Steve Vai Maps Out Inviolate World Tour

It includes stops in 10 Canadian cities this summer

BY Megan LaPierrePublished Jun 2, 2023

In support of his recently released archival album Vai/Gash, storied guitarist Steve Vai — who has played with the likes of Frank Zappa, Whitesnake and David Lee Roth — has announced that he and his multi-necked axes will be hitting the road for the Inviolate Tour. The worldwide trek includes several Canadian dates, hitting 10 cities coast-to-coast this August.

After beginning early this month in South America, Vai will chart the North American leg from July 16 (in Tucson) onwards. The guitarist will make his way to Canada the following month, starting with shows at yet-to-be-announced venues in Halifax, NS, and Saint John, NB, on August 2 and 3, respectively.

Then, Vai plays Montreal's Corona Theatre on August 5, Ottawa's Bronson Centre on August 6, Toronto's Danforth Music Hall on August 8, