Alastair sits in with Walter Trout

 

Blues Rock legend Walter Trout invited Alastair onstage to perform his song 'Gonna Hurt Like Hell" off of Walter's #1 Billboard album, 'We're All In This Together" at the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas, NV on September 7th, 2017. Check out the YouTube video of the performance below.

 

Guitar Player Magazine premieres Dream Train music video

NEW ALASTAIR GREENE RECORD!

Carson Valley Inn & Casino 33rd Birthday Celebration

 

Alastair Greene, Maxx Cabello Jr, and Buddy and Kim Emmer will be performing at the Carson Valley Inn & Casino on Saturday, August 5th. Tickets and info at: carsonsvalleyinn.com

 

Fueled By Love - Concert For Robinson

 

Alastair will be joining other artists in a tribute to dear friend and record producer, Robinson Eikenberry at The Lobero Theater on Sunday, July 30th. 

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Robinson Eikenberry

 

The Santa Barbara music community sustained an incalculable loss with the recent passing of Robinson Eikenberry. Robinson was not only one of the most gifted studio engineers I've ever met, but he was also in many ways just as much a guru, therapist, and healer. Robinson was an integral part of so many seminal recordings and a central figure in our music scene. 

On a personal note, he engineered, mixed, and co-produced my very first solo CD, A Little Wiser, as well as serving those same rolls and a variety of others on subsequent records. He was very behind the scenes and opted for a life in the studio with those that truly needed the safe space he provided for a deeper, cathartic recording experience, as opposed to pursuing more commercial ventures, which he undoubtedly would have been just as successful at. 

One of the songs Robinson and I recorded for my ‘Through The Rain’ record is an instrumental song of mine called ‘Dearly Departed’. I wrote it as a tribute to our loved ones that have passed on. I would never have thought that one day it would take on a whole new meaning now that he is gone.

Listen Here-> Dearly Departed

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I bid farewell to Robinson, whom I owe an enormous debt of gratitude for putting my life on the right track musically and spiritually. Thank you Rob Rob, much love, and I'll see you on the other side. -Alastair 


Alastair Greene Band at Lil' Easy in San Jose, CA

 

The Alastair Greene Band will be playing the 5th Annual Lil Easy Back Yard Party at The Poor House Bistro in San Jose on Friday, September 17th. Other artists include The Delgado Brothers, Danielle Nicole, Mighty Mike Schermer, Junior Watson, Kid Andersen, Little Charlie Baty and more! 

Tickets and info at: poorhousebistro.com


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AG at Chicago Blues Festival video

 

Check out this video of AG performing the song 'Last Train Around The Sun' at the Chicago Blues Festival June 10th, 2017 with Nick Fane on bass and Patrick Seals on drums!

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Alastair at Chicago Blues Festival

 

Alastair will be performing at the Chicago Blues Festival Saturday, June 10th at 1:30pm at the Windy City Blues Society stage.

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Blues Music Awards week 2017

 

Catch Alastair in Memphis for the Blues Music Awards! 

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WED MAY 10th - BRATGIRLMEDIA PRESENTS: 
ALBERT CASTIGLIA’S Blues Party On Beale
Rum Boogie Cafe 9pm - Late 

THURS MAY 11th - BLUES MUSIC AWARDS SCHMOOZE FEST 

FRI MAY 12th - CLARKSDALE HOUSE PART
(AG Backing Heather Crosse) Clarksdale Soundstage 6pm

FRI MAY 12th - PLAY IT FORWARD BENEFIT
(AG Backing Lara Price) Hard Rock Cafe 10pm

FRI MAY 12 - BOB MARGOLIN PRESENTS: 
VizzTone Label Group - BratGirlmedia 10th Anniversary Party
Rum Boogie Cafe - Time TBA

alastairgreene.com /  blues.org

Music News From Alastair

 

"It’s been an amazing 7 year journey touring with the Alan Parsons Live Project. I’ve gotten to see much of the world because of this thing called a guitar and a generous man named Alan Parsons. I’d like to thank Alan for taking a chance on a local, freewheeling Blues Rock kid and giving him the opportunity to hold down the guitar chair in his band for so many years. 

 

Much thought and consideration has gone into my decision to leave the band and focus now on my solo career and other musical adventures. My love and appreciation goes out to Alan and his organization for so many great memories. To the fans of the Alan Parsons Project and Alan Parsons’ solo work who packed theaters, arenas, and festivals around the world,...THANK YOU for your love and support!"

-AG

 

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Alastair's Big Blues Birthday Blowout

 

Join Alastair and his band at Discovery - Ventura for his Big Blues Birthday Blowout on April 21st! Joining Alastair will be non other than Blues legend Debbie Davies! Doors are at 6:30pm music starts at 7:30pm, Get your advance tickets now at discoveryventura.com 

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Debbie Davies to appear on new record!

 

We are thrilled to announce that Blues guitar great Debbie Davies is now a special guest on the upcoming new release from the Alastair Greene Band! The album is now mixed, mastered, and art work is underway. Stay tuned for more details! 

 

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Alastair Greene Band joins Piedmont Talent

 

We are pleased to announce the Alastair Greene Band has joined the Piedmont Talent Agency for world wide booking. Please visit piedmonttalent.com to book the AGB at your next festival or event! 

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Alan Parsons New Zealand Tour

 

Alastair just returned from a very successful tour of New Zealand with Alan Parsons. The other bands on the bill were the legendary Australian band, Icehouse as well as the amazing vocalist, Bonnie Tyler. Each show of the 3 shows were attended by 15,000 concert goers and were sold out! Head over to alanparsonsmusic.com for upcoming AP tour dates.

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Listen to AG on Guitar Speak Podcast

Guitar Radio Show podcast interview

 

Head over to guitarradioshow.com to listen to a podcast interview with Alastair on all things guitar. Gear, gigs, touring, recording, and more!

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Now and Again available for download!

 

We are happy to announce the digital release of ALASTAIR GREENE BAND Now and Again. This was originally released as a CD  in January 2013 that was only available at shows. The 15 song record includes previously released and previously unreleased tracks spanning the years 2001 to 2012. The record features special guests Mitch Kashmar, Franck Goldwasser and more. 

 

You can download this 15 song record for $9.99 through CD Baby today! 

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Now and Again - Track Listing 

1) Ramblin' Mind (previously unreleased version)

2) Wait On Time (previously unreleased) 

3) Chicken For Bruno (previously unreleased) 

4) T'other Way

5) Look Out Baby

6) Drunk Again 

7) San-Ho-Zay (previously unreleased) 

8) Walking In Circles 

9) Say What Your Want

10) Backstabbed (previously unreleased) 

11) Jody's Back On The Scene 

12) Beginning To Wonder (Live)

13) Get My Wings

14) The Long Way Home

15) 3 Bullets

AG & Friends end of 2016 Big Blues Bash!

 

Alastair Greene and Friends are sending 2016 out with a Big Blues Bash at The Hong Kong Inn in Ventura, CA. Friday, December 30th at 8pm. Special guests to include Debbie Davies and RJ Mischo. Tickets and more information at hihatentertainment.com

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Survivorman to join AGB for SoCal shows

 

Les Stroud from the hit television series Survivorman will be joining the Alastair Greene Band for 3 shows in Southern California. Les and Alastair met in Florida in 2014 when Alastair was subbing on guitar with Starship festering Mickey Thomas

Check out the Alastair Greene Band / Survivorman Blues Experience!

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Alastair featured in Guitar Magazine

 

Alastair is featured in an article commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Alan Parsons Project debut album, Tales of Mystery and Imagination, in the August 2016 issue of Guitar Magazine in Germany. Included is a CD with recorded playing examples as well as transcriptions of the songs as played by Alastair. More info at guitar.de

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Last Alan Parsons Tour Dates of 2016

 

You can find Alastair on tour with Alan Parsons during the month of November in the United States for the last remaining AP tour dates of 2016. Head over to alanparsons.com for more info.

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Nov 04 Performing Arts Center - Thousand Oaks, CA

Nov 05 Garfield Theater - La Jolla, CA 

Nov 10 Powers Auditorium - Youngstown, OH

Nov 12 Belterra Casino - Florence, IN 

Nov 17 The Paramount Theater - Austin, TX 

Nov 18 Majestic Theater - Dallas, TX 8pm 

Nov 19 Chevrolet Center - Midwest City, OK 

Big Blues Bender recap

 

Alastair just got back from the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas.  The Alastair Greene Band played 2 great shows and AG also served as the "guitar dude" for several pro-jams as well as the HART Fund benefit show on Wednesday before the official start of the event. The Pro-Jams were lead by sax-man Jimmy Carpenter. The back up band was called the Bender Brass Band and included monster players from all over the country and different parts of the Blues genre. Alastair backed up the legendary Bobby Rush on a couple different occasions. By the look of it, Bobby was pleased. 

