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For

immediate release:

June 3, 2013

JOE SATRIANI UNSTOPPABLE MOMENTUM TOUR


TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 7 AT 10:00am
TICKETS FOR QUEBEC CITY ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 7 AT 9:00am TICKETS FOR HALIFAX & KITCHENER ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 7 AT 12:00pm TICKETS FOR MONTREAL ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 14 AT 10:00am

Vancouver, BC/New York, NY ~ Paul Mercs Concerts and Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants LLC are pleased to present the first cross-Canada tour for multiple Grammy Award nominee, Joe Satriani: October 4 Moncton, NB The Centre at Casino New Brunswick October 5 Halifax, NS Rebecca Cohn Auditorium October 7 Qubec City, QC Le Thtre Capitole October 8 Ottawa, ON National Arts Centre October 9 Montreal, QC Thtre St-Denis October 10 Kitchener, ON Centre In The Square October 11 Toronto, ON Massey Hall October 14 Winnipeg, MB Burton Cummings Theatre October 15 Saskatoon, SK TCU Place October 16 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium October 17 Calgary, AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium October 19 Vancouver, BC The Vogue Theatre Joe Satriani is a rock guitar superstar with thirteen landmark solo studio recordings that have changed the landscape of six-string-oriented music. His latest effort, Unstoppable Momentum, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart at #42, making this Satrianis highest chart debut in over twenty years. Satch nails it on 14th solo sweep! Classic Rock If you have ever admired the work of Joe Satriani in the past then this is the album you cannot afford to miss, whilst if you are new to this unassailable master of his craft then this is the perfect introduction it is glorious. Sonic Abuse UK To celebrate the release of his 14th solo studio album, Satriani is set to embark on a much anticipated world tour, which will include a Canadian leg in the Fall of 2013. Joining him on the

road is 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 ten million copies worldwide and of his many solo albums, two have been certified platinum and four have been certified gold. 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 reach gold status and their second album debut at #9. Tickets for the Moncton show are available online at www.casinonb.ca, by phone at 1.866.943.8849, or in person at Casino New Brunswick Gift Shop. Tickets for the Halifax show are available online at www.kil-dacweb-3.cohn.dal.ca/online, by phone at 902.494.3820 or 1.800.874.1669, or in person at the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office (6101 University Avenue). Tickets for the Qubec City show are available online at www.lecapitole.com, by phone at 418.694.4444 or 1.800.261.9903, or in person at the Box Office. Tickets for the Ottawa show are available online at www.nac-cna.ca, by phone at 1.888.991.2787, or in person at the NAC Box Office. Tickets for the Montreal show are available online at www.theatrestdenis.com, by phone at 514.849.4211, or in person at the Box Office (1594 St-Denis Street). Tickets for the Kitchener show are available online at www.centreinthesquare.com, by phone at 519.578.1570 or 1.800.265.8977, or in person at the Box Office (101 Queen Street N). Tickets for the Toronto show are available online at www.masseyhall.com, by phone at 416.872.4255, or in person at Roy Thomson Hall. Tickets for the Winnipeg show are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets for the Saskatoon show are available online at www.tcutickets.ca, by phone at 306.975.7799 or 1.888.639.7770, or in person at TCU Place (35 22nd Street E Saskatoon). Tickets for the Edmonton show are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets for the Calgary show are available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets for the Vancouver show are available online at www.northerntickets.com, by phone at 604.569.1144, or in person at the Northern Tickets Office (918 Granville Street). For more information on Joe Satriani, please visit www.satriani.com.

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About Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants: Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants LLC is a New York City based multi-faceted entertainment company led by industry leaders John Scher and Al Cafaro. Its live entertainment division, run by Senior Producer, Ian Noble, is one of the most respected independent concert promoters in the U.S. In addition to being a preeminent presenter of world class rock and pop live entertainment, Metropolitan produced the triumphant Lizas at The Palace, a limited engagement Broadway theatre run starring Liza Minnelli. The show earned a Tony Award in 2009 for Best Special Theatrical Event. An artist management division and independent record label are also under the Metropolitan umbrella. www.metropolitanpresents.com About Paul Mercs Concerts: Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada- wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Bill Cosby, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com