Dave Davies of The Kinks
Thursday, April 6 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and lead guitarist and co-founder of the legendary group, the Kinks—Dave Davies returns to the USA for his 2017 tour.
Dave Davies is the pioneering rock guitarist who singlehandedly changed rock-n-roll, creating the first heavy-metal guitar tone and riff. This revolutionary guitar sound propelled the Kinks into stardom with the global smash hits “You Really Got Me” and “All Day and All of the Night,” followed by numerous other classics over the next decades.
"Dave Davies is one of the most unpredictable and original forces in rock,” enthuses writer Bill Crowley. “His distinctive guitar style went on to have major impact on several key guitar-rock styles, including heavy metal and punk…. Dave's massive guitar sounds have inspired bands from Van Halen to Green Day."
Davies will be celebrating the release of his new album Open Road, recorded with his son Russ Davies, as well as the upcoming film, Dave Davies: Strangers, and a new solo album due for release later in the year. He will be performing a set of his solo hits and your favorite Kinks classics, accompanied by his accomplished band.
Dave Davies’ performances are an expression of the power, sensitivity, magnetism and the creativity of a seasoned-yet-spontaneous rock-n-roll visionary.