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2016 Fall Tour Very Special Guest Passes

A limited number of Very Special Guest  passes will be made available to fans already holding tickets for the November US Fall tour. This package includes the following:

  • Attend soundcheck with Renaissance (approximately 5-6pm on day of show, no photography or video)
  • Attend a Meet and Greet with Renaissance directly after the show, plus your photo taken with the band (bring your own camera)

Cost: $60.00 per person. Available for purchase here.
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2016 February Mini-Tour VIP Very Special Guest Passes

A limited number of Very Special Guest  passes will be made available to fans already holding tickets for the February mini-tour. This package includes the following:

  • Attend soundcheck with Renaissance (approximately 5-6pm on day of show, no photography or video)
  • Attend a Meet and Greet with Renaissance directly after the show, plus your photo taken with the band (bring your own camera)

Cost: $50.00 per person. Available for purchase here.
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Renaissance / Annie Haslam “Cry to the World” Music Video

At long last our new music video Cry to the World filmed in the UK July 2015, with the soundtrack featuring Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull on flute.

We will be performing this song in our upcoming shows at The Keswick, Birchmere, Newton Theatre, and the Moody Blues Cruise.

Music video produced by Paul Green Productions.

Buy Symphony of Light CD or MP3 album at http://renaissancetouring.com/store

Renaissance on tour in March and April: http://renaissancetouring.com/tour

Patrick Moraz guest appearance on Renaissance 2015 Fall Tour

Symphonic rock icons Renaissance featuring legendary singer Annie Haslam will be performing in the US in the Fall 2015! Responding to requests from fans, Renaissance will be performing Song For All Seasons, Sounds Of the Sea and Northern Lights along with favorite classics and debuting Immortal Beloved from their critically acclaimed Symphony of Light album on this tour.

Legendary keyboardist Patrick Moraz, best known for his work with YES and the Moody Blues, as well as his innovative solo career, will be making a special guest appearance with the band at the Victoria Theater at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ on October 9 and 10, 2015!

Please visit the tour page for dates and ticket links.

 

Renaissance 2015 fall tour and DVD campaign update

Responding to requests from fans, Renaissance will be performing Song For All Seasons, Sounds Of the Sea and Northern Lights along with favorite classics and debuting Immortal Beloved from Symphony of Light on our 2015 Fall tour.

 

We are excited to bring to these performances the same brilliant line up of musicians who just completed our successful European Spring Tour 2015: Rave Tesar – keyboards; Tom Brislin – keyboards/vocals; Mark Lambert – acoustic guitars/vocals; Leo Traversa – bass/vocals; Frank Pagano – drums/vocals; and of course, the amazing vocals of Annie Haslam.

We look forward to our upcoming DVD release of ‘Live’ at The Union Chapel London, which was made possible by our successful IndieGoGo campaign and enthusiastic contributors whose love and support of Renaissance has been overwhelming. Pre-release contributions for pledge rewards, including your name in DVD booklet credits, can still be made for a limited time at the campaign page on IndieGoGo.Annie will be returning to England soon to finalize the DVD editing and production while back in the USA, Rave Tesar is perfecting the final audio mix.

We hope to see everyone at the shows!

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Renaissance Returns to Europe

Renaissance is proud to confirm concert dates in Europe.  Watch a video message from Annie Haslam and Rave Tesar:

 

2014 Fall Tour VIP Special Guest Passes

A limited number of Very Special Guest  passes will be made available to fans already holding tickets for the upcoming 2014 Fall tour. This package includes the following:

  • Attend soundcheck with Renaissance (approximately 5-6pm on day of show, no photography or video)
  • Personalized autographed Very Special Guest laminate pass on lanyard
  • Attend a Meet and Greet with Renaissance directly after the show, plus your photo taken with the band (bring your own camera)

Cost: $50.00 per person. Available for purchase here.

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Annie Haslam talks Renaissance and Yestival

Debbi Calton of WMGK Philadelphia interviewed Annie Haslam last week – listen here

Renaissance Forced to Postpone Nine Tour Dates

Lead Vocalist Annie Haslam diagnosed with serious spine injury

Philadelphia, PA – September 27

Annie Haslam, the lead singer of renowned progressive rock pioneers Renaissance, has been diagnosed with a serious vertebral compression fracture and is required to wear a Jewett Back Brace for two to three months. Her doctors have prescribed a minimum two to three week abstention from all travel. As a result, Renaissance will be forced to postpone the first nine dates of the first leg of their upcoming 2012-2013 Concert Tour.

The dates affected are:

Wednesday October 3 – Howard Theatre Washington DC
Thursday October 4 – Variety Playhouse Atlanta GA
Friday October 5 – The Plaza Live Orlando FL
Saturday October 6 – Capitol Theater Clearwater FL
Sunday October 7 – Amaturo Theater, Broward Center for Performing Arts Fort Lauderdale FL
Thursday October 11 – Le Gesu Centre Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Friday, October 12 – Tupelo Music Hall Londonderry, NH
Saturday October 13 – Showcase Live Foxborough, MA
Sunday October 14 – Center For The Performing Arts – The Egg Albany, NY

Ms. Haslam’s specialist has advised that she may begin performing live again starting with the group’s scheduled Friday, October 19th performance at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield,CT. The group plans on rescheduling the cancelled shows and adding more dates in 2013.

“I am very upset about having to postpone these shows,” commented Ms. Haslam. “We’ve all been so excited about bringing our classics to the fans as well as previewing material from the new studio album Grandine il Vento.”

Renaissance recently completed mixing their first new studio album in twelve years, which is expected to be released in early 2013. The 2012 dates the band will be performing are:

**Friday October 19 – Ridgefield Playhouse Ridgefield, CT
**Saturday October 20 – The Concert Hall at Ethical Culture New York, NY
**Thursday, October 25 – Victoria Theater – New Jersey Performing Arts Center Newark, NJ
**Friday October 26 – Keswick Theater Glenside, PA
*Saturday, October 27 – Scottish Rite Auditorium Collingswood, NJ
*Sunday, October 28 – Strand Center for the Arts Lakewood, NJ

* Program comprising Turn Of The Cards and Scheherazade and Other Stories
** Program comprising Novella in its’ entirety plus a treasure trove of favorites and debuting selections from the
new album Grandine il Vento

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Photo: Richard Barnes

Renaissance Announces First Leg of 2012-2013 Concert Tour

NovellaExcitement abounds in the Renaissance camp!  Our Kickstarter campaign is coming to a close – thank you for your generous support! And almost one year since our last sold-out concert tour, we are proud to announce the first run of performances of the 2012-2013 touring schedule.

We will present two different programs on the tour:

  • Grandine Il VentoClassic album Novella along with timeless favorites and selections from our soon to be released album Grandine Il Vento,
  • Reprise of the successful ‘Turn Of The Cards and Scheherazade and Other Stories’ concept

As more shows are added there will be updates via the Renaissance mailing list, the band’s Facebook page and official website.

Please note that this is the first run of shows being announced and that performances in additional cities and countries are planned.

Please visit the tour page for up-to-date specifics on cities and programs