The Tour Chronology: 2016

The Tour Chronology: 2016

January 15, 2016 – Swedish American Hall, SF Sketchfest, San Francisco, CA
BAKED with Brendon Small & Steve Agee
With guests Matt Braunger, Ben Kronberg and Laraine Newman
personnel: MK, Joe Travers, Pete Griffin
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January 30, 2016 – The Tower Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
BAKED with Brendon Small & Steve Agee
personnel: MK, Joe Travers, Pete Griffin
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February 3, 2016 – El Rey, Los Angeles, CA
personnel: MK, Dean Delray, Rudy Sarzo, Dave Lombardo, Chris Goss
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MK notes: “I’m sitting in with Dean Delray and Rudy Sarzo and Dave Lombardo and Chris Goss tonight at the El Rey on Wilshire – Dean is throwing a party for his 50th birthday – comedy from 9 to 10:30, rock and roll from 10:30 to midnight. This will be good times.” (FB)

'Surfing to Shockwave' tour with Satriani & Keneally! Photo by Troy Conrad
Photo by Troy Conrad

“Surfing to Shockwave” Tour
with Joe Satriani, Mike Keneally, Bryan Beller and Marco Minnemann

2/25 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
2/26 Salem, OR @ Historic Elsinore Theatre
2/27 Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Theatre
2/28 Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
3/01 San Diego, CA @ Balboa Theatre
3/02 Tucson, AZ @ Fox Tucson Theatre
3/03 Riverside, CA @ Fox Performing Arts Center
3/04 Las Vegas, NV @ Pearl Concert Theater @ Palms Casino
3/05 Scottsdale, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Ballroom
3/07 Denver, CO @ Historic Paramount Theatre
3/08 El Paso, TX @ Abraham Chavez Theatre
3/09 Dallas, TX @ The Majestic Theatre
3/10 Houston, TX @ House of Blues
3/11 San Antonio, TX @ Laurie Auditorium
3/12 New Orleans, LA @ Orpheum Theater
3/14 Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
3/15 Pensacola, FL @ Saenger Theatre
3/16 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Parker Playhouse
3/17 Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
3/18 Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
3/19 Jacksonville, FL @ Florida Theatre
3/21 Durham, NC @ Carolina Theatre
3/22 Charlotte, NC @ Knight Theater
3/23 Atlanta GA @ Symphony Hall
3/24 Richmond, VA @ The National
3/25 Virginia Beach, VA @ Sandler Center
3/26 Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
3/29 New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
3/30 Port Chester, NY @ Capitol Theatre
3/31 Providence, RI @ The Vets
4/01 Brookeville LI @ Tilles Center
4/02 Washington DC @ Lincoln Theatre
4/04 Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre
4/06 Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre
4/08 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
4/09 Buffalo, NY @ UAB Center for the Arts
4/10 Cleveland, OH @ Hard Rock
4/12 Pittsburgh, PA @ Carnegie Music Hall
4/13 Detroit, MI @ Fillmore Detroit
4/14 Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theatre
4/15 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
4/16 St. Paul, MN @ The Fitzgerald Theatre
4/21 Calgary AB @ Grey Eagle Event Centre
4/22 Enoch, AB @ River Creek Casino
4/24 Vancouver, BC @ Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

Keneally Bendian Lunn

May 13, 2016 – Alvas Showroom, San Pedro, CA
Keneally Bendian Lunn
personnel: MK, Gregg Bendian, Doug Lunn
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May 14, 2016 – Alvas Showroom, San Pedro, CA
Keneally Bendian Lunn
personnel: MK, Gregg Bendian, Doug Lunn
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May 15, 2016 – Alvas Showroom, San Pedro, CA
Keneally Bendian Lunn
personnel: MK, Gregg Bendian, Doug Lunn
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May 27, 2016 – Bolgen Kulturhus, Larvik, Norway
Interview, clinic and live band performance Rune Erling Pederson and Are Gogstad
personnel: MK, Rune Erling Pederson, Are Gogstad
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MIKE KENEALLY AND FRIENDS
With Jaan Wessman and Schroeder
opening for JJ GREY & MOFRO

