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Posted on Aug 06, 2014 12:11 pm
King Crimson mastermind Robert Fripp has expressed hope to finally find some joy on the road with the band's latest incarnation, explaining how he never felt joyful while touring for over four decades.
"My professional life has been so devoid of joy," the guitarist told Uncut. "Satisfaction - yes. Bits of nice happiness on the way - yes. An education - constantly. But a joyful undertaking? No. I haven't actually enjoyed touring to date. I hope this tour will provide a new direction in my life of playing music."
As reported, King Crimson have reunited last year, featuring a lineup consisting of Porcupine Tree drummer Gavin Harrison, second drummer Bill Rieflin of R.E.M., virtuoso bassist Tony Levin, third drummer Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins on saxophone, multi-instrumentalist Jakko Jakszyk and Fripp on the six-string.
The band has additionally unveiled a fresh piece of music, as well as a string of US tour dates. More details below.
09/09-10 -Albany, NY - The Egg 09/12-13 - Philadelphia, PA - Verizon Hall 09/15-16 - Boston, MA - Colonial Theatre 09/18-20 New York, NY - Best Buy 09/23 - Madison, WI - Barrymore Theatre 09/25-26 Chicago, IL - The Vic Theatre 09/30-10/01 - Los Angeles, CA - Orpheum Theatre 10/03-04 - San Francisco, CA - The Warfield 10/06 - Seattle, WA - Moore Theater