Part of long-awaited North American leg of ‘i/o – The Tour’
√ Tickets available starting today with fan club presale; general on-sale begins Friday at LiveNation.com
Today, Peter Gabriel announced 13 additional cities on his massive North America run of “i/o – The Tour,” including a stop at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on Sept. 22. The tour is produced by Live Nation.
The general on-sale for “i/o – The Tour” newly added shows will start at 10 a.m. Friday, March 24, at LiveNation.com. Fans will have access to a special presale through Gabriel’s fan club mailing list, starting today.
Tickets for all previously announced dates are available now at petergabriel.com.
Citi is the official card of the “i/o – The Tour.” Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets in the U.S. beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, through the Citi Entertainment program. For complete presale details, visit www.citientertainment.com.
Fans can also purchase VIP Packages, which may include premium tickets, access to the preshow lounge, and a limited-edition gift item. For more information, visit vipnation.com.
A press release stated, “ ‘i/o – The Tour”\’ will see Gabriel playing new material from his forthcoming album “i/o,” as well as delving into his peerless catalog of music, with hits, fan favorites and the unexpected. For the shows, Gabriel will be joined by regular bandmates Tony Levin, David Rhodes and Manu Katché. Additionally, new music from the ‘i/o album’ is being released on the full moon of each month. The March song release is called ‘Playing For Time.’ ”
Peter Gabriel (Photo by Michele Turriani // courtesy of Live Nation // Richman Communications)
More About Peter Gabriel
Gabriel first came to international prominence with the success of Genesis, a band he cofounded while still at school. Since leaving Genesis in 1975, his recording career has included 11 studio albums, film soundtracks for Alan Parker’s “Birdy,” Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Temptation of Christ” and Philip Noyce’s “Rabbit Proof Fence,” as well as numerous live albums. His wider musical career has included multiple Grammy Awards; the world-renowned Real World Studios; the formation of the Real World Records label; and, in 1980, the creation of WOMAD, the festival that has launched the careers of many artists from around the world – and has just celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Gabriel co-founded the human rights organization WITNESS (Witness.org) in 1992, the organization that pioneers the use of cameras and technology in human rights campaigning, and in 2007, alongside Sir Richard Branson, he founded The Elders (theelders.org), which was launched by Nelson Mandela. In 2006, Gabriel was awarded the prestigious Man of Peace title by The Nobel Peace Laureates and, in 2008, was also included in the Time 100 list. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. He remains engaged in a wide variety of tech-based businesses throughout a variety of creative industries.