Ian Anderson Plays the Acoustic Jethro Tull at Worcester's Hanover Theatre
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for Ian Anderson Plays the Acoustic Jethro Tull have expired.
The last date listed for Ian Anderson Plays the Acoustic Jethro Tull was Saturday October 10, 2009 / 8:00pm.
Most Popular Music Event Nearby:
- Full Price:
- Our Price:
Endorsed by none other than legendary singer Smokey Robinson, Australia's top pop vocal quartet brings classic Motown tunes up to date in an entertaining musical extravaganza that's become one of the Strip's most acclaimed shows. From the Four Tops and The Supremes to Stevie Wonder, The Temptations and beyond, the legendary label's greatest hits just keep on coming. Brothers Andrew and Mike Tierney, Phil Burton and Toby Allen have spent more than 20 years together perfecting their performances. Not only have they released 23 best-selling albums, but they've also starred in their own popular PBS special, and appeared on Oprah, Dancing with the Stars and more. Grab this rare chance to see these crowd-pleasing entertainers outside of Vegas. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar Member
view more less of this review
Not as much "Tull" material as I would have liked but the acoustic interpretations sounded great with a very talented band. Ian was in his usual "witty" form and it's hard to think of any aging rock star who has aged more gracefully. His "World Music" compositions were well received, but I have to believe the crowd was looking for more Tull classics. Still a great show well worth attending at the lovely Hanover Theatre in Worcester, MA!
Jethro Tull is usually found sharing the same delicatessen shelf as Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, The Who, The Rolling Stones and the other worthy stalwarts of the British “Rock Invasion” of the seventies.
But it is all too often forgotten that a large part of the Tull repertoire is, in fact, acoustic music, whether whole songs or sections of the blockbusters such as Thick As A Brick and Aqualung.
As the self-professed “unplugged guy with a bunch of noisy friends” Ian Anderson commands much respect as an acoustic musician amongst his peers. The only original member of Jethro Tull, Ian has remained synonymous with the brand identity.
Now, after 40 years of leading Tull to 52 countries spanning several continents, Ian Anderson brings his new acoustic tour to old and new friends alike.
With a band consisting of German guitar virtuoso Florian Opahle, pianist and accordionist John O’Hara, bassist David Goodier, and special guest violist Meena Bhasin, Ian will play Tull acoustic classics as well as other specially-rearranged Tull rock material and, in addition, some new material specially written for these tours.
Drawing on Folk, Classical, Rock and Jazz music styles, Ian blends elements of many world music cultures to delight his fans.
Throw away the ear-plugs, sit back, relax and savor Anderson’s musical smorgasbord.