The irrepressible former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announces his 2019 European Tour.  Setting off on 2nd November 2019, Steve and his band will perform 20 shows around the UK.

For the first time ever, Steve will perform the seminal Genesis album Selling England By The Pound in its entirety.  Released in 1973, the album went to No. 3 in the UK charts and has been described as ‘the definitive Genesis album.’ It includes firm favourites such as Dancing with the Moonlit Knight, Firth of Fifth, Cinema Show and, of course, I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe). Other favourite classic Genesis tracks will also feature in the show.

2019 also marks the 40th anniversary of one of Steve’s most popular solo albums Spectral Mornings and Steve will rightly celebrate this milestone by performing masterpieces from the album.

Fans will also be treated to highlights from Steve’s new album, to be released in 2019.

Steve explains, “I’m thrilled to be performing the whole of my favourite Genesis album, SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND, which caught the attention of John Lennon in 1973. I felt that I was now playing guitar in the world’s best band, and everything was opening up for us…

Also I look forward to playing all the favourite songs from SPECTRAL MORNINGS, marking its anniversary, plus new album tasters, as well as additional Genesis gems in a terrific grand slam!”

UK Tour dates are as follows: –


Sat 02                   Aylesbury            Waterside

Sun 03                  Folkestone         Leas Cliff Hall

Tue 05                  Sheffield             City Hall

Wed 06                 Cambridge          Corn Exchange

Fri 08                    Leicester De Montfort Hall

Sat 09                   Cardiff                 St. David’s Hall

Mon 11                 Liverpool             Philharmonic

Tue 12                  Brighton Dome

Wed 13                 Portsmouth         Guildhall

Fri 15                    Salisbury             City Hall

Sat 16                   Reading Hexagon

Mon 18                 Birmingham        Symphony Hall

Tue 19                  York                     Barbican

Wed 20                 Bath                     Forum

Fri 22                    Halifax                 Victoria Theatre

Sat 23                  Gateshead           The Sage

Mon 25                 Edinburgh          Usher Hall

Tue 26                  Manchester        Bridgewater Hall

Wed 27                Southend            Cliffs Pavilion

Fri 29                    London                Hammersmith Eventim Apollo


Tickets available from and venue box offices.

Joining Steve on the tour are his regular musicians Roger King (keyboards), Jonas Reingold (bass), Gary O’Toole (drums/percussion), Rob Townsend (saxes/flutes) with Nad Sylvan on vocals.

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