Newton, NJ – The Newton Theatre proudly presents Steve Hackett, former lead guitarist of Genesis, on Sunday, November 15th at 8:00 pm. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 3rd at 11:00 am.
In celebration of his new album WOLFLIGHT released in April 2015, and the 40th anniversary of the release of his first solo album VOYAGE OF THE ACOLYTE, Steve brings to us a unique show of both solo and Genesis classics. Along with the superb pieces such as Ace of Wands and Spectral Mornings and a selection from WOLFLIGHT, Steve will conclude his two and a half hour show with yet more Genesis material that was not part of his previous Genesis Classics shows. Epic songs like Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, The Cinema Show, Can-Utility, Hairless Heart and The Musical Box will be part of this spectacular tour. It will be for many, the Total Experience, spanning Steve’s prolific output from early Genesis days to today.
Playing with Steve will be musicians Roger King, keyboards; Gary O’Toole, drums & percussion; Rob Townsend, saxes and flutes, Roine Stolt, bass & guitars and Nad Sylvan on vocals.
Steve Hackett has released more than thirty solo albums in addition to the seven he did with Genesis, as well as his work with the super group GTR together with Steve Howe of YES. A productive but always quality oriented musician and producer, Steve Hackett is not one to miss under any circumstances.
Tickets for Steve Hackett range from $69.00 to $79.00. Purchase tickets by visiting www.thenewtontheatre.com or contact the Box Office at 973-383-3700.
The historic Newton Theatre, located at 234 Spring Street in Newton, NJ, was founded in 1924. Revitalized and fully renovated, Sussex County’s premier entertainment venue reopened in 2011 as a 605 seat capacity live performing arts center. With it’s rich history and diverse programming The Newton Theatre is essential to the buoyancy of New Jersey’s Skylands region. More information about The Newton Theatre may be found by calling 973-383-3700 or by visiting its website at www.TheNewtonTheatre.com.