Moody Blues’ John Lodge Announces 2020 Tour

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John Lodge (2018 Photo: Dana Grubb; used with permission)

John Lodge, bassist, songwriter and vocalist of The Moody Blues, and 2018 inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will embark on a 2020 solo tour of the U.S. The tour will support Lodge‘s album B Yond The Very Best Of, released in September 2019, featuring re-recordings of many of his classic Moody Blues hits, and some of this solo work from his 2015 studio album 10,000 Light Years Ago.

Lodge is looking forward to bringing this solo tour to the U.S. “I love live concerts. ‘Have bass will travel,’ that’s the gypsy in me.  I’ll always be a ‘Moody Blue,’ but I love getting the chance to perform songs that I have never performed before, and of course classic Moody Blue songs. The fans and I have travelled this road a long time and I also hope new fans will discover and explore along with us.”

Listen to a live version of “I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)” from B Yond

Listen to a reworking of a Moody Blues favorite

Related: Our review of a 2018 Lodge concert 

John Lodge 2020 Tour Dates (Tickets are available here)

Feb 22 – Dania Beach, FL – Dania Beach Casino
Feb 23 – Stuart, FL – Lyric Theater
Feb 25 – Key West, FL – Key West Theater
Feb 27 – Bonita Springs, FL – SWFL Event Center
Feb 28 – The Villages, FL – Savannah Center (two shows)
Feb 29 – Atlanta, GA – City Winery
Mar 01 – Atlanta, GA – City Winery
Mar 03 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head On Stage
Mar 04 – Hartford, CT – Infinity Hall
Mar 06 – Fairfield, CT – The Warehouse
Mar 07 – Riverhead, NY – The Suffolk Theater
Mar 08 – Lexington, MA – Cary Hall

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  1. Da Mick
    #1 Da Mick 18 January, 2020, 20:01

    I don’t see the point of re-recording those songs — they’re not better than the original recordings, and in the case of R&R Band, much, much worse.

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