Boz Scaggs Tour Schedule
Since 1963 Boz Scaggs has been delivering some of the best guitar based blues, rock, blue-eyed
soul in the world. The incomparable guitar talent has made a name for himself both as a solo act and as a guitarist in the
Steve Miller Band. Whether you are more familiar with the solo work of Boz Scaggs or his work with the Steve Miller you are
sure to love his live show. Scaggs has long been known for his amazing live shows which are a display of his unlimited talent
on the guitar. Be sure to catch Boz Scaggs while he is out on tour whether it is you first time seeing him or you one hundredth
Boz Scaggs has a massive U.S. tour lined up for 2014 and if it is anything like his last tour his fans are in
for a huge treat. The tour kicks off on the west coast with a show at Hult Center in Eugene, Oregon on February 8th. From
there Boz Scaggs will continue south, stopping in Napa, San Rafael, Santa Cruz, and San Diego, before finishing up his west
coast tour in Palm Desert, California at McCallum Theatre on February 18th.
On April 27th Boz Scaggs will perform at
Symphony Hall in Atlanta, Georgia and begin his tour of the east coast in earnest. On May 2nd he will play at Coral Springs
Center for the Arts in Coral Springs, Florida, followed by concerts in Fort Pierce and Orlando, Florida the next two nights.
On May 6th Boz Scaggs has a date at State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey which precedes shows in Philadelphia and Buffalo
before wrapping up the tour in Huntington, New Jersey at the Paramount Theatre on May 13th.
About the Artist
Scaggs began playing the guitar at age twelve while living in Texas where he befriended Steve Miller at St. Mark's school
and began performing with Miller's early band The Marksmen. He continued playing with Miller when they both attended the University
of Wisconsin but moved to London after leaving college and played with a few rhythm and blues bands before heading off to
Sweden to start a solo career and to record his first solo album, Boz. In 1967 he returned to the U.S. and moved to San Francisco
where he once again teamed up with Steve Miller and recorded the first two Steve Miller Band albums with the band. In 1968
Boz Scaggs signed on with Atlantic records where he released his second solo album. To date, Boz Scaggs has released 21 solo
albums, most recently 2013's MEMPHIS, in addition to the first two Steve Miller Band albums, Children of the Future and Sailor.
Boz Scaggs' big break as a solo artist came when he recorded the album Silk Degrees in 1976. The
album featured four hit singles: Lowdown, It's Over, What Can I Say, and We're All Alone. Based on the strength of those singles
the album reached number one in several countries in the world and number two in the United States. The single Lowdown sold
more than one million copies in the U.S., while Frankie Vallie and Rita Coolidge recorded covers of We're All Alone. Based
on the strength of Silk Degrees, Boz Scaggs was chosen to contribute to the soundtrack for Urban Cowboy which also gave him
another hit single with the song Look What You've Done to Me.
If you are looking to see
a true legend and master of his craft look no further than world famous guitarist Boz Scaggs. The world renowned guitarist,
singer, and songwriter has spent decades perfecting his craft as well as finding new avenues of musical expression to explore.
All of this hard work to which Boz Scaggs has dedicated his life is on full display when you head out to the concert hall
on the night of a Boz Scaggs performance. It is a transcendent experience like no other as Scaggs entrances the audience with
his amazing skills on the guitar. Whenever and wherever Boz Scaggs is performing, one thing is for certain, he will be surrounded
by some of the best musicians on the planet and will be geared up to put on an amazing show. It is an incomparable concert
that you will hope never ends. By the time the night is through you will be anxiously awaiting the next time Boz Scaggs comes
back to town.
The studio musicians who helped Boz Scaggs record his biggest hit album, Silk Degrees,
later went on to form the band Toto who had a major hit of their own with the song Africa. Boz Scaggs' son is a music journalist
for Rolling Stone magazine. Scaggs currently lives in Nap Valley with his wife and they have even made their own wine.