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Tesla feat. Weapons of Anew and Voices of Extreme @ the Expo
September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tesla featuring Weapons Of Anew and Voices of Extreme are coming to the East Kentucky Expo Center, Saturday, September 23, 2017. Tickets will be on sale Friday, July 14th, at 10:00 a.m. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m., with the show beginning at 8:00 p.m. Tickets available at the Appalachian Wireless box office, ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
About the Artist
It’s been said that lightning never strikes the same place twice. However, it does in the case of Tesla.
Over the course of their thirty-year career, the critically acclaimed iconic Sacramento melodic hard rock quintet—Frank Hannon [guitar], Brian Wheat [bass], Jeff Keith [lead vocals], Troy Luccketta [drums], and Dave Rude [guitar]—sold more than 25 million albums and performed to sold out crowds across the world. Their journey kicked into high gear with 1986’s platinum-certified debut, Mechanical Resonance, which solidified them as a household name and yielded signature anthems such as “Little Suzi,” “Modern Day Cowboy,” “Cumin’ Atcha Live,” and “Gettin’ Better.” Celebrating the record’s 30th birthday, the boys from Sacramento unleash Mechanical Resonance Live! which will be released on August 26, 2016 (Tesla Electric Company Recordings/Mailboat/Frontiers).
Recorded in the Spring and Fall of 2015 while on tour with Def Leppard, it spruces up the classic 12-song track listing with 21st century live renditions. Bringing everything full circle, they owe its genesis to the suggestion of a close friend and fan Phil Collen of Def Leppard…
“Phil came into our dressing room to have a talk with us one night,” recalls Frank. “As a true fan of Tesla, he suggested that we record a live rendition of Mechanical Resonance. It was just a brilliant idea. We immediately agreed with him.”
“We pride ourselves on being great on stage, and we were really able to capture that,” says Brian. “It’s a bit of déjà vu. 30 years ago, we were on tour with Def Leppard promoting Mechanical Resonance. 30 years later, we’re touring with Def Leppard and promoting Mechanical Resonance!”
For the first time since the record’s original tour cycle, Tesla dusted off deep cuts like “We’re No Good Together” and “Before My Eyes.” Mixed by Brian in his own studio, the recordings pack a powerful and passionate punch by preserving the original performances.
Tickets On Sale NOW!
$38, $48, $85
You can get your tickets at the Appalachian Wireless Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, or phone 1-800-745-3000