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Blind Guardian announce North American tour

Blind Guardian will play 1995 album Imaginations From The Other Side in full on upcoming North American tour

Blind Guardian have announced a North American tour for this September.

And although the German outfit released their latest album Beyond The Red Mirror last year, they say they’ll perform their 1995 record Imaginations From The Other Side in full on the dates.

Vocalist Hansi Kursch says: “I, being asked at least a thousand times by journalists and fans if we were not, in general, interested in a conceptual album performance, have been surprised by my bandmates, who came up with the exact same idea during last week’s journey to Denmark and Poland.

“Lead guitarist Andre Olbrich and rhythm guitarist Marcus Siepen suggested to make this September‘s Northern American tour an Imaginations From the Other Side conceptual tour. No surprise, drummer Frederik Ehmke was immediately up for that.

“It might be the two beers I drank that evening, but I spontaneously agreed on doing so, and now they are bound and determined to hold me to my word. No way out. I am already using too many words to deliver a fairly simple message – we will play the whole Imaginations From The Other Side album when we come back to North America.”

Support on the newly announced dates will be provided by Grave Digger.

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Tour Dates

Date Venue Location
Friday, July 15, 2016 at 7:00PM Rock Fest Barcelona Barcelona, Spain
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:00PM Metaldays Tolmin, Slovenia
Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 7:00PM Carpathians Alliance Metal Festival Kiev, Ukraine
Friday, August 5, 2016 at 7:00PM Wacken Open Air Wacken, Germany
Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 7:00PM Heavy Montreal Montreal, Canada
Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 7:00PM Open Air Kinogelände Schiffenberger Tal Giessen, Germany
Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 5:00PM ProgPower USA XVII Atlanta, United States
Friday, September 9, 2016 at 7:00PM Orpheum Tampa, United States
Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:00PM Revolution Fort Lauderdale, United States
Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00PM Ziggys Wilmington, United States
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 7:00PM Cats Cradle Carrboro, United States
Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 7:00PM Webster Hall New York, United States
Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7:00PM Palladium Worcester, United States
Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:00PM London Music Hall London, Canada
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 7:00PM Crofoot Pontiac, United States
Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:00PM The Waiting Room Omaha, United States
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:00PM The Rave Milwaukee, United States
Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 7:00PM Pierre's Fort Wayne, United States
Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:00PM Warehouse Live Houston, United States
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:00PM Gas Monkey Live Dallas, United States
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 7:00PM Summit Music Hall Denver, United States
Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:00PM Complex Salt Lake City, United States
Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:00PM House of Blues Las Vegas, United States
Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 7:00PM Observatory San Diego, United States
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:00PM Henry Fonda Los Angeles, United States
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7:00PM Fillmore San Francisco, United States
Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 7:00PM Loud Park 16 Tokyo, Japan
Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:00PM Taipei ATT showbox live house Taipei, Taiwan
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7:00PM Ruhrpott Metal Meeting Oberhausen, Germany
Friday, December 9, 2016 at 8:00PM Lucky Rijssen, Netherlands
Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:00PM X-Mas Bash Festival Geiselwind, Germany
Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 7:00PM Z7 Konzertfabrik Pratteln, Switzerland

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