Bobby Rush 

Here is a rundown of Alastair's Big Blues Bender schedule:

Wednesday Sept 7th:  Hart Benefit with the Bender Brass Band - 
The Bender Bass Band is - HORNS Jimmy Carpenter, Mark Early and Doug Woolverton (Roomful of Blues), Randy Oxford, Deanna Bogart (sax and keyboards), DRUMS - Michael Leasure (Walter Trout Band), BASS - Russell Jackson (B.B. King Band), and GUITAR - Alastair Greene.
GUESTS - Bobby Rush, Brandon Santini, Annika Chambers, Bob Margolin, Bob Corritore, Teresa James, Mike Zito

Thursday Sept 8th: Pro-Jam w Bender Brass
GUESTS - Bobby Rush, Anne Harris, Victor Wainwright, Annika Chambers

Friday Sept 9th:  Lounge Stage 10pm - Alastair Greene Band with guests Bob Margolin, Bob Corritore, Anne Harris

Saturday Sept 10th: Pool Stage 11am - Alastair Greene Band 

Saturday Sept 10th: Pro-Jam w Bender Brass
GUESTS - Deanna Bogart, Mike Zito 

Sunday Sept 11th: Tab Benoit Swampland Jam
AG on guitar for 2 songs with Mr Sipp, Bob Margolin, Bob Corritore, Terri Odabi, Leon Blue, and the Bender Brass

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Big Blues Bender benefit for the HART Fund

 

Alastair has been added to the star-studded special guest line-up for the Big Blues Bender benefit for the HART Fund. The HART Fund raises money for Blues musicians and their families in financial need due to a broad range of health concerns. Come to the show and support a great cause!

Bender Hart Benefit

Alastair Greene Band back to the Bay Area

Alastair Greene Band to open for Walter Trout and Janiva Magness

Alastair Greene Band at the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas

 

More big news! The Alastair Greene Band has been added to the star studded lineup at the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas! This all-inclusive 4 day festival is being held September 8-11, 2016 at the legendary Plaza Hotel with quite literally, "everything, an elevator ride away" -  boasting multiple stages, including a rooftop pool oasis stage! Alastair is pictured below sitting in with Mike Zito at last year's Big Blues Bender.

You can catch Mike Zito at the Big Blues Bender again this year as well as Keb Mo, Beth Hart, Tab Benoit, Delbert McClinton, and many more. Head over to bigbluesbender.com for ticket info and details. 

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Walter Trout to appear on new record!

 

Yes, you read the headline correctly! Blues Rock legend Walter Trout has played guitar on a song for the new Alastair Greene Band record. We can't wait for you to hear it! 

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Alastair sits in with Savoy Brown

 

Alastair was asked to sit in with British Blues legends Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown at the Julian Blues Festival on June 18th in Julian, California. It was an epic jam! 

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New Erik Norlander Release

 

You can hear Alastair playing guitar on 5 out of the 6 tracks on the new record by Progressive Rock keyboardist Erik Norlander. You can download a free track HERE (featuring guitar solos by Alastair) and order the album at eriknorlander.com

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New Alan Parsons Release

 

You can hear and see Alastair on guitar and vocals on the new Alan Parsons Symphonic Project "Live In Colombia" DVD, Blu-ray, 2 CD digipak, and 3 Vinyl gatefold. Released in Europe on May 27th and will be released in the US on June 24th. More info at: alanparsons.com

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Alastair Greene Band in the studio

 

The Alastair Greene Band is back at Coyote Road Studios in Santa Barbara, CA recording with legendary producer David 'Z' Rivkin. Stay tuned for news regarding this new record that will be coming out in 2017! 

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Alastair to co-headline in Fürth, Germany

 

Alastair Greene Band will be playing Saturday, May 14th at 9:30pm as part of the 3 day New Orleans Festival in Fürth, Germany

Tickets and additional info at: new-orleans-festival.de

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The AGB will consist of:

Alastair Greene - guitar and vocals / Daniel Osteen - bass / Markus Amrosi - Drums / and special guest Siggi Schwarz - guitar 

Alastair Greene Band will be playing the Julian Blues Festival

 

Alastair Greene Band will be playing the Julian Blues Festival on Saturday, June 18th 2016. Headlining the festival will be Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown. For tickets and more info head over to: robb-bowerpresents.com

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Alan Parsons U.S. Tour Dates

 
Alastair will be on tour with Alan Parsons in the U.S. this spring and summer.
For a full list of all upcoming Alan Parsons tour dates visit alanparsons.com

Mar 04 Kansas City, MO 
Mar 05 St. Louis, MO 
Mar 25 Celebrity Theater - Phoenix, AZ 
Mar 26 The Smith Center - Las Vegas, NV 
Mar 26 Fox Theater - Tucson, AZ
Apr 30 - Amethyst Ball - Santa Barbara, CA
May 06 Performing Arts Center - Sheboygan, MI
May 07 Arcada Theater - St. Charles, IL 
Jun 02 Hard Rock Rocksino - Northfield, OH
Jun 04 - Frederick Brown Amphitheater - Peachtree City, GA
Jul 14 The Newton Theatre - Newton, NJ
Jul 16 Resorts Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJ

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Photo by Jay Skolnick


Alastair Greene Band opening for Bob Margolin

 

The Alastair Greene Band will be opening for the legendary Bob Margolin on Saturday, March 12th in Santa Barbara. CA at the Carrillo Rec Center. Alastair has had the pleasure of jamming with Bob in Memphis, TN on a couple occasions and this show should prove to be a special one. For more on Bob, his solo career, and his time playing with Muddy Waters please visit bobmargolin.com

For ticket information please visit sbblues.org

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Doors - 7pm 
Alastair Greene Band - 7:15-7:45
Bob Margolin with Bob Corritore - 8pm -9:30pm

Boston's On The Beach

AG In Memphis

 

If you were in Memphis, TN this last week for the International Blues Challenge we're hoping you caught Alastair Greene at one of his performances. Alastair played onstage with Bob Margolin, John Del Toro Richardson, Heather Crosse, Gracie CurranRichard Rosenblatt, Amanda Fish, The Andy T / Nixon Band, Lara Price, and Karen Lovely

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Jan 27 Ground Zero Blues Club - Clarksdale, MS 
(Sit in with John Del Toro Richardson and Heather Crosse)
Jan 28 Tin Roof 

(Pro Jam with John Del Toro Richardson) 
Jan 29 Hard Rock Cafe 

(With Janiva Magness & Andy T / Nick Nixon Band)
Jan 29 Rum Boogie Cafe

(VizzTone Label Group Showcase with Bob Margolin) 
Jan 30 Rum Boogie Cafe 

(VizzTone Label Group Showcase with Bob Margolin)

Blues At The Hard Rock

 

Janiva Magness, Andy T / Nick Nixon BandAlastair Greene, Markey Blue and more at the Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street in Memphis on Friday, January 29th for a day and night of Blues! 

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NAMM 2016

Down 2 The Crossroads

Mogami Cables

 

Guitar cables are an integral part of the "tone chain". We are pleased to announce Alastair is now endorsing Mogami Cables, the finest instrument cables in the business. Don't take our word for it though. Just ask artists as diverse as Slash, The Blue Man Group, and Crosby Stills & Nash. 

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Last Gigs Of 2015

 

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This is it for 2015 performances folks!  

Dec 16 The Brewhouse - Santa Barbara, CA 8:30pm (AG duo)
Dec 17 The James Joyce - Santa Barbara, CA 10pm
Dec 18 Figueroa Mountain Brewing - Santa Barbara. 6pm
Dec 19 Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Buellton. - 6pm
Dec 23 Bombay Blues Session - Ventura, CA 8pm (VC Blues Society Xmas Jam) 

 

Alastair Greene Band goes to Iowa

Skype Guitar Lessons with Alastair

Ernie Ball Strings - I Play Slinky

Interview with New Millennium Music

 

Read Alastair's interview with New Millennium Music.

Questions and answers regarding touring with Alan Parsons, guitar gear, songwriting, musical influences, and more. 

AGNMMINTERVIEW

Alan Parsons tour dates 2015 / 2016

 

Alastair will finish out the last Alan Parsons tour dates for 2015 this month in Mexico. The band fires back up in 2016 and will be on tour in the US and Europe. Check out Alan's website for more info. Dates will be posted here when confirmed. 

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Nov 01 Festival De Las Almas - Valle De Bravo, Mexico 
Nov 03 Teatro Diana - Guadalajara, Mexico

Nov 01 2015 Festival De Las Almas - Valle De Bravo, Mexico 

Nov 03 2015 Teatro Diana - Guadalajara, Mexico

Feb 10 2016 Florida Theatre - Jacksonville, FL

Feb 12 2016 Ruth Eckerd Hall - Clearwater, FL 

Feb 13 2016 Plaza Live - Orlando, FL 

Feb 14 2016 Minzer Park Amphitheater - Boca Raton, FL 

Alastair on tour with Erik Norlander

 

Alastair will be playing guitar on tour with Progressive Rock keyboardist & composer Erik Norlander in Mexico this month. For details go to eriknorlander.com

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Blues Music Magazine Review

 

The review we've been waiting for! The Blues World's biggest and most well known publication, Blues Music Magazine, has reviewed the Alastair Greene Band's Eclecto Groove Records release 'Trouble At Your Door'!

Read the entire review HERE!

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Walter Trout and Alastair jam

How To Make A Living Playing Guitar - The Hughes & Kettner Interview

 

Check out this article and video interview with Alastair conducted by Hughes & Kettner in Koblenz, Germany. It is titled "How to make a living playing guitar" and is jam packed with tons of information about Alastair's gig with Alan Parsons as well as working with the Alastair Greene Band

Watch it HERE! 

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Las Vegas Big Blues Bender

 

There was lots of jamming and sitting in at the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas, NV between Sept 10th and 13th. Alastair sat in and played at Mike Zito's pro jam as well as Tab Benoit's closing night all-star jam. 

