Joe Perry Announces Tour For Solo Album

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Joe Perry (Photo: Ross Halfin; used with permission)

Joe Perry, co-founder, songwriter, co-producer and guitarist of Aerosmith, has announced more shows in support of his solo album, Sweetzerland Manifesto, released earlier this year via his Roman Records label. The headlining dates kick off November 30 before wrapping up with three Los Angeles-area shows.

These performances follow gigs in April where Perry debuted his new touring band featuring his Aerosmith bandmate Brad Whitford, also on guitar, with Gary Cherone of Extreme singing lead vocals. Dates are below; tickets are available here.

From the announcement: Along with choice cuts from his catalog of solo records, Perry will be performing rarely played Aerosmith classics from the band’s early records including Toys in the Attic, Get Your Wings, and Rocks, among others.

On August 15, Aerosmith announced a 2019 Las Vegas residency, dubbed Deuces Gone Wild.

Sweetzerland Manifesto is the guitarist’s sixth solo album, with 10 tracks all written or co-written by Perry (many with the album’s guest vocalists), except for a cover of “Eve Of Destruction” with Perry on lead vocals and his Hollywood Vampires bandmate Johnny Depp on drums. The album features guest appearances from numerous friends and classic rock icons. “Aye, Aye, Aye,” features co-writer Robin Zander of Cheap Trick on lead vocals. There are three collaborations with David Johansen, singing lead, and another three with co-writer Terry Reid.

Related: Our 2018 interview with Perry

A few days before the album’s January release, Perry and his all-star band played a two-hour plus set at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles.

Watch Perry and his band perform “Eve of Destruction” at the Roxy record release party

Joe Perry Fall 2018 Headlining Tour

11/30 – Sioux City, IA – Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
12/01 – West Dundee, IL – RocHaus
12/02 – Detroit, MI – Crowfoot Ballroom
12/04 – New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
12/05 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
12/07 – Cherokee, NC – Harrah’s Cherokee Casino
12/11 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
12/13 – Pasadena, CA – The Rose
12/15 – Beverly Hills, CA – Saban Theatre
12/16 – Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon Club

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