URIAH HEEP To Kick Off North American Tour Next Month

URIAH HEEP To Kick Off North American Tour Next Month

In anticipation of the impending release of their 25th studio album, "Living The Dream", classic rock icons URIAH HEEP will embark on a North American tour this winter. Kicking off on February 6 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The trek will run through this spring, with more dates to be announced soon.

"I am really looking forward to playing back in my home country," says singer Bernie Shaw. "It's been a good few years since the HEEP have played in Canada and they'll be in for a treat. As for the States, it's always been a great market for URIAH HEEP, and this tour will be uniting us again with some familiar cities and venues. Also making a long-awaited trip to Texas is high on my list. Love the food, love the music scene there. Can't wait. Yeeee Ha!"

Founding member and lead guitarist Mick Box adds: "The mighty HEEP are ready to rock North America. We have waited so long to put a tour in place and now we have one set, it is an incredibly exciting feeling to know we will soon be playing to our fans out there. We are counting down the days and our set list will be a musical journey that takes us from our first album '…Very 'Eavy, …Very 'Umble' to the last one, 'Outsider'. 'Appy days!"

In addition to the tour announcement, the band has launched a pledge campaign to crowdfund "Living The Dream". Fans who contribute will have access to exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions as well as other perks such as playing with the band during a soundcheck, a signed copy of the album, and much more.

URIAH HEEP 2018 tour dates:

Feb. 06 - Ottawa, ON @ Brass Monkey
Feb. 08 - Ottawa, ON @ Brass Monkey
Feb. 09 - Quebec City, QC @ Palais Montcalm
Feb. 10 - Montreal, QC @ Corona Theater
Feb. 11 - London, ON @ London Music Hall
Feb. 12 - Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Hall
Feb. 14 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
Feb. 15-19 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Rock Legends Cruise V
Feb. 20 - Bethlehem, PA @ Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center
Feb. 21 - Sellersville, PA @ Sellersville Theater 1894
Feb. 22 - New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
Feb. 23 - Uncasville, CT @ Wolf Den @ Mohegan Sun
Feb. 24 - Peekskill, NY @ Paramount Hudson Valley
Feb. 26 - Annapolis, MD @ Rams Head
Feb. 27 - Rocky Mount, VA @ Harvester PAC
Mar. 01 - Kent, OH @ Kent Stage
Mar. 02 - Detroit, MI @ Token Lounge
Mar. 03 - Cleveland, OH @ Kent Stage
Mar. 04 - Angola, IN @ T. Furth Pac
Mar. 06 - St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
Mar. 09 - Milwaukee, WI @ Potawotomi
Mar. 11 - St. Charles, IL @ Arcadia Theatre
Mar. 14 - Des Moines, IA @ Hoyt Sherman Place
Mar. 15 - Kansas City, MO @ Knuckleheads
Mar. 16 - Sioux City, IA @ Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Apr. 12 - Pasadena, CA @ The Rose
Apr. 13 - Agoura Hills, CA @ Canyon Club

URIAH HEEP is:

Mick Box: Guitar, Vocals
Phil Lanzon: Keyboards, Vocals
Bernie Shaw: Lead Vocals
Russell Gilbrook: Drums, Vocals
Dave Rimmer: Bass, Vocals

Photo credit: Richard Stow

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