Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Announces Early 2016 Shows
Unfortunately, Stanley isn't traveling very far to perform. All three nights will take place in Southern California, San Juan Capistrano (Feb. 26), Agoura Hills (Feb. 27) and Pasadena (Feb. 28).
Stanley debuted the 10-piece Soul Station at the Roxy in Los Angeles back in September. The setlist ranged from Motown (The Temptations, the Miracles) to Memphis (Al Green) to Philadelphia (The Stylistics, the Delfonics). In a statement announcing these three concerts, Stanley passionately explained why he needed to play these songs.
“We’re living in a time of being fed canned pre-programmed backing tracks and lip syncing in place of the electricity and passion of real live R&B,” he said. “When I was a boy, before I ever saw the Who or Led Zeppelin, I saw Solomon Burke and Otis Redding. I saw the Temptations and all that music is part of the foundation of the music I’ve made. Soul Station is my chance to celebrate it for a night that’s real, live and faithfully recreates the sound with the respect it deserves. Whether it’s the Stylistics, the Dramatics, the Temptations, Smokey [Robinson] and the Miracles, Blue Magic and on, these songs, arrangements and sound just blow you away. I don’t play guitar in the band and we don’t do a single Kiss song. That’s not what this is about. It’s magical to hear those songs played right and we’re making magic.”
Tickets for the concerts will go on sale on Friday, Dec. 4 at 12PM. For complete information, visit Stanley's website.
Soul Station February 2016 Tour
2/26 -- San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
2/27 -- Agoura Hills, Calif.
2/28 -- Pasadena, Calif.
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