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Joe Satriani - Unstoppable Momentum’s 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum, has earned the multi-Grammy nominated guitarist his highest chart debut in over 20 years.  The album debuts today on the Billboard Top 200 chart at # 42.  The first single, “A Door Into Summer,” debuts at # 8 on the Mediabase Classic Rock airplay chart.

Satriani now embarks on a much anticipated world tour, kicking off May 18 in Istanbul, Turkey. U.S. dates will begin on August 29th in San Diego, CA, before winding its way back to the west coast, concluding with a show on October 26 in Oakland, CA.  Joining Satriani on the road are veteran band mate Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa, Steve Vai) on keyboards, along with a new rhythm-section, featuring bassist Bryan Beller (Dethklok, Dweezil Zappa) and drummer Marco Minnemann (Adrian Belew, Steve Wilson).

For two decades, Satriani has traveled the world, playing to sold-out crowds as both a headliner and as founder of the all-star “G3” guitar extravaganza.  His studio and live recordings have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide to date and of his many solo albums, two have gone platinum and four others went gold, with 15 Grammy nominations between them.  His side project, Chickenfoot, featuring former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar, former bassist Michael Anthony, and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith saw their debut album certified gold and their second studio album debuted at #9.

’s U.S. Tour Itinerary (* featuring Steve Morse Band as support thru September):

August 29             Balboa Theatre                       San Diego, CA *

August 30             Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort  Las Vegas, NV *

August 31             Orpheum Theatre                    Los Angeles, CA *

September 1        Talking Stick Resort Ballroom       Scottsdale, AZ *

September 2        Kiva Auditorium                         Albuquerque, NM *

September 4        Historic Paramount Theatre          Denver, CO *

September 5        Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center   Midland, TX *

September 6        Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie     Grand Prairie, TX *

September 7        House of Blues                            Houston, TX *

September 8        Austin City Limits – Moody Theatre  Austin, TX *

September 11      Ruth Eckerd Hall                         Clearwater, FL *

September 13      Hard Rock Live                           Orlando, FL *

September 25      Warner Theatre                          Washington, DC *

September 26      Beacon Theatre                          New York, NY *

September 27      Orpheum Theatre                        Boston, MA*

September 28      Tower Theatre                            Upper Darby, PA *

October 21           The Fox Theater                        Spokane, WA

October 22           Paramount Theatre                    Seattle, WA

October 23           Historic Elsinore Theatre             Salem, OR

October 25           Vina Robles Amphitheatre            Paso Robles, CA

October 26           Fox Theater                              Oakland, CA

More dates TBA

Go to satriani.com for individual markets on-sale and ticket information.

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