Mike Zito with Jeremiah Johnson
Mike Zito - First Class Life Tour
with Special Guest Jeremiah Johnson
Hes on Tour again a FIRST CLASS LIFE TOUR! Blues-rock is a tightrope and Mike Zito has never lost his footing. At times in his storied two-decade career, the Texas bandleader has rolled up the amps and rocked as hard as anyone. Yet his lifelong fascination with the blues has always reeled him back in. And now, having shaken the rafters with 2016s acclaimed Make Blues Not War, First Class Life finds Mike diving deep into the only genre that can do justice to his hard-won true stories of hardship and redemption. Make Blues was pretty extreme and rocking, he reflects. This time, I was definitely thinking more blues.
And what music. Since Mikes debut album, Blue Room (1997), there have been countless creative peaks, from 2011s confessional Greyhound, through his world-conquering contributions to US supergroup the Royal Southern Brotherhood, right up to recent solo triumphs like Gone To Texas (2013), Keep Coming Back (2015) and Make Blues Not War (2016).
Of course, the most captivating story of all is the dazzling upward curve of Mike Zitos unfolding career. In 2018, First Class Life doesnt just capture the past glories and setbacks it points a signpost at the peaks to come. With this album, he concludes, I had this idea of stepping up. I want the world to know I can play this music with conviction and style. I think its really the next step Who likes to see this next step, has the chance in 2019 to see a unique artist live.
He is not alone! Jeremiah Johnson will be his Special Guest and plays a complete set. Jeremiah Johnsons towering reputation has been hard-earned. During a two-decade rise, his triumphs have been accompanied by struggles and scars not to mention the solitude of a life in motion. But those hard knocks have forged him as an artist, and now they feed into Straitjacket: the warts-and-all masterpiece that gives it to you straight. This album is original American rock n blues with southern-fried soul, explains Johnson. I just close my eyes and feel the music go through me Few are better-qualified to commentate on modern Americas melting pot of people, cultures and musical genres.
A Blues Rock Power Combination to guarantee an amazing evening!
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