The band released the news this morning of the first round of tour dates for their 40th Anniversary beginning in 2018. The 40 Trips Around The Sun Tour will begin in February 2018 in Europe. It’s going to be a huge worldwide tour. More shows will be announced shortly. Tickets for most shows go on sale this Friday. The dates are in the description of this video.
Sony – Legacy Recordings will also release a new Greatest Hits package. also titled: “40 Trips Around The Sun.” The album will feature brand new previously unreleased music along side newly remastered classic tracks worked on by Elliot Scheiner & Gavin Lurssen and his team.
The core Toto members, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Joseph Williams were involved and as Lukather has already mentioned the unearthed tunes from the fertile 81-84 period.
Also remember Toto is currently on a North American tour until September 16th. So you have two chances to see them. – by John Beaudin
TOTO – 2018 – 40 TRIPS AROUND THE SUN TOUR
2/19 Hamburg, DE – Mehr! Theater
2/21 Dusseldorf, DE – Mitsubishi-Electric Hall
2/22 Munich, DE – Olympiahalle
2/24 Berlin, DE – C-Halle
2/25 Leipzig, DE – Haus Auensee
2/28 Krakow, PL Tauron Arena
3/2 Vienna, AT – Gasometer
3/10 Milan, IT – Mediolanum Forum
3/13 Stuttgart, DE – Porsche Arena
3/15 Lille, FR – Zenith
3/17 Amsterdam, NL – Ziggo Dome
3/18 Brussels, BE – Forest National
3/20 Offenbach, DE – Stadthalle
3/23 Bologna, IT – Unipol Arena
3/25 Marseille, FR – Dome
3/26 Toulouse, FR – Zenith
3/27 Lyon, FR -Halle Tony Garnier
3/30 Paris, FR – La Seine Musicale
4/1 London, UK – Royal Albert Hall
4/2 Manchester, UK – Bridgewater Hall
4/4 Dublin, IE – Vicar Street
4/7 Belfast, UK – Waterfront Auditorium
4/8 Glasgow, UK – SEC Armadillo
John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 33 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a news man so he would have the skills to write about the artists that inspired him since he bought his first album, “Madman Across The Water” by Elton John as a teen. In the 80’s Beaudin was the host of the syndicated radio show “The Cross Canada Report” which had two version (Rock and A/C). Beaudin was also asked to be a judge at the Juno Awards (Canada’s answer to the Grammys) Twice. He has anchored every position in radio including morning and afternoon drive and was a Program and Music Director for The Breeze and California 103 in Calgary. He currently hosts the popular Lovesongs at QM-FM in Vancouver and on iHeartRadio.