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       AG and Mike Zito                                                Tab Benoit, Damon Fowler, AG

Photos - Amy Brat

Music Man Guitars

 

Alastair took a Music Man Steve Morse Y2D model guitar out on the recent Alan Parsons tour of Europe and it performed spectacularly! Check out a short video HERE of Alastair talking about the Y2D guitar and then head over the the Music Man website to find out more about these great guitars!!!

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Photo by Roy Gilbert

Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister Campaign

 

 

We are happy to announce that Hughes & Kettner amplifiers is including Alastair as a featured artist in their new TubeMeister amplifier series advertising campaign. Alastair has been using the TubeMeister 36 on tour with Alan Parsons and the PureTone combo amplifier with the Alastair Greene Band.  The people at Hughes & Kettner care greatly about their products, but they also care about the people who play their products and the music they make. Go check 'em out!

hughes-and-kettner.com 

 

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Alastair Greene Band added to Underdogma Festival

Alastair jams with John Németh

 

Alastair joined John Németh onstage at The Poor House Bistro in San Jose, CA on Friday July 24th. Catch the Alastair Greene Band at the Poor House Bistro on August 1st and the Powerhouse Pub in Folsom on August 2nd when they swing through Northern California.

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Alan Mirikitani aka BB "Chung" King

 

It seems all too often I have to report of the loss of a great musician and/or friend these days. I'd like to send the family, fans, and friends of Alan Mirikitani (aka BB "Chung" King) my sincerest condolences for their loss. I'd met Alan recently and got to play with him earlier this year at the Ventura County Blues Festival. He was an incredibly nice guy, and an amazing musician. His guitar playing was truly something special as was his songwriting and singing. Rest in Peace Brother. -Alastair 

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Alan Parsons Live Project and Deep Purple

Blues Radio International Interview

 

Listen to Alastair's interview for Blues Radio International which was conducted during Blues Music Award week in Memphis this last May.

(AG's interview starts at the 13 minute mark)

Alan Parsons US Tour Dates

 

Alastair will be on tour with Alan Parsons for select dates in the United States. Check Alan's website for details. alanparsonsmusic.com

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May 28 The Pabst Theater - Milwaukee, WI 
May 29 Arcada Theater - Saint Charles, IL 
Jun 05 The Music Box - Atlantic City, NJ 
Jun 06 Paramount Hudson Valley Theater - Peekskill, NY
Jun 11 Club Nokia - Los Angeles, CA 
Jun 12 Harrahs Resort - Valley Center, CA

Guitar Interactive Feature

A Life Well Lived - Thank You Mr. King

 

I am sure news of BB King’s passing has reached just about every corner of the earth by now. Everything that needs to be said has been said, I am sure. As a long time fan of his work, I feel compelled to share some brief thoughts with you in honor of his memory.

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BB King was one of the first Blues artists I was made aware of. In 1987 or 1988, a friend of my father’s loaned me some Blues records. This stack of vinyl was my introduction to Electric Blues and kicked off what would end up becoming a life long musical obsession. Among the records I was loaned was BB King’s seminal recording ‘Live At The Regal’. This record is universally regarded as not only one of BB’s best, but one of the best live Electric Blues albums of all time. Through these recordings I was exposed to a genre and style of playing that I dearly love and do my best to pay homage to every time I take the bandstand.
 
BB King was not only the single most important and influential Electric Guitarist of all time, but also he was the “Ambassador of the Blues” to the world. His touring schedule is the stuff of legend. At the height of his career he played over 300 nights a year. Last year, before he retired from playing, I just read he played 150 shows at the age of 88. Unbelievable! 

I was fortunate to see him play a handful of times over the years. I was even more fortunate to get to meet him twice. He was known for going out of his way for his fans and meeting people and signing autographs for hours after performances. For those of you who are not familiar with his work, I would encourage you to seek out his music. Many people think of the Blues as sad or depressing music. Nothing could be further from the case with BB King and The Blues. The music of the Blues is about all feelings, all emotions, all circumstances. 

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It is sad to lose The King; however, he will always be with us through his music and influence. He showed many of us how it is done and what it means to be a professional musician. He made millions of people happy over his 6 decade-long career. I would call that a life well lived. The thrill is not gone, it is here to stay. Thank you Mr. King for everything you gave us. 
-Alastair

Blues Music Awards Week

 

After attending the 26th Blues Music Awards in Memphis on May 7th, Alastair kicked off the Play It Forward Benefit for Generation Blues at The Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street. Supported by the Andy T Band, Alastair played a short and spirited set. Later that night he joined Bob Margolin onstage at the Rum Boogie Cafe for the VizzTone Label Group showcase. Also onstage for the jams at the Rum Boogie with Alastair were vocalist Long Tall Deb and harmonica player Richard 'Rosy' Rosenblatt

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Thank you Randy

 

It is with a heavy heart that I acknowledge the passing of Randy Chortkoff. Randy passed early in the morning on May 5th, 2015. Randy was the president of Delta Groove Productions and Eclecto Groove Records who put out my latest CD 'Trouble At Your Door' in July of 2014. You can read a sweet tribute to Randy on the Delta Groove website HERE. I would like to publicly thank Randy for believing in me and taking a chance on putting out a Blues Rock record on his primarily Traditional Blues label. His belief in my music continues to be a wonderful feeling for me, and I will keep him in my heart moving forward. Thank you Randy, and rest in peace brother. -Alastair 

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Alastair joins Coco Montoya onstage at Ventura County Blues Festival

 

Ventura County Blues Festival headliner Coco Montoya invited Alastair onstage with other festival performers, including Joey Delgado and BB "Chung" King, for a grand finale jam at the end of his set on Saturday, April 25th. The guitar solos were flying and thankfully the cameras were rolling. Check out the first of the two finale jams HERE! 

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Play It Forward Fundraiser for Generation Blues

 

Alastair has been added to the Play It Forward Fundraiser for Generation Blues at the Hard Rock Cafe in Memphis, TN on Friday, May 8th, 2015. Generation Blues is a program of the Blues Foundation that provides tuition and resources for youth to study music. Alastair will be playing a 30 minute set to kick off the event at 4:30pm backed by the Andy T. - Nick Nixon Band.  If you are attending the Blues Music Awards Thursday, May 7th be sure to stick around for this and other cool events happening on Friday. For a full schedule of BMA events click HERE! 

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Alastair demos the new Hughes & Kettner Mark III at 2015 NAMM

 

Check out this new video from Music U Can See! Alastair demos the new amp from Hughes & Kettner with Dennis Shepherd. 

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Alan Parsons March 2015 Tour Dates

 
Alastair will be on tour with Alan Parsons in Canada, England, and Europe. For more info check out: alanparsonsmusic.com
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Mar 10 La Place Des Arts - Montreal, Canada
Mar 12 Le Grande Theater - Quebec City, Canada
Mar 13 The Oakville Center - Oakville, Canada
Mar 14 The Oakville Center - Oakville, Canada
Mar 18 02 Shepard's Bush Empire - London, United Kingdom
Mar 20 Volkhause - Zurich, Switzerland
Mar 22 Ruhr Congress - Bochum, Germany
Mar 25 Linear 4 Kiak - Milan, Italy
Mar 26 Gran Teatro - Padova, Italy
Mar 27 Teatro Obihall - Florence, Italy
Mar 28 Auditorium Concilazione - Rome, Italy


Alan Parsons live in Tel Aviv

 

Alastair just returned from a short tour with Alan Parsons that ended with an amazing show at the Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel. Check out this video of Alan Parsons live in Tel Aviv, February 10th, 2015 with special guest , Israeli vocalist Marina Maximilian

Alan Parsons Tour Dates Rescheduled

Part 2 of the iHeart Radio interview with Arroe Collins

Trouble At Your Door still charting!

 

Trouble At Your Door is still charting 6 months after it's release! For the week of January 15th Trouble At Your Door was back in the #1 spot in the Roots Music Report Electric Blues Category. THANK YOU to all the DJs spinning our songs and all of you requesting them! 

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Alastair Greene Band 2015

 

3 men are setting out on a mission,...

Alastair jams with guitar legend Pete Anderson and piano master Carl Sonny Leyland

 

Hi Hat Entertainment held a Holiday jam on December 26th with special guests Pete Anderson, Carl Sonny Leyland, and Alastair. Each guest fronted the house band Hot Roux and jammed together on Roots Music and Blues. What a great end to a great year! 

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Pete Anderson & Alastair - Photo by Todd Everett

Entire catalog now available on iTunes!

Alastair Greene Band signs with Tina Terry Agency for World Wide Booking

 

Alastair and the band are proud to announce they will be represented by the Tina Terry Agency! Tina comes with extensive booking experience and booked Johnny Winter for many years. Please visit Tina's WEBSITE for more info. 

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AG backs Eric Burdon and Alan Parsons

 

On December 12th The Santa Barbara, CA music club SOHO put on a 20th Anniversary concert featuring an opening acoustic set by Glen Phillips followed by full band sets with Eric Burdon and Alan Parsons. Alastair played in the back up band for both Burdon and Parsons. Eric Burdon's set included hits by The Animals including House Of The Rising Son, Boom Boom, and We Got To Get Out Of This Place. 

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Eric Burdon and Alastair - Photo By Thomas Long

TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR continues to chart on ROOTS MUSIC REPORT

 

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It turns out this is a BIG week for our album TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR on the Roots Music Report chart. Thank you once again to all of you DJs spinning the tunes and all of you good Blues Rockin’ people requesting them.
*For the week of December 1st, 2014*

Trouble At Your Door #1 Electric Blues album chart 

Trouble At Your Door #41 General Blues catagory album chart

People #1 Blues Rock song chart

Make The Devils Day #2 Electric Blues song chart

Love You So Bad #3 Electric Blues song chart

Red Wine Woman #4 Electric Blues song chart

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Alastair featured in GUITAR MAGAZINE

 

GUITAR MAGAZINE is based in Germany and is the most widely distributed guitar related magazine in Europe. GUITAR came out to the ALAN PARSONS concert in Scwetzingen, Germany on August 8th to interview Alastair as well as get some insight from Mr. Parsons.  

