Jethro Tull bringing “Seven Decades” Tour to the Bay Area


Legendary rock band Jethro Tull has announced “The Seven Decades” tour. Led by Ian Anderson, the concert will feature a rich collection of the best-known Tull repertoire from 1968 to date. Fans will recognize the key songs from the band’s rich heritage. These are songs which put Jethro Tull and Ian Anderson on the map during these seven decades. “The Seven Decades” tour will hit the U.S. from August through November, with stops at the Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln (9-29), Saratoga Mountain Winery (9-30), and Santa Rosa’s Luther Burbank Center (10-1). Tickets to all shows are available here.


Jethro Tull’s 23rd studio album, “RökFlöte” is now out on all streaming media and in stores via Inside Out Music. Following 2022’s “The Zealot Gene,” the group’s first LP in two decades, Anderson and his bandmates’ new 12-track record is based on the characters and roles of some of the principal gods of old Norse mythology, and exploring the “RökFlöte” — rock flute — which Tull has made iconic.

With more than 30 albums to their credit and sales totaling more than 60 million, Jethro Tull is one of the most successful rock bands of all-time with a catalog that contains classics that still resonate today. Led by Anderson, Tull continue to tour throughout the world, entertaining audiences of all ages.

The band consists of:
Ian Anderson – Concert and Alto flutes, Flute d’Amour, Irish whistle and vocals
Joe Parrish-James – Electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
John O’Hara – Piano, keyboards and Hammond Organ
Scott Hammond – Drums
David Goodier – Bass

About Daniel Gluskoter

Daniel Gluskoter is the Martinez Tribune's national music and sports editor and a Bay Area photojournalist who's work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated. He covered the 2008 Presidential campaign as a correspondent for United Press International and has travelled worldwide covering events ranging from numerous Super Bowls and Olympics to Live Aid and the Grammys.

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