Glenn Hughes Plans ‘Deep Purple Live’ Tour

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Glenn Hughes will launch the Classic Hits of Deep Purple Live tour on Aug. 25 in Westbury, N.Y., at the NYCB Theatre. The 18-city tour, which follows the recently completed South American and European festival tour, the travels around the Northeastern U.S. before wrapping up in Tarrytown, N.Y., on Sept. 22. The tour will make stops in Asbury Park, N.J.; Lancaster, Pa.; Cleveland, Ohio; and Boston, among other cities.

Related: Deep Purple was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016

Hughes will be performing various hits and deep cuts from the Deep Purple catalog, including “Burn,” “Stormbringer,” “Sail Away” and “Smoke On The Water,” among others. Hughes will focus on arrangements from the live albums—not studio recordings—for these songs, “giving fans even more insight as to what it was like seeing a Deep Purple show during the 1970s,” according to a press release for the tour.

Watch the trailer for Glenn Hughes’ ‘Deep Purple Live’ tour

Related: How Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water” came to be

Once the U.S. run wraps at the end of September, Hughes will return to Europe.

2018 U.S. Tour Dates
(Tickets are available here and here)

Aug 25 – Westbury, NY – NYCB Theatre
Aug 26 – Hamden, CT – Space Ballroom
Aug 28 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony
Aug 29 – New York, NY – Sony Hall
Aug 31 – Wilmington, DE – The Queen
Sep 01 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
Sep 04 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head On Stage
Sep 05 – Warrendale, PA – Jergels
Sep 07 – Glenside, PA – Keswick Theatre
Sep 08 – Jim Thorpe, PA – Penn’s Peak
Sep 11 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
Sep 13 – Saint Charles, IL – Arcada Theatre
Sep 15 – Westland, MI – The Token Lounge
Sep 16 – Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
Sep 18 – Derry, NH – Tupelo Music Hall
Sep 19 – Boston, MA – The Wilbur
Sep 21 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
Sep 22 – Tarrytown, NY – Tarrytown Music Hall

Watch Glenn Hughes perform Deep Purple’s “Burn”

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  1. craigers37
    #1 craigers37 14 August, 2018, 01:12

    What a waste of time for him to perform to those stuffed shirts. No one seemed to enjoy it at all. look at the crowd shots and there was no heads going up and down, no one standing, no one clapping. Zip, Nada, Zilch, Zero! He and the other musicians wasted 6 minutes of their lives!

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