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Starship featuring Mickey Thomas tour / Survivorman jam

 

Alastair just returned from filling for John Roth on guitar with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas. In addition to playing Lynyrd Skynrd's Simple Man Cruise VIII, Starship played Ribfest in St. Petersburg, Florida in front of a reported 20,000 people.

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Alastair and Mickey Thomas at Ribfest / Photo by Kim Guerriero

After Starship's set Alastair was asked to sit in on a Blues number with the next act, Les Stroud aka Survivorman from the hit TV show of the same name.

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Les Stroud and Alastair / Photo courtesy of reallesstoud on Instagram

AG jams with James Harman at benefit

 

In addition to Alastair fronting the great Ventura based band Hot Roux for a set at The Bombay in Ventura, CA for the Decks For Dawn and Damian benefit, he also sat in with the legendary James Harman for a handful of songs. Please check out this link to see what you can do to help these 2 brave cancer fighters!

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AG jamming with James Harman / Photo by Billy Folsom

Alastair to tour with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas

 

Alastair has been asked to fill in on guitar for some tour dates with 
Starship featuring Mickey Thomas in November. He will be filling in for
John Roth who tours with Starship and Winger. Mickey Thomas sang on classic songs such as Elvin Bishop's 'Fooled Around & Fell In Love', Jefferson Starship's 'Jane' and 'Find Your Way Back' as well as the Starship hits 'We Built This City' and 'Sara'. Tour Dates listed below.

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Nov 09 Heritage Theater - Campbell,CA

Nov 15 Ribfest at Vinoy Park - St Petersburg, FL  
Nov 16 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise
Nov 17 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise 
Nov 18 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise
Nov 19 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise

Nov 20 Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man Cruise

Trouble At Your Door on B.B. King's Bluesville

Alastair on I Heart Radio with Arroe Collins

2014 Blues E News Gear Guide

 

Check out the 2014 BLUES-E-NEWS GEAR GUIDE with Alastair on the cover alongside amplifier and microphone legend Aspen Pittman as well as finger style guitar wizard Doyle Dykes! Read online or order at:

www.blues-e-news.com

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Roots Music Report Electric Blues Chart

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TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR at #1 on Roots Music Review Electric Blues Chart! / Alastair interviewed on Music On The Couch radio show

 

Since August 4th, TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR has been #1 on Roots Music Report's Electric Blues albums chart! It has also been hanging in the Top #20 in the overall Blues category and has 2 singles in the Top 50 including Red Wine Woman reaching #1 for 3 weeks in the Electric Blues Song category. Thank you DJs for spinning the songs and all you Blues Rock fans out there for requesting them! 

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Monday, August 4th 2014 Alastair was Vinny Marini's guest on the Music On The Couch internet radio show. You can listen to the 45 minute interview HERE!

Alan Parsons Tour Dates / Blues Rock Royalty

 
Alastair will be playing shows this summer with Alan Parsons including an extensive tour of Germany. Check out the tour dates below!
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07/15/14 - Tollwood - Munich, Germany
07/16/14 - Hangar - Crailsheim, Germany
07/17/14 - Loreley OpenAir - St.Goarshausen, Germany
07/18/14 - Zeltfestival Honberg Sommer - Tuttlingen, Germany
08/08/14 - Musik im Park - Scwetzingen, Germany
08/09/14 - Klostersommer in Hirsau - Calw, Germany
08/10/14 - Burg Monschau Auf dem Schloss - Aachen Monshau, Germany
08/11/14 - Klostersommer in Hirsau - Calw, Germany
08/15/14 - Stadtpark - Hamburg, Germany
08/16/14 - Musik am See - Nürnberg, Germany
08/20/14 - Admiralpalast - Berlin, Germany
08/21/14 - Spree Radio Show - Mainz, Germany
 08/22/14 - Sommerfestspiele Kloster Wiblingen - Wiblingen, Germany

The Alastair Greene Band had a great show at the Seven Sisters Festival. Alastair caught up with Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown, who had some nice things to say about the AGB set including saying he liked the song 'Red Wine Woman' from the new CD TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR
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Trouble At Your Door reviews / Alastair Greene Band at Seven Sisters Festival

 

TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR has been recieving rave reviews from magazines, websites, and musicians.

"Alastair Greene's Trouble At Your Door is filled with killer guitar riffs and licks from a player who knows how to administer them like a highly educated Doctor! The band is tight, and the songs are strong!" - Nick Moss

Head over to the PRESS page to read more.

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The Alastair Greene Band will be playing at 4pm on Friday July 11th at the Seven Sisters Festival in San Luis Obispo, CA opening for Volker Strifler as well as the legendary Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown. Tickets still available at: sevensistersfest.com

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Music video for TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR debuts on Blinded By Sound

 

Blinded By Sound debuted the music video for TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR this morning. The video was directed, shot, and edited by Steven Shepard. You can also watch the video on our YouTube channel. Eclecto Groove Records will release TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR June 17th worldwide.

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TROUBLE AT YOUR DOOR pre-order and album trailer

***BREAKING NEWS*** ALASTAIR GREENE BAND has signed to Eclecto Groove Records!

Walter Trout needs our help / Team Samo / Seven Sisters Festival

 

One of Alastair's heroes and inspirations needs our help. To fans of Blues Rock Walter Trout needs no introduction. He is one of the hardest working men in show business and has helped and inspired so many people. Walter needs a liver transplant within the next 90 days. Please click HERE for more info and please consider donating what you can. 

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As you may or may not know Alastair is a guitar instructor and camp counselor at the Rockshop Academy in Santa Barbara, CA. One of the Rockshop kids, 17-year-old Sam "Samo" Osterhage went from having pneumonia, to the UCLA ICU where it was discovered a virus had rapidly damaged his heart. He has since suffered a stroke which has left him partially blinded. He is line for a heart transplant. Please take time to check out this link and join TEAM SAMO! 

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The Alastair Greene Band has been added to the Seven Sisters Festival in San Luis Obispo, CA and will be performing on July 11th. Click HERE for details.

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Alastair demos new H&K amp at NAMM 2014 / Alan Parsons tour dates annoucned

 

Alastair demoed the new Hughes & Kettner Grandmeister amp at the 2014 NAMM show held in Anaheim, CA in January. Click HERE or on the picture to check out the video! Also click HERE for Alastair demoing the Hughes & Kettner Puretone amplifier.

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Alastair will be on tour playing guitar once again with Alan Parsons in 2014. Current tour dates listed below and you can also check the official Alan Parsons website for updates.

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Thursday February 13 Hollywood, Florida
Friday February 14 Orlando, Florida
Saturday February 15 Clearwater, Florida
Sunday February 16 Fort Pierce, Florida
Tuesday February 18 Tallahassee, Florida
Wednesday March 26 Grand Theater - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Friday March 28 HSBC Brazil - San Paulo, Brazil 
Sunday March 30 Vivo Rio - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Wednesday April 2 City Center Rosario - Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Thursday April 3 Teatro Gran Rex - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Saturday April 5 Teatro Caupolican - Santiago, Chile 
Thursday May 1 Yoshi's - San Francisco, CA
Friday May 2 Yoshi's - Oakland, CA
Sunday May 4 Silver Reef Casino - Ferndale, WA
Friday May 9 Pabst Theatre - Milwaukee, WI
Saturday May 10 Arcada Theatre - St. Charles, IL 
Tuesday May 13 Cleveland Performance Arts Center – Cleveland, OH 
Friday, Saturday, Sunday May 16, 17, 18, America Gardens Theatre Orlando, FL 
Monday, May 26 Festival des Guitares du Monde - Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada 
Tuesday, July 15 Tollwood - Munich, Germany
Wednesday, July 16 Hangar - Crailsheim, Germany
Thursday, July 17 Loreley OpenAir - St.Goarshausen, Germany
Friday, July 18 Zeltfestival Honberg Sommer - Tuttlingen, Germany

Friday, August 8 Musik im Park - Scwetzingen, Germany
Saturday, August 9  Klostersommer in Hirsau - Calw, Germany
Monday, August 11  Klostersommer in Hirsau - Calw, Germany
Friday, August 15 Stadtpark - Hamburg, Germany
Saturday, August 16 Musik am See - Nürnberg, Germany
Friday, August 22 Sommerfestspiele Kloster Wiblingen - Wiblingen, Germany

New Album Info Coming Soon!

 

We've got some exciting news regarding the new Alastair Greene Band CD, so stay tuned! In The meantime, you can check out this video filmed at Coyote Road Studios during the recording of the album. This is a slide guitar solo overdub and is actually the take that is used on the song "People". CHECK IT OUT! 

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Happy Holidaze / Hello 2014!

 

Happy Holidaze friends! Alastair just played his last shows of 2013 including a show in Mumbai, India on December 14th with Alan Parsons. 2014 Tour Dates for Alan Parsons will be announced shorty on Alan's official website! Stay tuned for more news including info on a new Alastair Greene Band album as well! 

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Alastair jams with Seymour Duncan, Slash, and more!

