This fall, brilliant and bizarre guitarist Buckethead will be heading out on tour. The ex-Guns N’ Roses member will play shows in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Oregon and Seattle, Wash.’s own The Showbox beginning in September. As reported by Jam Base on Aug. 2, the genre blending musician will be hitting the road alongside bassist Dan Monti and Primus drummer Brian “Brain” Mantia.
Since beginning his career in the late 80s, the man born Brian Patrick Carroll has released nearly 300 albums to date. Although primarily known for his guitar playing, Buckethead is actually a talented multi-instrumentalist who is more than proficient in the bass, banjo and piano. He is also a recording artist with a wide range of musical interests, having incorporated metal, J-pop, funk, industrial, blues, ambient and experimental rock influences into his signature sound.
A long-time underground act, Buckethead’s broke into the mainstream when he was recruited to be the new guitarist for Guns N’ Roses in 2000. Although he was only with the group for four years, Buckethead did help bring the group’s 15 years in the making sixth album Chinese Democracy into existence.
Buckethead’s upcoming tour dates.
Sept. 21 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep
Sept. 22 - Fort Collins, CO - Aggie Theatre
Sept. 23 - Englewood, CO - Gothic Theatre (Click here to get tickets)
Sept. 24 - Aspen, CO - Belly Up Aspen
Sept. 26 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
Sept. 28 - Boise, ID - Egyptian Theater
Sept. 30 - Spokane, WA - Bing Crosby Theatre
Oct. 1 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox (Click here to get tickets)
Oct. 3 - Portland, OR - Revolution Hall
Oct. 4 - Bend, OR - Tower Theatre
Oct. 5 - Eugene, OR - WOW Hall