Jackson Confirms Tour Will Include Trinity Cathedral
Is One Of Only Ten USA Markets On Summer Run
The Tour Is In Support Of The Critically Acclaimed Album
CLEVELAND (March 22, 2016) –Cathedral
Concerts, recognized by the Cleveland Plain Dealer as “one of the most unusual
(and diverse) endeavors to hit the city in some time,” is very proud to present
the incomparable Joe Jackson at the
gorgeous Trinity Cathedral on Saturday,
July 9 at 8:00 p.m.
songwriter Joe Jackson has confirmed this North American tour following a
sold-out 2015 tour and the release of “Fast Forward,” his first collection of
original songs in seven years, via Work Song/Caroline. In addition to
Cleveland, the other USA tour dates include stops in San Francisco, Boston, New
York City, San Diego, Phoenix and only four other markets. This will be Jackson’s first visit to
Cleveland in 11 years.
career-spanning shows will feature Jackson bringing out a full band which will
include longtime collaborator Graham Maby on bass, guitarist Teddy Kumpel
(Rickie Lee Jones, Feist), and drummer Doug Yowell (Suzanne Vega, Ari Hest).
conceived to be released as a series of EPs, Fast Forward was produced and arranged
by Jackson, and features four sets of four songs recorded in four different
cities - New York, New Orleans, Berlin and Amsterdam - each with a different
set of first-call supporting musicians. The results rank among the richest and
most rewarding music of his storied career.
Tickets go on sale at 10
a.m. ET this Friday, March 25. General
seating tickets are priced at $55.00 and VIP seating is $67.50. All tickets can be purchased at www.ticketweb.com, www.ticketmaster.com or at the Cathedral
Concerts box office (located at 23400 Mercantile Road, Suite #10, Beachwood,
Ohio 44122). Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at 1 (866) 468-3401.
Jackson is beyond amazing,” stated Denny Young, Elevation Group President and
Cathedral Concerts’ executive producer.
“He has been at the top of our wish list since we started the series and
his body of work speaks for itself.
Trinity will mark the smallest venue on his summer tour and we are
absolutely thrilled that his very limited run of dates includes
simply overwhelmed by the news of Joe Jackson coming to Trinity,” said The Very
Reverend, Tracey Lind. "Joe
Jackson's energy and spirit are a perfect match for Trinity Cathedral."
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and
the concert is set to begin at 8:00 p.m.
There will be no opening act.
Cleveland-based agency The
Elevation Group conceived, created and is producing
Cathedral Concerts. Cathedral Concerts has already staged sold-out
concerts featuring The Airborne Toxic Event, Red Wanting Blue and Academy Award
winner, Glen Hansard. Additionally, the
series has featured four Grammy Award winners including Bruce Hornsby, Marc
Cohn, The Blind Boys of Alabama and Mary Chapin Carpenter as well as several
other internationally-renowned musical acts.
About Cathedral Concerts
The Cathedral Concerts series
is being presented as a hip, unique and intimate musical experience
alternative, and events have been staged at Trinity Cathedral throughout 2015.
Schedule updates are announced on a monthly basis and the lineup has featured
national and international recording artists including Grammy Award, Academy
Award, Billboard Music Award and American Music Award winners.
Trinity Cathedral has
become the home to shows presented by some of the most creative and interesting
artists from a variety of musical genres. The Cathedral’s medieval
ambiance and limited capacity (500 seats) creates an unparalleled concert
experience in Cleveland.
About The Elevation Group
The Elevation Group is an
award-winning music production, sponsorship marketing and content company.
Formed in 2002 by former senior IMG executives Steve Lindecke and Denny Young,
Elevation comprises experts in sports, music, event planning and sponsorship.
Lindecke and Young are no
strangers to staging concerts and events in Northeastern Ohio. In 2014, the pair launched Cathedral
Concerts, a music series staged at Trinity Cathedral. In January, Elevation
announced LaureLive, Cleveland’s first multi-day, multi-stage, multi-act
contemporary music festival, scheduled for June 11-12, 2016 at Laurel School’s
Butler Campus. LaureLive will feature 32 bands from around the world performing
on four stages. Last week, Elevation rolled out its plans and partnership in
two venues located in Akron’s East End known as the Goodyear Theater and
Goodyear Hall. Lindecke has produced the
Cleveland Clinic’s Scott Hamilton & Friends skating & music events at
Quicken Loans Arena the past 16 years and for a period of 10 years, on behalf
of IMG, Young operated Cleveland’s largest annual event, the Cleveland Grand
Prix. Prior to his time at IMG, Young worked for legendary concert promotion
company, Belkin Productions, where he promoted hundreds of area concerts.
Posted on Tue, March 22, 2016
by Molly Barna