ANNOUNCED: John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension
October will herald the much-anticipated return to Australian soil of pioneering virtuoso guitarist John McLaughlin, for headline performances in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane, together with a previously announced appearance at Melbourne Festival.
These dates mark McLaughlin’s first headline shows in Australia in nearly 25 years, having not toured with his own band since 1991. McLaughlin was last here for five shows with Chick Corea as part of their Five Peace Band project in 2009.
As a musician, composer and bandleader, John McLaughlin’s contribution to contemporary improvisational music is undeniable.
From his work with Miles Davis during the legendary “Bitches Brew” and “Jack Johnson” sessions, then with Mahavishnu Orchestra, with Shakti and now with his current band, The 4th Dimension, McLaughlin’s work has obliterated the boundaries dividing jazz, rock and global musical traditions.
Now, John McLaughlin is prepared to break through yet again, with what he feels is his most personal statement to date: Black Light, due for release this spring.
Telstra Thanks pre-sale for Telstra customers opens 10am Monday August 10. For more information on how to purchase, visit: telstra.com/music.
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Tickets will go on sale at 10am Monday August 17.