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(LOS ANGELES, CA – November 22, 2010) – Multiple Grammy nominated guitarist, Joe Satriani, will be appearing on The Tonight Show on Monday, November 29th where he will be joining Rickey Minor and The Tonight Show band throughout the entire show. Along with the band, Satriani will be performing some of his signature songs as well as some favorite rock tunes.

After releasing his 14th studio album, Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards, on October 5, 2010, Satriani embarked on a world tour. Kicking off October 16 in Dublin, Ireland, the tour continued on with sold-out dates in London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Moscow and many more. The Birmingham Post exclaimed: The mystical twist applied to his bluesy, rock precision is what makes Joe and his shows so unique. The encore and crowd interaction ended the night with a standing ovation and a more than satisfied audience. If given the opportunity this is an artist not to be missed”. The European leg of the tour wrapped up on November 22nd in Lisbon, Portugal. North American dates begin on December 1 in Atlanta, with scheduled dates in Chicago, New York, and Boston. The second leg of the Satriani’s Black Swans . . . tour will begin on January 4, 2011 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with dates confirmed in Seattle, Portland, the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

In other exciting Satriani news, music sensation Nicki Minaj recently sampled the classic Satriani song, “Always With Me, Always With You” within her new release, “Right Through Me” from her Pink Friday debut album, released today. “Always With Me, Always With You” originally appeared on Satriani’s platinum-selling album, Surfing With The Alien. Regarding the sample, Satriani says; “What a trip to hear my song in Nicki’s hands. She’s amazing…”

In addition to the Minaj release, that classic Satriani song can also be found on the newly released, Sony Legacy compilation, Essential Joe Satriani, released on October 26, 2010. Featuring songs culminated from 13 albums – starting with 1986’s Not of This Earth and forward to 2008’s Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock – this album contains a multitude of classic Satriani tunes and even a few surprises!

Out on the road, Joe will be joined by veteran Satriani bandmate, Jeff Campitelli on drums, and newcomers, keyboardist Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa, Steve Vai) and bassist Allen Whitman (Mermen), all of whom recorded with Joe on this album. The tour features state of the art video screens which feature the brand new custom video for first single, “Light Years Away.” You can check the video out in advance:

In 2009, Satriani joined with former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar, former bassist Michael Anthony, and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith, to form the stand-out rock collaboration, Chickenfoot. After a highly successful U.S. tour, their self-titled debut album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America with over 500,000 in album shipments.

Over the last two decades, Satriani has traveled the world, playing to sold-out crowds as both a headliner and as founder of the all-star “G3” guitar extravaganza. Of his many solo albums, two have gone platinum and four others went gold, with 15 Grammy nominations between them.


JOE SATRIANI – Tour Itinerary (First Leg)

December 1 Center Stage Atlanta, GA
December 2 Pompano Beach Amphitheatre Pompano Beach, FL
December 3 House of Blues Lake Buena Vista, FL
December 4 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
December 6 The Palace Theatre Greensburg, PA
December 7 Aronoff Center for the Arts Cincinnati, OH
December 8 Massey Hall Toronto, Ontario
December 9 House of Blues Boston, MA
December 10 Tower Theatre Upper Darby, PA
December 12 Metropolis Montreal, Quebec
December 13 Nokia Theatre New York, NY
December 14 Nokia Theatre New York, NY
December 15 The Music Center @ Strathmore North Bethesda, MD
December 16 Fillmore Detroit Detroit, MI
December 17 House of Blues Cleveland, OH
December 19 Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL
December 20 Uptown Theater Kansas City, MO
December 21 Historic Paramount Theatre Denver, CO

Tour Itinerary (Second Leg)

January 4 Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Edmonton, AB
January 5 Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Calgary, AB
January 6 Kelowna Community Theatre Kelowna, BC
January 7 Queen Elizabeth Theatre Vancouver, BC
January 8 Snoqualmie Ballroom Snoqualmie, WA
January 9 Bing Crosby Theatre Spokane, WA
January 11 Roseland Portland, OR
January 13 Fox Theater Oakland, CA
January 14 Grand Sierra Theatre Reno, NV
January 15 House Of Blues Las Vegas, NV
January 16 Orpheum Theatre Los Angeles, CA
January 18 Granada Theater Dallas, TX
January 19 Paramount Theatre Austin, TX
January 20 House of Blues Houston, TX