John Wetton tours US with District 97 featuring music of King Crimson

John Wetton (Asia, UK, King Crimson) records and performs with rising talents District 97 featuring popular American Idol female finalist Leslie Hunt. Following a successful European tour in May, iconic vocalist John Wetton rejoins the rising prog rock talents in October for a USA tour.This is a special treat for fans of both new music and those of John Wetton. Selections from District 97 will be played along with songs from King Crimson -- many not performed live since the 70s.
 
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John Wetton With District 97
John Wetton With District 97
NEW YORK - Sept. 4, 2013 - PRLog -- Iconic vocalist John Wetton joins District 97 for a 2 week US tour featuring the music of King Crimson


John Wetton (Asia, UK, King Crimson) records and performs with rising talents District 97 featuring popular  American Idol female finalist Leslie Hunt.


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Following a successful European tour in May, iconic vocalist John Wetton (Asia, UK, King Crimson), rejoins rising talents District 97 (with American Idol favorite Leslie Hunt) in October for a USA tour.

John Wetton is considered one of the outstanding vocalists and songwriters of modern rock. He is one of the world's most popular musicians and responsible for some of the most memorable hits in rock and roll.

John has continually supported young rising talents throughout his career. He lends his vocals to new bands in recordings and live performances. He is one of the original celebrity instructors of the famous School of Rock. He has recorded a special track, " The Perfect Young Man," with District 97 for their sophomore release Trouble With Machines.John Wetton  is District 97's featured guest on their October tour of the USA. This tour follows a successful series of well-received dates in Europe in May.

This US tour is a special treat for fans of both new music and of John Wetton.  Selections from District 97 will be played along with a series of songs from King Crimson, many of which have not been performed live since the seventies.

John Wetton Explains:

"It goes without saying that I am very much looking forward to once more sharing the stage with District 97---the most exciting, explosive and musical band of its generation.  Audiences  can also enjoy a little of what blazed the trail 40 years ago in the same evening. How magical!"

Jonathan Schang, drummer and bandleader of District 97 adds:

"Touring Europe for the very first time was a thrill, but to have the opportunity to do so with John was an incredible honor.  We found out very quickly that not only was John as amazing a musician as his legacy suggests, but also an extremely fun and enjoyable person to spend time with on the road.  I'm very much looking forward to having that experience again, and bringing this presentation back home to the USA."

For a taste of the concert to come. 21st Century Schizoid Man performed by John Wetton and District 97.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJZu4Mylqis



Concert dates::

10/6-Shank Hall, Milwaukee, WI
10/7-Winchester Music Hall, Lakewood, OH
10/8-Jammin' Java, Vienna VA
10/9-Sellersville Theater, Sellersville, PA
10/10-The Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY
10/11-Regent Theater, Arlington, MA
10/12-Chameleon Club at Cara Irish Pub, Dover, NH
10/13-Roxy and Duke's Roadhouse, Dunellen, NJ
10/15-Iridium, New York City, New York
10/17-Reggie's Rock Club, Chicago, IL

*10/14-John Wetton with The Les Paul Trio, Iridium, New York City, New York

Please visit http://district97.net/shows for more details and ticket info.

For more information on John Wetton, please go to www.johnwetton.com

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