The 2013 edition of the annual ROCK MEETS CLASSIC European tour kicked off on February 18th in Berlin, Germany. Backing vocalist AMANDA SOMERVILLE (TRILLIUM, AVANTASIA) has issued the fourth in a series of her traditional tour updates below:
Rock Meets Classic also features PRIMAL FEAR bandmates Mat Sinner (bass/master of ceremonies), Alex Beyrodt (guitars), Ralf Scheepers (backing vocals) and Randy Black (drums) as part of THE MAT SINNER BAND. It also features Somerville (backing vocals), Avantasia's Oliver Hartmann (guitars), Jimmy Kresic (keyboards), Tiffany Kirkland (backing vocals), Kolinda Brozovic (backing vocals) and Sascha Krebs (backing vocals).
Now into its fourth year, Rock Meets Classic showcases classic rock artists of the '70s and '80s performing their hits backed by a full-on rock band and an orchestra. Artists on this year's tour include Paul Rodgers (BAD COMPANY, FREE), Eric Bazilian (THE HOOTERS), Chris Thompson (MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND), Steve Augeri (JOURNEY), and Bonnie Tyler.
Remaining dates for the 2013 are as follows:
16 - Regensburg, Germany - Donauarena
17 - Zürich, Switzerland - Hallenstadion