – The Anthem *

* = with The Zappa Band

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