 

On December 6th, 2013 Alastair played with Alan Parsons at the Seymour Duncan 3rd Annual Notes For Notes benefit at the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, CA.

At the end of the evening there was an All-Star jam that included Seymour Duncan, Slash, Jimmy Vivino, Robert Randolf, Alastair, and more. Check out the Notes For Notes site for more info on this charity that provides youngsters with free access to musical instruments, instruction, and more. You can also get a full concert recap on the Seymour Duncan Website

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Alastair featured in Seymour Duncan Pickups documentary

 

Alastair was recently featured in a documentary about legendary tone guru Seymour Duncan. Check out the video HERE!

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Alastair Greene Band at Rockstock 2013

 

The Alastair Greene Band had a great performance at Rockstock 2013 on October 19th. Rockstock is a benefit festival for the Rockshop Academy where Alastair can be found teaching private guitar lessons and coaching bands when not on tour. Check out the Rockshop website for more details! 

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Photos by Lena Pousette

Alan Parsons performance at CERN

 

The Alan Parsons Live Project recently completed a short trip to Europe. The highlight was a concert given at the scientific research center CERN on September 30th in the south of France. The band played on stage with a 77 piece orchestra and 120 piece choir in front of an estimated 15,000 people!!!

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Alastair Greene Band in the studio

Alastair Greene Band added to California Beer Festival!! Podcast from KX 935 appearance

New H&K Video / Back from Tour / O.C. Blues Fest

 

Check out this video interview with Alastair conducted by Stuart Bull from iGuitar Magazine talking about the Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister series guitar amplifier.

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Alastair just returned from a 3 week tour of Italy, Austria, Luxembourg, and Germany with the Alan Parsons Live Project. This tour featured Kip Winger filling in on vocals. The tour was a smashing success and the band played some amazing venues for thousands of AP fans across Europe. 

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The Alastair Greene Band will be playing THE REAL BLUES FESTIVAL OF ORANGE COUNTY Sunday, September 8th along side Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers.

Check out our UPCOMING SHOWS page for more Alastair Greene Band tour dates and more Alan Parsons Live Project shows.

Alastair and the H&K Tubemeister / AP Live CD news

 

Hughes & Kettner amplification is featuring Alastair playing their award winning Tubemeister series amplifiers on their website. You can also watch an interview with Alan Parsons on their home page and read an article about AG using H&K amps on the news page. Good stuff! Also, Alan Parsons will be releasing a live CD entitled LiveSpan soon! Watch the promo video HERE!

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Alan Parsons Live Project 2013 updated tour dates

 

The Alan Parsons Live Project just completed a short run of US shows with Billy Sherwood (formerly of YES, see pictured below) filling in on bass. More APLP tour dates have been announced for 2013. Kip Winger will be filling in on vocals for the APLP July and August tour of Europe. Check out the upcoming dates! 

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July 19, 2013 Gruliasco, Italy - GruVillage 
July 20, 2013 Verona, Italy - Castello Scaligero 
July 23, 2013 Roma, Italy - Campo Centrale
July 26, 2013 Seebronn, Germany - Rock of Ages Festival
July 28, 2013 Beaufort, Luxembourg - Chateau Beaufort
July 30, 2013 Cologne, Germany - Musical Dome
July 31, 2013 Leipzig, Germany - Haus Auensee   
August 2, 2013 Bad Krozingen, Germany - Open Air Festival 
August 3, 2013 Salzburg, Austria - Congresszentrum
August 4, 2013 Wörthersee-Bühne, Austria - Open Air
August 6, 2013 Erlangen, Germany - BD Radltour
August 31, 2013 Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia - Parque de los Pies Descalzos
September 28, 2013 Sofia, Bulgaria - National Palace of Culture - No 1 Bulgaria Square
September 30, 2013 Prevessin, France - Cricket Field of CERN Prevessin

MORE INFO AT: www.alanparsonsmusic.com

Alastair using Hughes & Kettner amplifiers with APLP!

 

Alastair just returned from a 13 show tour of Germany, Austria, and Holland with the Alan Parsons Live Project. During the tour he hooked up with Hughes & Kettner amplifiers and used their award winning Tubemeister series amps for the whole tour. H&K caught a show and put a concert review on their website. Read it HERE! 

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Alastair featured in new Seymour Duncan video!

2013 Alan Parsons Live Project tour dates!

 

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February 14, 2013 Fort Pierce, Florida - Sunrise Theatre 
February 15, 2013 Clearwater, Florida - Ruth Eckerd Hall 
February 16, 2013 Orlando, Florida - Plaza Theater 
February 18, 2013 Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Parker Playhouse
February 20, 2013 Jacksonville, Florida - The Florida Theatre 
February 21, 2013 Pensacola, Florida - Vinyl Music Hall
February 23, 2013 Las Vegas, Nevada - Railhead Theater
February 24, 2013 - Napa, California - The Uptown Theatre
March 15, 2013 Hamburg, Germany - Laizshalle 
March 16, 2013 Weimar CCN, Germany - Kongresszentrum Weimarhalle 
March 18, 2013 Nürnberg, Germany - Meistersingerhalle 
March 19, 2013 Mainz, Germany - Phönixhalle 
March 21, 2013 Stuttgart, Germany - Beethovenhalle 
March 22, 2013 Vienna, Austria - Gasometer
March 23, 2013 Berlin, Germany - Admiralspalast 
March 24, 2013 Stuttgart, Germany - Beethovenhalle
March 26, 2013 Rotterdam, Holland - Nieuwe Luxor Theater 
March 27, 2013 Eindhoven, Holland - Muziekgebouw Frits Philips 
March 28, 2013 Utrecht, Holland - Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn 
March 29, 2013 Heerlen, Holland - Theater Heerlen 
March 30, 2013 Enschede, Holland - Muziekcentrum Enschede
May 15, 2013 Mexico City, Mexico - Auditorio Blackberry
May 16, 2013 Monterrey, Mexico - Auditorio Luis Elizondo
May 17, 2013 Guadalajara, Mexico - Auditorio Telmex Guadalajara 
May 19, 2013 McAllen, Texas - Civic Center (Postponed)
June 6, 2013 Scottsdale, AZ - Talking Stick Resort
June 7, 2013 Scottsdale, AZ - Talking Stick Resort
June 8, 2013 Reno, NV - Nugget Casino Resort
July 19, 2013 Gruliasco, Italy - GruVillage 
July 20, 2013 Verona, Italy - Castello Scaligero 
July 23, 2013 Roma, Italy - Campo Centrale
July 26, 2013 Seebronn, Germany - Rock of Ages Festival
July 28, 2013 Beaufort, Luxembourg - Chateau Beaufort
July 30, 2013 Cologne, Germany - Musical Dome
July 31, 2013 Leipzig, Germany - Haus Auensee   
August 2, 2013 Bad Krozingen, Germany - Open Air Festival 
August 3, 2013 Salzburg, Austria - Congresszentrum
August 4, 2013 Wörthersee-Bühne, Austria - Open Air
August 6, 2013 Erlangen, Germany - BD Radltour

MORE INFO AT: www.alanparsonsmusic.com

Alastair Greene Band is heading to Memphis

 

The Alastair Greene Band has been chosen to represent the Santa Barbara Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN in early 2013. A "GET THE AGB TO MEMPHIS FUNDRAISER" is going to be held on SUNDAY DECEMBER 2nd at SOHO in Santa Barbara, CA from 12pm-4pm. More info on the UPCOMING SHOWS page or head over to SOHO's WEBSITE!

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The SBBS is the oldest Blues society in the United States and you can find more out about them HERE! Find out more about the IBC HERE!

Fall Festival and Benefit Appearances

 

Join the AGB for several fall festival and benefit appearances! Also hit the UPCOMING SHOWS page for more live performances. 

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22nd - Camarillo Old Town Music Festival 

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29th - Kern River Rock n Blues Festival

FRIDAY OCTOBER 5th - Avocado Festival 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 13th - DAWG Benefit

SATURDAY OCTOBER 13th - Lemon Festival 

SATURDAY OCTOBER 13th - Rockshop Academy Benefit

APLP News / AGB Opens for Jimmy Thackery

 

Alastair just returned from a short tour of Germany and France with The Alan Parsons Live Project. New APLP dates have just been added to the upcoming South America Tour! 

September 1, 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina - Stadium Luna Park
September 4, 2012 Rosario, Argentina - City Center
September 6, 2012 Santiago, Chile - Centro Cultural Chimkowe
September 8, 2012 Quito, Ecuador - Plaza Deportiva

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The ALASTAIR GREENE BAND will be opening for JIMMY THACKERY Sunday August 5th in Moorpark, California. For ticket and event info head to the Ventura County Blues Society website HERE!

AG Rocks Xotic Pedals / Guitar Lessons From The Garage

 

Alastair is now using Xotic overdrive and booster pedals! Check out the XOTIC website for product information. Also check out a short video of AG trying out Xotic pedals.

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AG recently posted 3 "Guitar Lessons From The Garage" on his youtube channel. Check them out!

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Thursday Blues at The James Joyce / Gibson Guitars

 

The Alastair Greene Band will be performing from 10pm to 1am every Thursday Night at THE JAMES JOYCE in Santa Barbara, CA (unless otherwise noted) Check their WEBSITE for details. 

Alastair will now be using GIBSON GUITARS exclusively with the Alan Parsons Live Project and the Alastair Greene Band! 

