Joe Satriani is celebrating more than 30 years as a professional musician and guitarist. The Shockwave Tour has more than 50 tour dates in North American locations through April of 2016. Later in the year, Satriani will be performing at the G4 Eperience in Glen Cove, NY near where he is from. The G4 Experience is a four day event for players and music lovers of all ages, levels, interests and tastes. The environment will be non-competitive and is about experiencing the joys of music(g4experience.com). The event will have appearances by Eric Johnson, Mike Keneally, Alex Skolnick and Steve Vai.
Joe is heavily influenced by Jimi Hendrix and he began playing guitar in the early 70’s. Years later, Satriani is one of the world’s most commercially successful solo guitar artists and has worked with some of the biggest names in rock music. In July of 2015, Joe Satriani released his 15th studio album titled Shockwave Supernova, which features 15 tracks and was released through Sony Music Entertainment. As far as his instruments, Ibanez’s JS Series guitars and Peavey’s JSX amplifier lines were designed specifically as signature products for him. More info can be found at joesatrianiuniverse.com/gear/ibanez-js-guitars.
Photos: Joe Satriani @ the Elsinore Theater in Salem, Oregon on 2/26/2016 (Credit: New Millennium Music)