In celebration of their 50th Anniversary, music legends King Crimson will be performing at the Fox Theater in Oakland on September 5 and 6, 2019! The current eight musician line-up will perform 50 concerts across three continents as part of their 2019 Celebration tour.
Since the band’s return to live performance in 2014, with critically acclaimed sell-out shows all over the world, including two defining shows at the Roman amphitheater in Pompeii, the audience has been reinvented, as much as the band itself. The band’s packed three-hour shows regularly include material from twelve of their thirteen studio albums, including many of the songs from their seminal 1969 album, In The Court of the Crimson King, described by Pete Townshend, as an “uncanny masterpiece.”
The new 8-piece line-up plays many historic pieces which Crimson have never played live, as well as new arrangements of Crimson classics – “the music is new whenever it was written.” There are also new instrumentals and songs, as well as the compositions by the three drummers, Pat Mastelotto, Gavin Harrison and Jeremy Stacey, which are a regular highlight. A unique show, where eight of the best musicians in the world play music without distraction or adornment.