Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett has announced dates for his “Genesis Revisited – Foxtrot at Fifty + Hackett Highlights” tour for 2022.
The tour will mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary Genesis album Foxtrot. The album was critically acclaimed and became the first Genesis album to make the U.K. album charts.
The trek is set to kick off on September 9 in Swansea and conclude on October 12 at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo in London. Tickets go on general sale at 10 am on Friday, December 10.
“I think ‘Foxtrot’ was a terrific achievement for Genesis at that time. I think there is not one weak track on the album, they all have their strong points and I’m really looking forward to doing the whole album live,” Hackett said in a statement.
“We were a young, struggling band at that time. By the time we were doing ‘Foxtrot’ the band was becoming more ambitious. ‘Foxtrot’ is a must for fans of the early Genesis work,” he added. “Fifty years ago? It doesn’t feel like those ideas are fifty years old because it was-genre defining, rather than following trends. It still sounds current, now.”
Sep 9: Swansea Arena
Sep 10: Cardiff St. David’s Hall
Sep 11: Cambridge Corn Exchange
Sep 13: Aylesbury Waterside
Sep 14: Torquay Princess Theatre
Sep 16: Portsmouth Guildhall
Sep 17: Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
Sep 18: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Sep 20: Hull City Hall
Sep 22: Gateshead Sage
Sep 23: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Sep 24: York Barbican
Sep 26: Buxton Opera House
Sep 27: Grimsby Auditorium
Sep 28: Northampton Derngate
Sep 30: Sheffield City Hall
Oct 1: Manchester O2 Apollo
Oct 3: Southend Cliffs Pavillion
Oct 4: Ipswich Regent Theatre
Oct 5: Bath Forum
Oct 7: Leicester De Montfort Hall
Oct 8: Liverpool Philharmonic
Oct 9: Brighton Brighton Centre
Oct 11: Bournemouth Pavilion
Oct 12: London Eventim Apollo
(Photo: Michael Aarons)
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