Steve Vai Announces Rescheduled Inviolate Tour; Set to Rock The Egg in November

ALBANYSteve Vai has postponed his planned tour of North America until the Fall.  The first U.S. leg of dates will now begin on Wednesday, September 28 in El Cajon, CA, and wrap the first week of December.  The itinerary will now feature performances in 52 markets as opposed to the initial plan of staging 54 shows.  All ticket and VIP purchases will be honored for the rescheduled date. A performance in Albany has been rescheduled for November 5th and will take place at The Egg.

Vai is a virtuoso guitarist, composer, and producer, considered by many as one of the greatest guitarists of all time. In over 40 years in the industry, Vai has sold over 15 million records, received three Grammy Awards, and recorded with music legends like Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth, Whitesnake, and many more. 

Approximately one year ago, Vai underwent shoulder surgery to repair an injury.  That procedure was successful, enabling him to record the upcoming studio album release of Inviolate (Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group).  In preparing for the tour, it became clear that a new injury emerged that requires another surgery prohibiting the tour to be staged as announced.

Vai shares, “I’m gutted that we have to move this tour, but I also know it’s in the best interests for us and the fans that we do.”


A full list of current tour dates can be found by clicking the following link.

To purchase tickets for the upcoming show at The Egg on November 5th, click here.

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