Win Tickets ($75): Joe Satriani @ Elsinore Theater | Instrumental, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Joe Satriani @ Elsinore Theater on October 23. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, October 18.

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Joe Satriani @ Elsinore TheaterJoe Satriani
w/ Living Colour
October 23, 2013
Doors 6:30 p.m./Show 7:30 p.m. | $35-$75 ADV/ $37.50-$77.50 Doors | All Ages
Tickets: TicketsWest

Elsinore Theatre
170 High St SE, Salem, OR 97301
503 375-3574 | More info: elsinoretheatre.com/‎

Joe Satriani has been a worldwide guitar hero since his 1987 breakthrough album, Surfing with the Alien. Over 10-million albums and CD’s later, in addition to 14 Grammy nominations and numerous accolades Satriani continues to push the envelope of modern rock guitar playing.

Although he originally started his career by teaching some of the top rock guitar players of the ’80s and ’90s like Metallica’s Kirk Hammet and virtuoso Steve Vai, Joe Satriani is universally hailed as one of the most technically accomplished and respected guitar players in rock. Satriani, who cites Jimi Hendrix as a major influence, quickly established himself as one of rock’s most influential guitarists.

Since the release of Surfing with the Alien in 1987, Satriani has continually been voted the best guitarist in leading guitar magazine readers’ polls. Chosen by Mick Jagger to perform worldwide on Mick’s first solo tour, and by Deep Purple to tour Japan and Europe, Satriani cemented his reputation as a true guitar hero.

After releasing several critically acclaimed solo albums, in 1996, Satriani embarked on the first G3 showcase tour, which became an instant success. G3 have performed sold out tours in North America, Europe, South America, Japan and Australia, and have released three live G3 DVDs.

In 2009 Joe teamed up with Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony of Van Halen plus Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to form Chickenfoot. The band’s debut album was an international success, receiving gold awards in the US, Canada and Europe, plus recognition from Classic Rock Magazine as The Best New Band of 2009.

Joe released his 11th studio album Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards in October 2010 and followed this with extensive North American and European tours. The following year, Chickenfoot’s second album, III, was released to critical acclaim on 27th September.

In January 2012, Satriani embarked on a European tour with Chickenfoot. By April 2012, he released the DVD/Blu-Ray of his much talked about 3D concert film Satchurated: Live In Montreal. During the same year, he embarked on G3 tours of Europe and Australia with Steve Vai and Steve Lukather.

On 22nd September 2012 Satriani performed at the 50 Years of Marshall tribute concert in honour of the late Jim Marshall, at London’s Wembley Arena which also included Paul Gilbert, Zakk Wylde, Glenn Hughes, Yngwie Malmsteen, Doug Aldrich, Billy Duffy, Nicko McBrain, Corey Taylor, Brian Tichy, Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Mike Portnoy, Andy Fraser and Kerry King.

The upcoming European tour coincides with the news that Satriani recorded a new solo album later this year for a worldwide release via Sony in May 2013. The enterprising guitarist is also in the planning stages of releasing a career retrospective box set for spring 2013.

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18 Responses to Win Tickets ($75): Joe Satriani @ Elsinore Theater | Instrumental, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

  1. Stephen October 15, 2013 at 10:29 am #

    My young son is a budding rock star.. Please choose me so I can bring him to see this rock guitar legend in person!

  2. Roger October 15, 2013 at 10:34 am #

    Yes! Would be a great of incredible guitar. And have never seen Joe perform live. Thanks!

  3. Lisa October 15, 2013 at 4:39 pm #

    It isn’t often that I don’t need to go up to Portland to see a good show!! Joe Satriani is right up there with Al DiMeola in my book!! Both are guitar gods!!!

  4. Sandy October 15, 2013 at 9:56 pm #

    It would be unbelievable to see Satriani-been a fan for decades!

  5. Aaron October 16, 2013 at 9:14 am #

    Let’s go surfing with the alien!!

    Also, Living Colour has the leanest, meanest rhythm section in rock’n’roll!! Will Calhoun and Doug Wimbish are the tightest, funkiest, most incredible sticks n’ low end combo in the bizness.

    I would love to see this show!

  6. Kellie October 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm #

    I wanna go! Pick me please

  7. kathy October 17, 2013 at 11:27 am #

    My husband loves Joe’s music and doesn’t even know he’s coming to our State. It would be so worth the drive to surprise him with tickets to the show. I just hope he wouldn’t have an early start the next morning for work. That’s one thing my husband & I share is a love for great guitarists & their music.

  8. Lynnette Flaten October 17, 2013 at 1:38 pm #

    My son is a music student at ACMA in Beaverton and has been a huge fan of Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, and Eric Johnson for as long as we remember !

    He says if we win and go he is going to go up and shake his hand. I hope he gets to do that !!!! I know his music has inspired lots of kids and that is what makes him so cool…and he does it without violent content in his music which to me as a parent makes him epic !!!!!

  9. Julie Landers October 17, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

    I would love to go to a concert! It is one of the things on my bucket list. I would be so excited to be able to see you live. It would be awesome! Thank you so much for this chance for free tickets.

  10. Katie Robinson October 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm #

    AHHH!!!!! I would LOVE to go to this show! I am a public school music teacher, a performer and producer. I have dedicated my life to music and this would be AMAZING!!!! My husband is also a HUGE fan and we haven’t been out on a date in almost a year because we are always working. Please, please PLEASE!!!!!! This would be AWESOME!!!! BIG thanks for giving these tickets out to who ever wins :)

  11. Kaitlin October 17, 2013 at 3:40 pm #

    My dad introduced me to Joe’s music when I was in high school. Loved it right away and have been a fan since! I would love to introduce my new husband to this legend IN PERSON!!!

  12. Dave G. October 17, 2013 at 5:42 pm #

    Killer bill! Let’s do this!

  13. Evan Michael October 17, 2013 at 9:26 pm #

    I want to win these tickets !!!!! And yes, I am taking my mom !!!!!! So thank you for the cool tickets and for picking me and my mom !!!!!! We are both huge fans.

    **********FLYING IN A BLUE DREAM with UNSTOPPABLE MOMENTUM************
    (how cool would that truly be….)

  14. bjoern October 17, 2013 at 9:49 pm #

    Amazing performer…..

  15. Mr Karl Michael Jacobson October 18, 2013 at 8:03 pm #

    I have to pinch pennies so may the luck of the draw come my way (I live in Salem and the thought of a show this good at the Elsinor and me not being there – hurts)

  16. pauline October 18, 2013 at 11:43 pm #

    To this I say, oh yeahhh. Oh heck yeah baby. Sweet widdly guitar licks?! Yes, please. Guiatar Satriani solos in our bright and lovely PDX?! Yes, please! Giggidy.

  17. lynnette October 21, 2013 at 6:46 pm #

    So who won? Why don’t we get to know who won…or is this a scam to get people to send emails to ????

    • Mr Karl Michael Jacobson October 22, 2013 at 10:57 am #

      I won! It’s no scam.

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