June 2, 2016 – Zeche, Bochum, Germany
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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June 3, 2016 – Music Hall, Worpswede, Germany
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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June 5, 2016 – Stadtpark, Hamburg, Germany
(with Tedeschi Trucks Band headlining)
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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June 7, 2016 – Kantine, Köln, Germany
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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note: The Chronologist was in the audience

June 8, 2016 – Tollhaus, Karlsruhe, Germany
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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June 9, 2016 – Jazzhaus, Freiburg, Germany
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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June 10, 2016 – LKA Longhorn, Stuttgart, Germany
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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June 11, 2016 – Hirsch, Nürnberg, Germany
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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June 13, 2016 – Session Music, Walldorf, Germany
A Taylor Guitars event
personnel: MK, Jaan Wessman, Schroeder
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JOE SATRIANI SUMMER EUROPEAN TOUR
with Joe Satriani, Mike Keneally, Bryan Beller and Marco Minnemann

A number of the shows are G3 dates, featuring Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, & The Aristocrats

Jun 18, 2016 – Hellfest Clisson, FR
Jun 20, 2016 – Vicar Street Dublin, IE
Jun 22, 2016 – Paradiso Amsterdam, NL
Jun 23, 2016 – Cirque Royal Brussels, BE
Jun 24, 2016 – Poppodium Hedon Zwolle, NL (note: The Chronologist was in the audience)
Jun 25, 2016 – Rockhal Esch/Alzette, LU
Jun 27, 2016 – Amager Bio Copenhagen, DK
Jun 28, 2016 – Rockefeller Music Hall Oslo, NO
Jun 29, 2016 – Train Aarhus, DK
Jun 30, 2016 – Z7 Konzertfabrik 4133 Pratteln Basel, CH
Jul 02, 2016 – Rock In Roma / Moon Stage @ Ippodromo delle Capannelle Rome, IT (G3 date)
Jul 03, 2016 – Piazza Matteotti Sogliano al Rubicone, IT (G3 date)
Jul 04, 2016 – Piazza del Popolo Ascoli Piceno, IT (G3 date)
Jul 05, 2016 – GruVillage Grugliasco, IT (G3 date)
Jul 07, 2016 – Teatro de la Laboral Cuidad de la Cultura Gijon, ES
Jul 08, 2016 – Sala CUSTOM Seville, ES
Jul 09, 2016 – Santana 27 Bilbao, ES
Jul 11, 2016 – Circus Krone Munich, DE (G3 date)
Jul 12, 2016 – Offenbach Capitol Offenbach, DE (G3 date)
Jul 13, 2016 – Bruckenforum Bonn, DE (G3 date)
Jul 14, 2016 – Lasko Pivo Cvetje, SI
Jul 15, 2016 – Guitare en Scene Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, FR

August 8-12, 2016 – G4 Experience, Glen Cove Mansion, Long Island, NY
With Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Mike Keneally, Alex Skolnick and Eric Johnson
personnel: MK
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October 5, 2016 – Renaissance Dining Courtyard, Florence, SC
personnel: MK, Kevin Singleton (bass), Mike Knight (drums)
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note: from MK’s FB: “Hey, this is interesting!: I was going to be doing a free performance tomorrow night at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC (with Kevin Singleton on bass and Mike Knight on drums) – but all FMU events this week have been cancelled due to storm warnings. Thing is, the weather here in Florence is going to be beautiful tomorrow night.”

Progtoberfest 2016

October 21, 2016 – Reggie’s Progtoberfest II, Chicago, IL
As special guest in a tribute to KEITH EMERSON
also featuring JONATHAN SCHANG of District 97
and LUIS NASSER of Sonus Umbra and Might Could
personnel: MK
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MIKE KENEALLY & BEER FOR DOLPHINS

  with BRYAN BELLER and JOE TRAVERS
(Opening for MK&BFD: Travis Larson Band)

October 22, 2016 – Reggies’s Progtoberfest II, Chicago, IL
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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October 25, 2016 – River Street Jazz Cafe, Plains, PA
personnel: MK, BB, JT
setlist: Opening, The Car Song, Spoon Guy, Ugly Town, Hallmark, Roots Twist, Self n’ Other, MK Improv, Fathers Day, Top Of Stove Melting, I Was Not Ready For You, Roll, My Dilemma, Sam, Them Dolphins Is Smart, 1988 Was A Million Years Ago, Yep Them Dolphins Is Smart Alright, Cowlogy, ‘Cause of Breakfast, I Can’t Stop (info provided by Brian Lagerman)
tape: audio and video exist

October 26, 2016 – Leftfield, New York, NY
personnel: MK, BB, JT
setlist: Lightning Roy, Frozen Beef (Come With Me), Self ‘n’ Other, Hallmark, Top of Stove Melting, Dolphins/1988/Yep, Dolphins -> Bullys -> Voyage to Manhood, I Was Not Ready For You, Roots Twist, Roll, Cheddar, Cowlogy, encores: Immigrant Song (Led Zeppelin), Panda, Choosing To Drown (info provided by Michael Puterbaugh)
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note:  Initially scheduled for The Iridium. “The people at Leftfield were very cool to book us after the Iridium booking went kaput” – MK

October 27, 2016 – Jammin’ Java, Vienna, VA
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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October 28, 2016 – Kennett Flash, Kennett Square, PA
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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October 29, 2016 – NJ Proghouse, Dunellen, NJ
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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October 30, 2016 – The Wheelhouse, Narragansett, RI
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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November 1, 2016 – The Camel, Richmond, VI
Plus special guests Curtana
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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November 2, 2016 – The Pour House Music Hall, Raleigh, NC
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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November 3, 2016 – The Rabbit Hole, Charlotte, NC
personnel: MK, BB, JT
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November 8, 2016 – The Baked Potato, Studio City, CA
Mike Keneally & Beer For Dolphins
personnel: MK, BB, JT, Rick Musallam
setlist: Father’s Day, Self n Other, Beautiful, Sam, 2001, Lightnin’ Roy, Choosing To Drown, Hello, Roots Twist, (The It’s No Mystery Rick Is Welcomed Back Interlude), Tranquillado, Own, Inkling, Voyage To Manhood, Career Politicians, I Was Not Ready For You, Skull, Bubbles, Roll, Hum, Kedgeree, Cowlogy, ‘Cause Of Breakfast (info provided by Anuj Arora)
tape: audio and video exist, video can be found on this YouTube-channel
note: Anuj says “The Night We REALLY Needed Guitar Therapy At The Potato

November 12, 2016 – Make Weird Music HQ, Mesa, AZ
House concert – Mike Keneally & Andy West
personnel: MK, Andy West
setlist: You Must Be This Tall, Aye Aye Monster
tape: YouTube

 

SURFING TO SHOCKWAVE TOUR 2016 – SOUTH AMERICA
Joe Satriani, Marco Minnemann, Bryan Beller, Mike Keneally

Dec 01, 2016 Teatro Metropolitan Mexico City, MX
Dec 04, 2016 Teatro Cariola Santiago, CL
Dec 07, 2016 EDA (Espaco das Americas) Sao Paulo, BR
Dec 09, 2016 Net Live Curitiba Curitiba, BR
Dec 11, 2016 Teatro Araujo Vianna Porto Alegre, BR
Dec 13, 2016 Teatro de Verano Montevideo, UY
Dec 15, 2016 Plaza de la Musica Cordoba, AR
Dec 16, 2016 Luna Park Buenos Aires, AR
Dec 17, 2016 Teatro El Circulo Rosario, AR