Smith / Kotzen announce debut UK tour

Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen will play their first ever live shows in the UK together, on a whistle-stop headline tour in February & March 2022 including a date at Planet Rock, Winter’s End. The full list of dates is:

  • Sun Feb 27 Manchester – Club Academy
  • Mon Feb 28 Leeds – Brudenell Social Club
  • Wed Mar 02 Glasgow – Garage
  • Thu Mar 03 Wolverhampton – KK’s Steel Mill
  • Sat Mar 05 Leamington Spa – Winter’s End
  • Mon Mar 07 Bristol – Fleece
  • Tue Mar 08 London – Islington Assembly Hall

Support on all own-show dates comes from The Dust Coda.

Tickets go on sale Thursday 16 December at 10am through MyTicket.

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Adrian comments, “It’s always been our intention to take these songs on the road and give them a good kicking about. We’re delighted that we’ve been able to set up this tour around a very hectic 2022 schedule and we both can’t wait to finally get out there and play live.”

Richie adds, “We’re excited that we can take Smith/Kotzen to the next level and bring our music to the stage. We’re still figuring out which musicians we’ll be bringing with us to deliver the songs in the way we’ve always envisaged to give fans a dynamic live experience. We’re really looking forward to this tour and we’re planning to have a lot of fun!”

Smith/Kotzen’s eponymous debut album S/K was released globally through BMG in March 2021 to media and fan acclaim, charting in the UK Top 20 and also major markets such as Germany, Japan, US and Canada. A follow up EP Better Days featuring four new tracks was released on November 26th in conjunction with International Record Store Day’s Black Friday event.

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