SCORPIONS Guitarist Dresses Up As Santa, Joins MICHAEL SCHENKER On Stage In California

German guitar legend Michael Schenker was joined on stage at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California December 26 by his equally iconic brother — SCORPIONS guitarist Rudolf Schenker (disguised in a Santa Claus costume!) — for a rousing rendition of the UFO classic "Doctor Doctor" during the opening night of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's "Gipsy Lady Acoustic Tour".

Video footage of Rudolf's appearance can be viewed below.

Remaining MSG dates are as follows:

Dec. 29 - Redondo Beach, CA @ Brixton
Dec. 30 - San Juan Capistrano, CA @ Coach House
Dec. 31 - Exeter, CA @ Orange Blossom Junction
Jan. 01 - Santa Clara, CA @ Avalon
Jan. 02 - Fairfax, CA @ 19 Broadway
Jan. 03 - Concord, CA @ Vinnie's

Audio samples of all 12 tracks that appear on SCHENKER BARDEN ACOUSTIC PROJECT's first album, "Gipsy Lady", are available for streaming on

"Gipsy Lady" was released on May 19, 2009 via Inakustik/MVD.

Almost one year after his phenomenal comeback album "In The Midst Of Beauty" and follow-up tour, guitarist Michael Schenker collaborated with singer Gary Barden to give the cleverly arranged songs just the touch of soul they need for full impact. And with Michael Voss, Schenker has an experienced producer, a second guitarist as well as a background vocalist on board, who delivers an outstanding performance. Kai Luennemann on percussion completes the team. Using a flamenco guitar with castanets in "Dance Lady Gipsy" conjures up a hot-blooded gypsy dancing before your eyes, while the fiddle and flutes in "Fight For Freedom" transport you to beautiful Ireland.


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