May 14 – Maceo Parker
American funk/jazz saxophonist, most famous for his work with James Brown.
May 24 – Thundercat
Stephen Bruner, better known by his stage name Thundercat, is an American multi-genre bass player from Los Angeles, California.
June 20 – Richard Thompson (Solo Acoustic)
The finest rock songwriter after Dylan and the best electric guitarist since Hendrix.
June 27 – Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime
Geoff Tate celebrates the 30th Anniversary of one of the best-selling rock concept albums, Operation:Mindcrime – certified Platinum and named as one of the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums Of All Time”.
June 29 – Toad the Wet Sprocket
Toad the Wet Sprocket (Glen Phillips on lead vocals and guitar, Dean Dinning on bass and vocals, Todd Nichols on lead guitar and vocals, and Randy Guss on the drums) share in the kind of musical chemistry that can only come from meeting in high school and writing, recording and touring on albums over the course of those 25 years.
July 16 – Tommy Emmanuel, CGP & John Knowles, CGP – Heartstrings Tour
In music as in love, one + one can add up to…not two but a new and greater one.