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"Gibson represents the crown jewel of guitars in my humble opinion and I couldn't be happier than to have established a relationship with this legendary company." - Alastair

Alan Parsons Live Project 2012 shows / AG News

 

MORE APLP SHOWS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
January 29th San Francisco, CA - Yoshi's
March 3rd Las Vegas, NV - Railhead at Boulder Station
March 25th San Jose, Costa Rica - International Arts Festival
March 27th San Jose, Costa Rica - Teatro Nacional
March 28th San Jose, Costa Rica - Teatro Nacional
April 12th Zacatecas, México - Plaza de Armas.
June 9th Beaumont, CA - Cherry Festival
July 19th Munich, Germany - Circus Krone
July 20th Essen, Germany - Colosseum
July 22nd Corsica, France - Festival des Nuits de la Guitare de Patriomonio
July 24th Curcassonne, France - Fesitval de Carcassonne
September 1, 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina - Stadium Luna Park
September 6, 2012 Santiago, Chile - Teatro Caupolican
September 8, 2012 Quito, Ecuador - Teatro Nacional

more info at www.alanparsonsmusic.com 

ALASTAIR has been nominated for BEST MALE ARTIST for the 2012 ROCKWIRED.COM RADIO MUSIC AWARDS. The song "BY THE WAY" from Alastair's new CD THROUGH THE RAIN nominated for ROCK SINGLE OF THE YEAR by the LOS ANGELES MUSIC AWARDS

THROUGH THE RAIN available now!

 
THROUGH THE RAIN official release date 11/11/11
To purchase on CD or as a download from CD BABY CLICK HERE!!! To purchase on iTunes CLICK HERE!!!

 

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BY THE WAY single available now! / APLP to perform benefit

 

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Alastair's single  BY THE WAY is available now! This hard rocking song features a guitar trade off solo with Ty Tabor from King's X. Get it now from iTUNES or  CD BABY!

Also here's some news from the ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT front. The APLP will be performing a benefit for the Boy and Girls Club in Santa Barbara, CA at The Lobero Theater Saturday November 12th.  Ticket info HERE!

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AGB added to Kern River Rock n Blues Fest / AGB to Headline 25th Annual Avocado Festival

 

The Alastair Greene Band was just added to the Kern River Rock N Blues Fest Saturday October 1st. More info HERE! AGB Set time 6pm

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The AGB will also be headlining the 25th Annual Avocado Festival in Carpinteria, CA Saturday October 8th. Set time is 7:30pm. More info HERE! 

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AGB Central Valley Tour

 

The Alastair Greene Band is touring the Central Valley and Bay Area.
September 2nd Visalia- Blues, Brews, Blues Festival
September 3rd San Jose- Poor House Bistro
September 4th Fresno- Shooters
Venue info and gig times are on the UPCOMING SHOWS page.

Alan Parsons Live Project tour / Thursday Blues at The Savoy

 

Alastair will be playing guitar on tour with The Alan Parsons Live Project in August.

August 5 Motril, Spain - Plaza de Toros de Motril Tickets More Info
August 6 Gibraltar, Spain - Tecentenary Sports Hall of Bayside Sports Complex More Info
August 10 Zofingen, Switzerland - Magic Night at Heitere Openair

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Alastair hosted THURSDAY BLUES NIGHT at THE SAVOY in Santa Barbara over the summer.

May 26th James Harman
June 2nd Taj Mahal after show party All Star Jam
June 9th Joe Wilson and Craig Thomas from The R&B Bombers
June 16th Shari Puorto
June 23rd John Marx
June 30th All Star Jam
July 7th Tom Ball
July 14th Jim Calire
July 21st Johnny Mastro
July 28th Diane Lotny

AG KICKSTARTS new CD

 

Alastair just successfully completed  his KICKSTARTER project to help get his latest CD funded and finished. Thanks to all you backers!!! Info on the new CD THROUGH THE RAIN coming soon. You can find out more about Kickstarter and the upcoming CD by clicking HERE!

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"I played a show with the Alan Parsons Live Project at The Railhead in Las Vegas, NV Friday March 4th 2011. The next evening I got a chance to go see my friend Cougar Estrada of Los Lobos open for Eric Clapton at the MGM Grand Arena (also in Vegas). Lucky for me I crossed paths with EC backstage." - AlastairAG and EC

Alan Parsons Live Project tour dates / Alastair Greene Band to appear at 2nd Annual Real Blues Festival

 

Alastair will be playing guitar with the ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT for the following dates:

March 4, 2011 Las Vegas, Nevada - "THE RAILHEAD" at Boulder Station Casino

March 28, 2011 Mexico City, Mexico - Auditorio National

May 6, 2011 Cordoba Provcince, Argentina - Orfeo Stadium

May 7 & 8, 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina - Aires Gran Rex Theater

May 10, 2011 Santiago, Chile - Teatro Caupolican

More APLP dates coming soon!

The ALASTAIR GREENE BAND has been asked back to play the 2nd Annual Real Blues Festival of Orange County. Ticket info is at www.bluesgonesouth.com

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Gary Moore 1952 - 2011

 

One of my heroes, Irish Blues Rock guitarist and vocalist Gary Moore passed away Sunday February 6th at the age of 58 while on vacation in Spain.

I loved his music. He had the quintessential Gibson Les Paul plugged into a cranked up Marshall amp tone that many seek and few attain. As a guitar player he had an amazing feel, vibrato, and his phrasing was impeccable. He was also capable of incredible speed and precision which when mixed with his sense of melody was breathtaking. Gary was also known for his ballads in which he would simply make the guitar weep beautifully.

Thank you for sharing your gifts with us Gary. You will be greatly missed.

-Alastair

New album coming soon!

 
Alastair has been in the studio mixing his 3rd studio album with Robinson Eikenberry. The album will be called THROUGH THE RAIN. Check out Alastair's Reverbnation page (link at top of home page) to listen to 2 new songs! (STONEROLLER and YOU WILL REMEMBER) More info to be announced shortly.

Blackstar Amplification, APLP Tour recap, Toys For Tots Benefit

 

Alastair is now proudly endorsing Blackstar Amplifiers. You can catch him using the HT Club 40 in bars, clubs, and blues festivals with his own band and the HT Stage 100 with the Alan Parsons Live Project. Check out the Blackstar website artist news page HERE!

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The Alan Parsons Live Project tour of Holland was a smashing success. 5 shows in 5 days. Pictures and video links coming soon!

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Alastair will be joining Ventura California's premier R&B band The Front Street Prophets for a special Toys For Tots benefit show at Blackbeard's BBQ on December 28th. Check HERE for details.

Alan Parsons Live Project winter tour dates

 

Alastair will be performing with the Alan Parsons Live Project on the upcoming dates. The 2 Guitar Center shows will be short sets that are part of appearances Alan is making to promote his new DVD The Art and Science of Sound Recording. 

November 3rd San Francisco, CA Guitar Center
November 18th Hollywood, CA Guitar Center
November 29th Breda, Holland - Chasse Theater
November 30th Heerleen, Holland - Limburg Theater
December 1st Eindhoven, Holland - Muziekcentrum Frits Philips
December 2nd Utrecht, Holland - Muziekcentrum Vredenburg
December 3rd Rotterdam, Holland - Nieuwe Luxor Theater    

AGB to headline the Orange County Blues Festival, Sonora Blues Festival recap, and SRV Tribute,

 

The Alastair Greene Band will be headlining the REAL BLUES FESTIVAL of ORANGE COUNTY Sunday October 3rd in Santa Ana. Head to the UPCOMING SHOWS page for details! Tickets available online HERE!

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The Alastair Greene Band's appearance at the Fire On the Mountain BLUES FESTIVAL in Sonora, CA was a smashing success. Not only did the AGB open the Festival but AG's Clapton Tribute Band SLOWHAND headlined the 2nd stage and brought down the house. Check out a 2 song video from the AGB's set at the Festival HERE!

Friday August 27th Alastair will be performing a Tribute to the late great Stevie Ray Vaughan on the 20th anniversary of his passing at Whiskey Richards in Santa Barbara. More info on the UPCOMING SHOWS PAGE.

Sonora Blues Festival set times

 

Alastair will be playing the Sonora Blues Festival Saturday August 14th. Headliners for the Festival include Tommy Castro, Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings, Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, and more!

Here are AG's performance times and stage info.

MAIN STAGE 11am Alastair Greene Band

WORKSHOP STAGE 2pm Blues Guitar Jam with Nick Moss, Michael Burks, and Alastair Greene

SIERRA STAGE 5:15pm Alastair Greene Band: Eric Clapton Tribute

For ticket info and all performer set times head over to www.fireonthemountain.com

Alan Parsons Live Project tour update

 

Alastair will continue to tour as a member of the Alan Parsons Live Project this fall and winter. Confirmed dates are as follows.

September 11, 2010 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Zoellner PAC
September 17, 2010 Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Pabst Theater
November 29, 2010 Breda, Holland - Chasse Theater
November 30, 2010 Heerleen, Holland - Limburg Theater
December 1, 2010 Eindhoven, Holland - Muziekcentrum Frits Philips
December 2, 2010 Utrecht, Holland - Muziekcentrum Vredenburg
December 3, 2010 Rotterdam, Holland - Nieuwe Luxor Theater

More info at www.alanparsonsmusic.com

Cream Tribute, AG to open for Janiva Magness, New Interview, Paris Photos, New Videos

 

By popular request Alastair's Eric Clapton Tribute Band SLOWHAND will be performing an all Cream show Friday July 23rd at Whiskey Richards in Santa Barbara!!! $7 Cover Show starts at 9pm

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Alastair, along with Tom Lackner on percussion, will be performing an acoustic opening set for Alligator Records recording artist Janiva Magness. This event is sponsored by the Santa Barbara Blues Society and ticket info can be found at: www.sbblues.org

The Santa Barbara Independent ran an article on AG in it's June 24th edition. Read it HERE!

