Rick Wakeman Announces Piano Portraits Tour

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Prog rock legend Rick Wakeman (Yes, Strawbs, Anderson Rabin Wakeman) has announced that he will be embarking on a UK tour this spring in support of his "Piano Portraits" album.

The album, which was released last month and was Wakeman's 100th solo record, features his re-interpretation of fifteen iconic songs including "Amazing Grace", David Bowie's "Space Oddity", Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To Heaven," The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby", and Cat Steven's "Morning Has Broken".

Rick will be launching the 10 concert trek on May 25th at the Apex Theatre in Bury St Edmunds and will visit Bexhill, Buxton, Basingstoke, Leicester, London, Birmingham and Manchester before wrapping up with a two night stand at the Stables in Milton Keynes on July 5th and 6th.

The Rick Wakeman Music Facebook page states: "The show will include at least eight of the pieces from the top 10 album, plus other musical surprises, and all will be interspersed with hilarious anecdotes from this well-known and accomplished raconteur."

Rick Wakeman's Piano Portraits Tour Dates:
May 25- Apex Theatre - Bury St Edmunds
June 03 - De La Warr Pavilion - Bexhill
June 08 - Opera House - Buxton
June 10 - The Anvil - Basingstoke
June 17 - De Montfort Hall - Leicester
June 22 - Cadogan Hall - London
June 24 - Town Hall - Birmingham
June 25 - Royal College of Music - Manchester
July 05 - Stables Theatre - Wavendon, Milton Keynes
July 06 - Stables Theatre - Wavendon, Milton Keynes

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