Jethro is back at RAH

Feb 2013 Jethro is back at RAH

[private]Ian Anderson plays a special one-off show at the Royal Albert Hall on June 30.

‘Thick As A Brick’ was last performed at the RAH in 1972. After the enormous success of his 2012 UK tour, Ian is back at the prestigious London venue after 41 years. The gig is part of an extensive world tour taking Jethro Tull to Europe, USA, Japan and South America; This will be the only production Thick As A Brick UK date.

Tickets are £30 and £35 for Circle, £42.50 0207 589 8212.

The ‘Thick as a Brick’ show is a two-parter in which Anderson and his band perform his Jethro Tull’ 1972 classic in its entirety, followed by recent material from its 2012 sequel. Both albums will be performed as recorded, seamless 55 minutes long tracks with a 20 minute intermission. Video projections and theatrical elements will offer a sumptuous background for this unforgettable milestone in the history of rock.

Anderson has been leading Jethro Tull for 44 years, touring 54 countries worldwide and recording 30 studio albums, selling over 60 million albums in their career. Widely recognised as the man who introduced the flute to rock music, Ian also plays ethnic flutes and whistles together with acoustic guitar and the mandolin family of instruments, providing the acoustic textures which have been an integral part of most of the Tull repertoire and his solo material. In his most recent solo concerts, Ian has been accompanied by orchestras, string quartets and featured soloists.

His acoustic shows are a big hit with fans.