Steve Vai Postpones 2022 Tour from January to September; Needs Surgical Procedure

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Guitarist Steve Vai announced this week that his planned North American tour that was to begin on Jan. 27 has been postponed to the fall due to his need of a surgical procedure.

The tour was geared around the upcoming release of Inviolate, his new record due out on Jan. 28, but as explained in a news release, it was determined that Vai needed an additional surgical procedure that would have made touring right now impossible:

Approximately one year ago, Vai underwent shoulder surgery to repair an injury. That procedure was successful, enabling him to record the upcoming studio album release of Inviolate (Favored Nations / Mascot Label Group). In preparing for the tour, it became clear that a new injury emerged that requires another surgery prohibiting the tour to be staged as announced.

Said Vai of the setback:

“I’m gutted that we have to move this tour, but I also know it’s in the best interests for us and the fans that we do.”

Below are the new dates for Steve Vai’s tour, which will start on Sept. 28 and necessitated a few venue changes (and the omissions of shows in Milwaukee, WI and Billings, MT due to scheduling conflicts):

9/28 El Cajon, CA The Magnolia

9/30 Riverside, CA Fox Performing Arts Center

10/01 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues

10/02 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre

10/04 Salt Lake City, UT The Rockwell at The Complex

10/05 Boulder, CO Boulder Theater

10/07 Oklahoma City, OK Tower Theatre

10/08 Dallas, TX House Of Blues

10/09 San Antonio, TX The Aztec Theatre

10/11 Austin, TX Paramount Theatre

10/12 Houston, TX House Of Blues

10/14 Birmingham, AL Lyric Theatre

10/15 Macon, GA Hargray Capitol Theatre

10/16 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse

10/18 Clearwater, FL Bilheimer Capitol Theatre

10/19 Ft. Lauderdale, FL The Parker

10/20 Orlando, FL The Plaza Live

10/21 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

10/22 Charleston, SC Charleston Music Hall

10/23 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte

10/25 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere

10/26 Harrisburg, PA TBD

10/27 Port Chester, NY The Capitol Theatre

10/28 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre

10/29 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre

10/30 Huntington, NY The Paramount

11/01 New Haven, CT College Street Music Hall

11/02 Providence, RI The Strand

11/03 Boston, MA The Wilbur

11/04 Rochester, NY Kodak Center

11/05 Albany, NY The Egg

11/07 Greensburg, PA Palace Theatre

11/08 Warren, OH Packard Music Hall

11/10 Detroit, MI Masonic Cathedral Theatre

11/11 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Theatre

11/12 Nashville, TN CMA Theatre

11/13 Louisville, KY Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

11/14 St. Louis, MO The Pageant

11/16 Chicago, IL Copernicus Center

11/18 St. Paul, MN Fitzgerald Theater

11/19 Lincoln, NE Bourbon Theatre

11/20 Kansas City, MO The Uptown Theater

11/21 Sioux Falls, SD The District

11/22 Des Moines, IA Hoyt Sherman Place

11/23 Fargo, ND Fargo Theatre

11/25 Bozeman, MT The ELM

11/26 Missoula, MT The Wilma

11/27 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre

11/28 Portland, OR Roseland Theater

11/30 Turlock, CA Turlock Community Theatre

12/02 Napa, CA Uptown Theatre Napa

12/03 Los Angeles, CA Theatre at Ace Hotel

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