Legendary Guitarist Andy Summers Theatre Tour Appears on September 6 at the Fitzgerald Theater

Legendary Guitarist Andy Summers Set for Theatre Tour this Summer Through Fall with The Cracked Lens + A Missing String

Tickets for the 30+ City North American Tour Available Now

Legendary guitar virtuoso and multiple Grammy®-winning artist, Andy Summers, has embarked on a 30+ city North American series of dates with The Cracked Lens + A Missing String theatre tour. The tour will see Summers visit intimate theatres incorporating his collective works into an insightful evening spanning his career where he will play guitar and improvise to several sequences of his photography shot worldwide, read excerpts from his book of short stories Fretted and Moaning, share insights on his music and photography, including his most recent photography book A Series of Glances, and perform selections from his extensive solo catalog.

“I’m thrilled to be going out with his show again,” says Summers – “let the light shine… after all we went through.”

Summers originally took this show out in 2019 culminating with a sold-out show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York but then as Covid hit, like most performers, he was forced to hold the tour until this summer.

The Cracked Lens + A Missing String theatre tour launches on the east coast Friday, July 21 in Beverly, MA, and includes stops in Ridgefield, Houston, Minneapolis, Albany, Pittsburgh, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, and more. Full routing is below. For more information visit AndySummers.com.

Please see the following link for assets including tour info and art, the new art book A Series of Glances cover and select images, the book of short stories Fretted and Moaning cover and select chapters, and music files: Andy Summers Assets

Full routing:

 

Friday, July 21, 2023                       Beverly, MA               Cabot Theater

Saturday, July 22, 2023                  East Greenwich, RI  Greenwich Odeum

Sunday, July 23, 2023 Ridgefield, CT          Ridgefield Playhouse

Tuesday, July 25, 2023                    Chester, NY              Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center

Wednesday, July 26, 2023               Phoenixville, PA        The Colonial Theatre

Friday, July 28, 2023                        Hopewell, VA            Beacon Theatre

Friday, August 11, 2023                    Houston, TX             Heights Theatre

Saturday, August 12, 2023              Dallas, TX                 Kessler Theatre

Wednesday, September 6, 2023      Minneapolis, MN       Fitzgerald Theater

Friday, September 8, 2023              Skokie, IL                  North Shore Center For The Performing Arts

Saturday, September 9, 2023          Urbana, IL                 Krannert Center

Sunday, September 10, 2023          Edwardville, IL          Wildey Theatre

Tuesday, September 12, 2023         Indianapolis, IN        Schrott Center for the Arts

Wednesday, September 13, 2023   Lexington, KY          Lexington Opera House

Thursday, October 5, 2023               Toronto, ON              The Royal

Friday, October 6, 2023                   Montreal, QC            Le National

Saturday, October 7, 2023               Quebec City, QC      Palais Montcalm

Wednesday, October 11, 2023         Albany, NY               The Egg

Thursday, October 12, 2023            York, PA                   Appell Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, October 14, 2023             Patchogue, NY         Patchogue Theatre

Monday, October 16, 2023               Kent, OH                  The Kent Stage

Tuesday, October 17, 2023              Pittsburgh, PA          Palace Theater

Friday, November 3, 2023                San Luis Obispo, CA Fremont Theater

Saturday, November 4, 2023            Monterey, CA            Golden State Theatre

Sunday, November 5, 2023              Napa, CA                  The Uptown Theatre

Tuesday, November 7, 2023            Portland, OR             Newmark Theatre

Wednesday, November 8, 2023       Seattle, WA               Kirkland Performing Arts Center

Thursday, November 9, 2023          Vancouver, BC          Vancouver Playhouse

Saturday, November 11, 2023          Edmonton, AB          Myer Horowitz

Sunday, November 12, 2023            Calgary, AB              The Grand Theatre

Thursday, December 7, 2023          Ft. Lauderdale, FL     Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, December 8, 2023                Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Saturday, December 9, 2023            Fort Pierce, FL           Sunrise Theatre

Sunday, December 10, 2023            Clearwater, FL           Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre

Andy Summers is a celebrated guitarist, composer, photographer, documentarian, author, and member of one of the most influential and acclaimed acts in musical history, The Police. With a catalog that has sold more than 75 million records worldwide and spawned multiple chart toppers including “Message in a Bottle,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Can’t Stand Losing You,” “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic,” just to name a few, as well as four of their five studio albums making Rolling Stone‘s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, The Police continue to be one of the most celebrated acts in music history. Summers is a five-time Grammy® winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and has spent the past four decades performing live to audiences across the globe. Summers has released multiple solo projects in recent years as well as collaborations with John Etheridge, Robert Fripp, Fernanda Takai, Ben Verdery, and Victor Biglione. In 2007, The Police reunited for a 14-month global tour becoming the third highest-grossing tour at the time.

In recent years Summers has become a noted author including the 2006 release of his memoir, OneTrain Later (St. Martin’s Publishing Group), the inspiration for his 2012 documentary film, Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police, and his first work of fiction released in 2021, Fretted and Moaning: Short Stories (Rocket 88)Summers has found considerable success as a noted photographer with more than 60 worldwide exhibitions to date including Leica Gallery in Los Angeles, Paris/LA Independent Photo Show, and Kunst; Licht Photo Art Gallery in Shanghai; Pavillon Populaire in Montpellier, France; and the Boneffanten Museum in Maastricht, Netherlands.

Summers has published several books of photography including the stunning Desirer Walks the Streets (Nazraeli Press), I’ll Be Watching You (Taschen), and currently A Series of Glances published by teNeues in Germany. Summers has maintained a close relationship with Leica Camera who produced a beautiful Leica Signature camera for him in 2019.

Andy Summers is the recipient of the prestigious Chevalier De L’Ordre Des Arts et Des Lettres by the Ministry of Culture in France.

For more information, please visit www.andysummers.com.

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