LIVE: Peter Gabriel & the New Blood Orchestra @ SPAC, 6/27/11

July 7th, 2011, 12:00 pm by Greg

Yes, I had my reservations going into the concert. The visionary Peter Gabriel succumbing to one of the hoariest over-the-hill classic rock tricks – playing with an orchestra? Really? Call me a cynical old rock critic, but I feared that things might go woefully wrong.

Fortunately, I’m thrilled to report that I was wrong. Dead wrong.

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New Concert Announcement for SPAC!

March 22nd, 2011, 2:20 pm by Greg

Peter Gabriel

There hasn’t been any official announcement from Live Nation yet, but Peter Gabriel is slated to make a tour stop at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, according to his website.

Gabriel is playing just a handful of concert dates in the U.S., but one of them is scheduled for SPAC on Monday, June 27.

Gabriel is touring with the New Blood Orchestra, proudly proclaiming “no drums, no guitars.” He will be re-visiting his back catalog of hits – from “Red Rain” to “San Jacinto,” from “Digging in the Dirt” to “Don’t Give Up” – with an orchestral spin.

There are no detail yet regarding ticket prices or on-sale date. Stay tuned…

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