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Head over to the PHOTOS page to see new pictures from the Alan Parsons Live Project performance at the Olympia Theater in Paris, France on June 1st 2010

Go to the VIDEOS page to see youtube footage of AG singing the Alan Parsons Project hit I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You from St. Petersburg, Russia on March 22nd 2010. Enjoy!

AG at ROCKSHOP ACADEMY this summer, Paris recap, D-Day thoughts

 

This summer Alastair will be an instructor at Santa Barbara's ROCKSHOP ACADEMY. In addition to helping with group instruction alongside George Pendergast (Dishwalla/Penfifteen Club) and Rodney Cravens (Dishwalla) Alastair will also be teaching private guitar lessons. For more info on the ROCKSHOP ACADEMY check the website: www.rockshopacademy.com 

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For more info on private guitar lessons contact Alastair using the info on the CONTACT PAGE.

The ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT just got back to the United States after performing at the historical Olympia Theater in Paris France. Pictures to be posted ASAP!

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"Thanks to all the men and women who 66 years ago on June 6th 1944 stepped up to save the world. We are forever in your debt." - Alastair

AG song on new compilation CD

 

Alastair's song “Look Out Baby!” off his most recent CD ‘Walking In Circles’ was chosen for a compilation CD from Errorcraft Records called ‘All Aboard The Blues’. Find out more at: http://www.errorcraft.com

Ronnie James Dio

 

I would like to acknowledge the passing of a huge childhood musical inspiration and influence. Ronnie James Dio passed away the morning of Sunday May 16th after battling cancer since last fall. He was 67 years old. RJD was the genre defining vocalist for such Hard Rock and Heavy Metal bands as Rainbow, Black Sabbath (he replaced Ozzy for a few years in 1979), and of course his own band Dio. Ronnie worked with some of the best guitarists in the business. The guitarist on Dio’s first solo record ‘Holy Diver’, Vivian Campbell, was an integral part of my early development on guitar, not to mention Ritchie Blackmore from Rainbow and Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath being huge influences as well. I was lucky to see RJD perform with Heaven & Hell (a re-vamped and re-named Black Sabbath) twice in the last three years. Thanks Ronnie for all the great music! - Alastair

New APLP dates, American Blues News Interview, Music Connection Review, Slowhand Recap

 

ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT DATES:

May 6th 2010 Monterrey, Mexico (POSTPONED)

June 1st 2010 Paris, France

More dates will be posted as soon as they are confirmed.

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READ an interview with Alastair about his new gig playing with Alan Parsons as well as his thoughts on all things BLUES over at AMERICAN BLUES NEWS! <click there!

AG recieved a review for his most recent CD 'WALKING IN CIRCLES' in the April 2010 edition of Music Connection Magazine with none other than guitar legend Jeff Beck on the cover.

"Greene certainly isn’t reinventing the blues-rock wheel with these recordings, but he sure burns rubber whenever it’s his cue to rip a solo. Whether it’s the Elmore James type stomper, “Walking In Circles”, or the ZZ Top-ish boogie, “Cut You Loose”, Greene’s leads are either impeccably clean or eminently dirty, whatever is called for. There’s great band energy here too, captured with a live club feel. Greene, who also works with the likes of Alan Parsons, is a fiery performer who’s perfect meat for a label such as Blind Pig Records."

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Thank to everyone that came to see SLOWHAND on April 9th at Soho! It was a great show by the band and the crowd was awesome! Here is the Set List:

Tell The Truth, Blues Power,Tulsa Time, Lay Down Sally, Cocaine, The Core, Come In To My Kitchen, Motherless Children, Further On Up The Road, Have You Ever Loved A Woman, Crossroads, NSU, Politician, Outside Woman Blues, I’m So Glad, Deserted Cities of the Heart, White Room, Sunshine Of Your Love, Badge, Let It Rain, I Shot The Sheriff, Layla, After Midnight

SLOWHAND returns to Santa Barbara / Vote for Alastair to open for Eric Clapton!

 

Alastair and his Eric Clapton tribute project SLOWHAND return to Soho in Santa Barbara for a show to celebrate Clapton's 65th Birthday.Friday April 9th at 9pm.  You don't want to miss this one! $10 Cover Dinner reservations ensure priority seating. Call Soho for reservations at 805-962-7776 www.sohosb.com

Soho has been having trouble with their website so if this perfomace is not listed, fear not. We are playing!

Tonight's performance will be decicated to the memory of Santa Barbara guitarist Pat Milliken. Thank you for all the wonderful music you passed our way.

 

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There is a battle of the bands to win a chance to open for Eric Clapton at his CROSSROADS FESTIVAL June 26th in Chicago, IL. Please head over to: http://www.playcrossroads.com/alastairgreene
and vote for Alastair!!! The whole process takes about a minute and a half. You need to register as a FAN, then head back to Alastair's page (link above) and vote. If you have time, listen to a song or 2. It does take a little time and isn't the easiest website to figure out. Just be sure after you register to go back to the original link. You CAN VOTE ONCE A DAY up until 2 weeks before the concert. The top 100 bands with the most votes get reviewed by a panel and then one is selected. Thank YOU for your support!

March Tour with Alan Parsons report and upcoming shows!

 

What a blast! I just got back from being gone nearly 3 weeks with the Alan Parsons Live Project. We hit Israel and Eastern Europe. Pictures are posted on the PHOTOS page so go check them out! The band was great. Alan (of course) on vocals, guitar, and keyboards, P.J. Olsson on vocals, Guy Erez on bass and vocals, Manny Focarazzo on keyboards and vocals, Danny Thompson on drums and vocals, and yours truly on guitar and vocals. The Set list stayed fairly consistent and was usually:

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Thanks to everyone for all the kind emails and words of encouragement on my first full scale international tour.


Coming up next,....SLOWHAND returns to Soho in Santa Barbara Friday April 9th . Check the UPCOMING SHOWS page for other gigs as well.

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(Singing in the rain,.....in Red Square - Moscow)

ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT March 2010 Tour Dates Announced

 

         Here we go! March tour dates for the APLP as follows:

  • March 7, 2010 Tel Aviv, Israel
  • March 8, 2010 Tel Aviv, Israel
  • March 14, 2010 Prague, Czech Republic
  • March 16, 2010 Warsaw, Poland
  • March 18, 2010 Bratislava, Slovakia
  • March 20, 2010 Moscow, Russia
  • March 21, 2010 St. Petersburg, Russia
  • March 22, 2010 St. Petersburg, Russia

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AG asked to join Alan Parsons Live Project

 

Hello friends,

I have accepted an invitation to join the Alan Parsons Live Project. I am honored and humbled by this opportunity to play some amazing guitar parts that were played live and on record by two of my personal guitar heroes, Ian Bairnson and Godfrey Townsend. As with anything in the music business I am counting my blessings and knocking on wood. Tour dates will be posted on my website shortly.

I do plan on continuing my blues-rockin' musical endeavors locally and regionally so come out and enjoy some live music soon! -AG

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

 

Hello 2010! Lot's of cool stuff coming up this year. Check the UPCOMING SHOWS page for the gigs I've currently got on the books and stay up to date monthly by signing the email list. -AG

HAPPY HOLIDAZE!!!

 

I just wanted to post a Holiday message to all of you who have encouraged and supported my musical endeavors over the past year. So many wonderful things happened in 2009 and I am truly grateful.

None of the great musical related things in my life would be possible without all of you who come to the shows, buy the CDs, and pass on your kind words and emails. It is a blessing to be able to share this musical journey with you. Thank you so much. I hope you have a wonderful Holiday season and let's all have an amazing 2010! See you out there in musicland. Cheers, AG

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SLOWHAND hits the road!

 

AG's Clapton Tribute Band (now named SLOWHAND) will be playing famed blues club COZY'S in Sherman Oaks, CA on FRIDAY January 29th 2010. More info on the UPCOMING SHOWS PAGE. Stay Tuned for info on the show as well as possible Party Bus to the show. For video and audio of SLOWHAND check out the new myspace page at www.myspace.com/agslowhand

BLUES REVUE REVIEW

 

WALKING IN CIRCLES has been reviewed in the latest issue of BLUES REVUE MAGAZINE. Check it out!

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"The ALASTAIR GREENE BAND has achieved an elusive result with WALKING IN CIRCLES (Riatsala Music), waxing a blues-rock album that holds appeal for traditionalists. The rhythm section never fails to swing, providing a nuanced, true-blues launch pad for Greene’s guitar, even on the aggressive reading of “Get Out of My Life, Woman.” A stinging version of “Don’t Lose Your Cool” features the harmonica of Mitch Kashmar, who guests on six tracks overall; “Merry-Go-Round” captures the melancholy of the Fleetwood Mac original. Greene’s own songs reference trademark sounds from Bo Diddley to The Meters, with “Drunk Again” a strong shuffle and “Look Out Baby” a speeding ticket waiting to happen." - Tom Hylsop

 

CLAPTON SHOW SUCCESS

 

The Eric Clapton and Cream Tribute show at Soho in Santa Barbara on November 13th was an amazing success. Thanks to all at KTYD, KCSB, The Santa Barbara Blues Society, Daily Sound, News Press, SB Independent, and everyone else that helped to promote the show! Photos and Video to be posted shortly!

