FOUR DECADES STRONG – THE LEGENDARY BAND HITS THE ROAD FOR CELEBRATION TOUR IN SUPPORT OF UNIVERSAL MUSIC ENTERPRISES RELEASE GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS ICON CD AND EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT’S LIVE AT MONTREUX DVD

 

George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be kicking off their 40th Anniversary with a 2014 national U.S. and Canadian tour starting February 27.  The first leg gtof the tour will take off in the U.S. from February 27-March 22, then hit Canada from April 30-May 24, and then back to the U.S. for dates from June 19-July 20.  Additional shows will be announced for the duration of the celebratory year.  Touring in relation to their Universal Music Enterprises George Thorogood & The Destroyers ICON album and Eagle Rock Entertainment’s live DVD titled Live At Montreux, Thorogood and his band will give audiences the opportunity to hear their greatest hits live such as “Bad To The Bone,” “I Drink Alone,” “Who Do You Love,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” and many more.

Says fellow guitar legend Slash, “George Thorogood’s genuine style and attitude continue to inspire me as he and The Destroyers rock on into their 40th year.  He has been a hero of mine since I first heard his music in the 70’s, and is one of the baddest rock ‘n’ roll songwriters/electric slide guitar players ever.”  Echoes Steve Miller, “For 40 years, I’ve had the privilege and pleasure of sharing the stage with George many times, and what started as admiration has grown into a deep love and respect for the man, his music, his band, and his spirit.  He is truly an original.”

George Thorogood and his longtime band The Destroyers – whose current lineup includes:  Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar) and Buddy Leach (saxophone), have released 16 studio albums, with two Platinum albums and six Gold albums.  Taking the stage for the first time on December 1, 1973, the band has established themselves as a mega successful powerhouse rock group with bar roots, unchained attitude, and a love of its country and blues history.

The ICON album includes the following songs:  “Bad To The Bone,” “I Drink Alone,” “Willie And The Hand Jive,” “Gear Jammer,” “If You Don’t Start Drinkin’ (I’m Gonna Leave),” “Who Do You Love? (Live),” “Treat Her Right,” “I’m A Steady Rollin’ Man,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer (Live),” “Get A Haircut” and “Do The Do.”

For list of tour dates....

 

 

GT & The Destroyers’ Canadian tour dates are as follows:

4/30/14                                   CN Center                                  Prince George, BC

5/1/14                                      Interior Savings Centre              Kamloops, BC

5/2/14                                      Hard Rock Casino Vancouver      Coquitlam, BC

5/3/14                                      Hard Rock Casino Vancouver      Coquitlam, BC

5/5/14                                      Northern Alberta Jubilee Aud.     Edmonton, Alberta

5/6/14                                      Southern Alberta Jubilee Aud.     Calgary, Alberta

5/7/14                                      Esplanade Arts & Heritage Ctr.    Medicine Hat, Alberta

5/8/14                                      TCU Place                                        Saskatoon, SK

5/9/14                                      Casino Regina Show Lounge        Regina, Saskatchewan

5/10/14                                   Burton Cummings Theatre            Winnipeg, Manitoba

5/12/14                                   Sudbury Arena                            Sudbury, Ontario

5/13/14                                   The Centre In The Square             Kitchener, Ontario

5/14/14                                   Hamilton Place                             Hamilton, Ontario

5/15/14                                   Massey Hall                                 Toronto, Ontario

5/16/14                                   National Arts Centre                      Ottawa, Ontario

5/17/14                                   Metropolis                                    Montreal, Quebec

5/20/14                                   Theatre Capitole                            Quebec City, Quebec

5/22/14                                   Aitken Centre                                 Fredericton, NB

5/23/14                                   Casino New Brunswick                    Moncton, NB

5/24/14                                   Halifax Metro Centre                       Halifax, NS

GT & The Destroyers’ U.S. tour dates are as follows:

6/19/14                                   House of Blues                               Atlantic City, NJ

6/20/14                                   Hampton Beach Casino                    Hampton Beach, NH

6/21/14                                   Hampton Beach Casino                    Hampton Beach, NH

6/22/14                                   Indian Ranch                                  Webster, MA

6/25/14                                   Lynn Auditorium                               Lynn, MA

6/26/14                                   Turning Stone Casino                        Verona, NY

6/27/14                                   Buffalo Place Rocks                           Buffalo, NY

6/28/14                                   International Jazz Festival                  Rochester, NY

6/29/14                                   Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival              Augusta, NJ

7/1/14                                      Hard Rock Live                                Northfield, OH

7/3/14                                      Harrah’s Casino                               Elizabeth, IN

7/4/14                                      MS Valley Blues Festival                   Davenport, IA

7/5/14                                      Summerfest                                    Milwaukee, WI

7/11/14                                   Delaware County Fair                       Machester, IA

7/12/14                                   Blue Chip Casino                             Michigan City, IN

7/18/14                                   Sioux Falls Jazz Festival                   Sioux Falls, SD

7/19/14                                   Moondance Ranch Jam Fest.           Walker, MN

7/20/14                                   Vetter Stone Amphitheatre              Mankato, MN