Conversing Heads mainstay Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew – who was briefly a member of the band in the early 1980s – have announced a North American tour for next calendar year in celebration of ‘Remain In Light’.
The 19-date tour will start in February and consist of dates in Colorado, Oklahoma, Chicago, New York, Toronto, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston and extra. They’ll be joined on the operate by Neat Amazing Cool, which includes previous customers of the defunct Turkuaz. See total dates and venues below – tickets are on sale this Friday (November 4).
It’s not the first time Harrison and Belew have carried out the album in whole. They performed it together with Turkuaz in 2020, and in September of this year, carried out it as aspect of a distinctive celebration in Los Angeles.
“Remain in Light-weight is a substantial point in my profession,” Harrison reported in a assertion along with the tour’s announcement. “Adrian and I had often talked about the magic of the 1980 tour and the sheer joy it brought to audiences.”
In his personal assertion, Belew described the upcoming performances as a “joyful demonstrate of Conversing Heads tunes you know and love performed by a incredibly hot, eleven-piece ensemble including Jerry and me”. He additional: “You just can’t enable but dance and go home with a content smile on your face.”
‘Remain In Light’, Conversing Heads’ fourth studio album, arrived in 1980 and spawned singles these as ‘Crosseyed And Painless’ and ‘Once In A Lifetime’. The third and ultimate of the band’s albums to be developed by Brian Eno, a variety of extra musicians have been introduced in to add to the album, such as Belew, who played guitar.
To boost ‘Remain In Light’, Conversing Heads’ touring personnel expanded considerably, with a dwell band that integrated Belew. As these kinds of, Belew’s guitar-enjoying can be heard on the 2nd 50 % of the band’s 1982 double live album ‘The Title of This Band Is Conversing Heads’.
Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew’s 2023 ‘Remain In Light’ tour dates are:
Thursday 16 – Denver CO, Ogden Theatre
Friday 17 – Boulder CO, Boulder Theater
Saturday 18 – Beaver Creek CO, Vilar Executing Arts Centre
Tuesday 21 – Oklahoma Town Alright, Tower Theatre
Wednesday 22 – St. Louis MO, Factory
Friday 24 – Minneapolis MN, First Avenue
Saturday 25 – Chicago IL, Vic Theatre
Sunday 26 – Indianapolis IN, Egyptian Area
Monday 27 – Akron OH, Goodyear Theater
Tuesday 28 – Buffalo NY, Town Ballroom
Thursday 2 – Toronto ON, Danforth Tunes Corridor
Friday 3 – Pittsburgh PA, Roxian Theatre
Saturday 4 – Baltimore MD, Rams Head Reside
Sunday 5 – Sayreville NJ, Starland Ballroom
Tuesday 7 – Philadelphia PA, Keswick Theatre
Wednesday 8 – Albany NY, Empire Live
Thursday 9 – New York NY, Sony Corridor
Friday 10 – Boston MA, Residence of Blues
Saturday 11 – New Haven CT, University Avenue New music Corridor