CREAM SET: I'm So Glad, Tales Of Brave Ulysses, Politician, Spoonful, Sunshine Of Your Love, Outside Woman Blues, Deserted Cities Of The Heart, Born Under A Bad Sign, Sleepy Time Time, NSU, Crossroads, White Room.

CLAPTON SET: Badge, After Midnight, Key To The Highway, Can't Find My Way Home, Forever Man, Have You Ever Loved A Woman, The Core, I Shot The Sherriff, Let It Rain, Lay Down Sally, Pretending, Come Into My Kitchen, Layla. Encore: Cocaine

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New INTERVIEW

 

Check out this inteview posted online in the Orange County Examiner. Click HERE!

Clapton Tribute Show in November

 

Alastair will be putting on a Tribute to Eric Clapton and Cream Friday November 13th 2009. One set will feature the songs of Cream and another set will feature songs from Clapton's solo career as well as songs from his days in Derek and The Dominoes and Blind Faith.

SOhO Restaurant and Music Club Tribute to Eric Clapton and Cream - 9pm 1221 State Street Santa Barbara California (805)962-7776 Price: $8 Dinner Reservations ensure priority seating. Call now and reserve a table 805-962-7776 www.sohosb.com

Alastair Greene- Guitar and Vocals George Friedenthal- Keyboards and Vocals Jim Rankin- Bass and Vocals Peter Sharpe- Drums Jodi Farrell- Vocals

Santa Barbara Blues Society members get a $3 discount off admission to the show. More info on the SBBS at www.sbblues.org

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AG competes in the IBC plus Avo Fest 2009

 
Alastair will be playing at Soho in Santa Barbara Saturday October 3rd sometime in the noon hour competing in the Santa Barbara Blues Society's Battle of the Bands for the International Blues Challenge. More info at: www.sbblues.org AG will be playing multiple times with multiple bands at the 2009 Avocado Festival in Carpinteria. Go to the UPCOMING SHOWS page for Details or head over to www.avofest.com

AG Hits The Bay Area!

 
Alastair will be doing a short co-headlining Northern California tour with Shari Puorto. They will be in San Francisco Wednesday September 23rd at Biscuits & Blues and in San Jose Friday the 25th at The Poor House Bistro. More info on the UPCOMING SHOWS page.

NEW VIDEOS and FENDER ENDORSEMENT

 

Head over to AG's youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/agbluesband and see brand new videos of Alastair performing with the Alan Parsons Live Project as well as footage from the AGB's opening slot for Alan in San Diego on August 7th. APLP songs include Games People Play and Primetime. AGB blues tunes Love Too Strong and Cut You Loose.

Alastair is now proudly endorsing FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. Check AG wielding his new Eric Clapton model Stratocaster in the new videos!

AG w APLP Tour

 

Alastair just got off the road from a short successful West Coast tour playing guitar with the Alan Parsons Live Project. Cities included Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and 2 nights in Reno. AG was featured at every show singing the song 'Prime Time' from the 1984 Alan Parsons Project album 'Ammonia Avenue'. Videos to be posted ASAP!

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WALKING IN CIRCLES available on iTunes!

Alastair Interviewed on Rockwired.com

 

Alastair talks to Rockwired about his latest CD "Walking In Circles", working with Mitch Kashmar, and making music his business. Read the interview at ROCKWIRED.COM

NEW CD AVAILABLE NOW!

 

Alastair's new CD 'Walking In Circles' is now available online from CD Baby! Just Click HERE

AG on Leo's Bluesland & SB Indy

 

Thursday June 25th AG had the pleasure of appearing on my Leo's Bluesland on KCSB 91.9 FM Leo has already posted the show as a podcast on his website and you can check it out at: http://www.leosbluesland.com

Head over to the Santa Barbara Independent Website and read the article on the CD Release Show HERE that ran is the June 25th Issue.

Special Guest for Upcoming Shows

 
Blues guitar great Frank Goldwasser will join Alastair and his band for the June 20th show at the Carr Winery AND the CD Release show on June 27th at Whiskey Richards. Don't miss this chance to see one of Alastair's favorite guitar players!

June Radio Appearacnces

 
Alastair will be appearing on a few Santa Barbara area radio programs over the next couple of weeks to talk about the new CD 'Walking In Cricles' as well as the CD release party on Saturday June 27th at Whiskey Richards. Here's the station and time info: KTYD 99.9 FM Santa Barbara Jimmy Mac's Blues Breakers Sunday June 21st 9-11:30pm KCSB 91.9 FM Santa Barbara Leo's Bluesland Thursday June 25th 8-10pm KCSB 91.9 FM Santa Barbara Views of the Blues with Steve Daniels Monday June 29th 2-4pm

Alastair to appear with Alan Parsons

 
Alastair has been asked to fill in on guitar for 5 West Coast shows with the Alan Parsons Live Project in August. Check the Upcoming Shows page for details or head over to Alan's website www.alanparsonsmusic.com

Alastair at the Rock Shop Acadamy this summer.

 

Alastair will be a featured guitar instructor this summer at the Rock Shop Academy in Santa Barbara. For info on enrollment, schedule, and all the special guests they plan on having,....head on over to the:

ROCK SHOP ACADAMY WEBSITE!!!

S.B. Fires

 
As fires rage in the Santa Barbara foothills I am hoping my friends who live in the area are safe and their homes still standing. Hang in there S.B. -AG

VISALIA Blues, Brews, & BBQ Postponed

 
With a 70%-90% chance of rain, the VISALIA Blues, Brews, BBQ event today has been postponed. We will keep you posted. This event is held outdoors on a stage with no cover so we totally agree with the powers that be that this is the best course of action. Water and Guitar Amplifiers typically don't get along. :) We are still planning to play The Sequoia Brew in Fresno Sat May 2nd. We are Rock n Roll warriors. Thanks for your understanding. -Alastair

AGB returns to the Central Valley!

 
The Alastair Greene Band will be playing in Visalia, CA on Friday May 1st at the Garden Street Plaza for the Blues, BBQ, and Brew Festival. May 2nd The AGB will be in Fresno, CA at the Sequoia Brewing Company in the Tower District. More info on the UPCOMING SHOWS page.

Alastair Participates in RFB&D Record-a-thon

 
Alastair joined several Santa Barbara area Musicians, DJs, and Blues Society Members to read and records parts of Delta Blues by Ted Gioia for Recording For The Blind And Dyslexic. Find out more at: www.rfbd.org/sb

Alastair's Birthday Jam

 
Alastair's 4th (or 5th or 6th) annual Birthday Jam will be Sunday April 19th at Cold Spring Tavern in Santa Barbara starting at 4:30pm. The band will be Alastair on Guitar and Vocals, Jim Rankin on Bass and Vocals, Pete "Peters" Sharpe on Drums, along with special guests Dave Cowan, Chris Chalk, and Andy Webb. Come on out and celebrate! http://www.coldspringtavern.com

Alastair's new CD is almost done! (we promise!)

 
Alastair's new CD WALKING IN CIRCLES is in the final stage of mastering and sequencing. The cover art can be seen on the home page. We are anticipating an April release date and will keep you posted. To listen to a few new songs go to: www.myspace.com/alastairgreeneband ! Stay tuned for release date and more info.

Alastair featured on new Aynsley Dunbar CD!

 
We are thrilled to announce that the new AYNSLEY DUNBAR CD 'Mutiny' is available from both amazon.com and iTunes. Alastair can be heard playing guitar on 5 of the albums 10 cuts including: 1) La Do Da 4) Chunga's Revenge 5) 3 Bullets 9) Mutiny 10) Hustler Alastair also handles lead vocals on tracks 1, 5, and 10. Those with keen eyes will notice the inclusion of a re-recording of Alastair's song "3 Bullets" originally released on his 1st solo CD A Little Wiser. Aynsley was the drummer on recordings (and in most cases in live shows) by such artists as: John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Frank Zappa, Journey, David Bowie, Whitesnake, etc. and even had his own blues band in the late 60s in England that made a few records as Aynsley Dunbar's Retaliation. It's truly an honor for Alastair to be a part of Aynsley's recording history. After all,..he's played with a few pretty good guitar players in his day. (Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Peter Green, Frank Zappa, Neal Schon, Pat Travers, John Sykes, Jake E Lee, etc,..) Find out more at www.aynsleydunbar.com

ALASTAIR nominatated for 2009 SBMAs!!!

 
Alastair has been nominated for 2 South Bay Music Awards. Best Blues Artist and Best Guitarist. Go vote at: http://www.southbaymusicawards.com

WELCOME TO THE NEW SITE!!!!

 
Check it out and welcome to the new site. We'll be working on getting all the important and not so important info up on here ASAP. Take a look around,...feedback always welcome. Cheers and thanks for stopping by!!!

AG with Alan Parsons At Teafire Benefit

 
Alastair joined Alan Parsons and APLP singer PJ Ollsen for a 5 song set with local musicians at Santa Barbara's newly rennovated Granada Theater for an Inaugural Celebration and benefit for under innsured victims of the recent Tea Fire. More Info at: http://www.uniteaball.org

AG at HoB with APLP!!!!

 
On Saturday January 17th Alastair joined the Alan Parsons Live Project onstage yet again at the House Of Blues in Hollywood. Alastair played on the songs 'We Play The Game', 'Prime Time', 'Sirius', 'Eye In The Sky', and 'Games People Play'.

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