Queensrÿche's Geoff Tate in Surprise Performance at James Durbin's Wedding; Launches Solo Acoustic Tour
Queensrÿche frontman Geoff Tate made a surprise appearance at American Idol season 10 finalist James Durbin's wedding reception on New Year's Eve, launching into a duet with Durbin of "Take Hold of the Flame." The song is a favorite of Durbin, who released his debut album—Memories of a Beautiful Disaster—last November, and his new bride Heidi Lowe.
Tate has also revealed plans for a selection of acoustic solo dates on the West Coast, billed as "Geoff Tate and Friends." Tour dates below.
01/27 Agoura Hills, CA, the Canyon Club
01/28 San Diego, CA, Anthology
01/29 San Juan Capistrano, CA, the Coach House
01/31 Grass Valley, CA, Center for the Arts
01/01 Chico, CA, El Rey
02/02 Napa, CA, Uptown
02/04 Snoqualmie, WA, Finaghty's