Here’s some news about the upcoming New Dawn Rising tour from Karnataka.
After a busy time working on the stunning Illuminae album, Dark Horizons, Ian Jones has made the call and gathered the Karnataka clan again. The New Dawn Rising tour will see them head out across the UK showcasing the highlights of their symphonic prog catalogue.
Multiple award winners, their nationwide tour begins in March 2022 featuring founder member and bassist Ian Jones, the beautiful voice of vocalist Sertari, virtuoso keyboard player Gonzalo Carrera, stunning lead guitarist Luke Machin and top UK drummer Chris Allan. Expect classic tracks from past albums and brand-new material.
The band has been confirmed to headline the Friday of the Prog for Peart Festival on July 1st at The Northcourt in Abingdon and will also headline the final day of the Soundle Weekend Festival on Oct 2.
MAR 27 THE 1865 SOUTHAMPTON
APR 03 HRH PROG SHEFFIELD
APR 08 THE WHARF TAVISTOCK
APR 10 WINTER’S END FESTIVAL CHEPSTOW
APR 22 PONTARDAWE ARTS CENTRE SWANSEA
APR 30 THE STABLES WAVENDON
MAY 07 ROPETACKLE ARTS CENTRE SHOREHAM
MAY 24 THE ROBIN BILSTON
MAY 27 THE MET BURY
JUN 12 O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON LONDON
JULY 01 PROG FOR PEART ABINGDON
AUG 20 A NEW DAY FESTIVAL HERNHILL
OCT 02 SOUNDLE WEEKEND OUNDLE
From powerful to ethereal, breath-taking to haunting, Karnataka’s music combines a widescreen cinematic vision with epic symphonic and progressive rock soundscapes, taking the listener on a never to be forgotten journey. Winning plaudits from Radio 2’s Bob Harris, prog icon Rick Wakeman and many others, Karnataka’s storming live performances have entranced and captivated audiences across the UK, Europe and the USA and seen them perform alongside prestigious artists such as Robert Plant and Steven Wilson.
Add us to the list who rate the band highly, going back to their early days of watching them in venues like the Limelight in Crewe and at the Classic Rock Society.
Check out a personal favourite, Forsaken, and imagine Luke Machin letting rip on the guitar part that begins around 5:00 –