Five veteran performers – Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Kim Simmonds of Savoy Brown, Peter Rivera of Rare Earth and Vanilla Fudge will make up a package tour this summer called “Rock 'N' Blues Tour, it was announced April 14. The fifteen announced U.S. dates cover shows on both coasts during the month of August.
The line-up will feature the Johnny Winter Band, the Edgar Winter Band and Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds, who toured together in the 2012 edition of the Rock 'N' Blues Fest, plus Vanilla Fudge and Peter Rivera, formerly of Rare Earth. Edgar Winter said the tour will include a jam with his brother. “It's always a special occasion to jam with Johnny,” he said.
The tour begins Aug. 1 at the Theatre at Westbury, N.Y. and will feature additional shows in Rockland, Maine, Red Bank, N.J., Glenside, Pa., Cohasset, Mass., New Brunswick and Englewood, N.J., Melbourne, Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale and Clearwater, Fla., San Jose and Anaheim, Calif, Las Vegas, Nev. and Seattle, Wash.
Some tickets are available here.