South African bluesman to open for Joe Satriani’s UK tour

Legendary American guitarist Joe Satriani is proud to announce that award-winning South African guitarist and singer-songwriter Dan Patlansky will be a special guest on his forthcoming Shockwave UK tour in November 2015.


The news follows the announcement of a special UK launch tour for Patlansky’s new album Dear Silence Thieves on 27 April at London’s The Borderline, followed by dates at Sheffield Greystones (28 April), York Fibbers (30 April) and Poole’s Mr Kyps (7 May).

To celebrate the upcoming album and supporting slot for Satriani, Patlansky recently launched the official music video for ‘Backbite’, the first single taken from Dear Silence Thieves. Watch the video for ‘Backbite’ bellow:
















The achievement comes on the back of Patlansky's other recent accomplishments. In December 2014, Dear Silence Thieves was voted #1 in Blues Rock Review’s Top 20 Blues Rock Albums of 2014 online poll. Earlier that year, Patlansky opened for Bruce Springsteen at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg in front of 64 000 people.

The dates for Joe Satriani's November 2015 UK Tour with special guest Dan Patlansky are as follows:

  • Manchester o2 Apollo – Sunday 1 November
  • Birmingham Symphony Hall – Monday 2 November
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall – Tuesday 3 November
  • Sheffield City Hall – Wednesday 4 November
  • Cardiff St. David’s Hall – Thursday 5 November
  • Southend Cliffs Pavilion – Saturday 7 November
  • Bristol Colston Hall – Sunday 8 November
  • Portsmouth Guildhall – Monday 9 November
  • London Eventim Hammersmith Apollo – Tuesday 10 November

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