April 21, 2017, 7.30pm
Lucerna Music Bar
A celebration of Adrian Belew’s massive body of work past, present, and future. Adrian is touring with his Power Trio: Julie Slick on bass and drummer Tobias Ralph, both powerful, virtuoso musicians. Belew will introduce his new musical listening concept called FLUX: “never the same twice”.
Adrian Belew is a legendary guitarist well-known for his diverse travels around the musical map. He is a multi-instrumentalist whose solo records are critically acclaimed. His first appeared on the guitar-world radar when he toured with Frank Zappa who later said, “Adrian reinvented electric guitar”. Belew’s signature tones, unique use of effects and whammy bar remains completely different, and his techniques continue to be a huge influence on today’s guitarists. He was singer, guitarist, songwriter, frontman for Progressive Rock band King Crimson for over 30 years. Discipline, Adrian’s first record with King Crimson, is listed among the most important rock records ever made. Adrian Belew has taken his fans on a wild ride through countless world tours and albums with David Bowie, Talking Heads, Laurie, Anderson, and Paul Simon.