I mentioned a few days back that I had lots of new things in the works for 2017, and here’s the first! The Black Jacket Symphony is a band based in Birmingham, Alabama that specializes in performing classic albums in their entirety. To name a few, they have recently performed Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side Of The Moon,” Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours,” David Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust”, and The Beatles’ “Abbey Road.” The band is composed of a core of incredible musicians, and hires out a specialized lead singer for each tour.
Last April, they reached out to me — out of the blue — and asked if I’d be interested in fronting their upcoming “A Night At The Opera” tour. Well, if I specialize in anything, it’s performing “A Night At The Opera!” So, it’s with great pleasure that I’m announcing that for the next three months, you can catch me doing that thing I do with The Black Jacket Symphony on this limited run tour in the Southeastern USA.
For those of you here in the South chomping at the bit to see The Queen Extravaganza again, this should provide a wonderful little respite from the long wait, while we get ready for our North American return in the near future! Should be a fantastic show, so check out www.blackjacketsymphony.com for details, and to see some of the stuff they’ve done in the past.
Here is the full list of where the tour will be playing:
Jan 13 - Bama Theatre - Tuscaloosa, AL
Jan 14 - Charleston Music Hall - Charleston, SC
Jan 27 - Lexington Opera House - Lexington, KY
Jan 28 - Paramount Bristol - Bristol, TN
Feb 3 - Tennessee Theatre - Knoxville, TN
Feb 18 - Montgomery Performing Arts Center - Montgomery, AL
Feb 23 - Tivoli Theatre - Chattanooga, TN
Feb 24 - Tivoli Theatre - Chattanooga, TN
Feb 25 - Von Braun Center Concert Hall - Huntsville, AL (5pm show)
Feb 25 - Von Braun Center Concert Hall - Huntsville, AL (9pm show)
Mar 3 -The Alabama Theatre - Birmingham, AL
Mar 4 - Saenger Theatre - Mobile, AL
Mar 10 - Historic Talladega Ritz Theatre - Talladega, AL
Mar 11 - Historic Talladega Ritz Theatre - Talladega, AL
You can go to MarcMartelMusic.com or BlackJacketSymphony.com for more info and to buy tickets!