Under Embargo, do not confirm Exclusive: Béla Fleck & Chick Corea Announce Dual Bill Tour


(CelebrityAccess) — Jazz legend Chick Corea and the Elektric Band are teaming up with Béla Fleck & the Flecktones for a rare dual bill tour of North America next year.

The tour will hit the road with dates starting on August 5th and running through August 21st.

Both groups are touring in their original configurations, with the Flecktones consisting of Victor and Roy "Futureman" Wooten on Bass and Drumitar respectively, as well as Howard Levy on the mouth harp and keyboards.

Chick Corea will be supported with his entire classic Elektroband quintet on stage: John Patitucci (Bass), Frank Gambale (Guitar), Eric Marienthal (Saxophone), and Dave Weckl (Drums).

A full tour itinerary is in the works we're told and will be announced soon. For more information, please contact the Kurland Agency. – Staff Writers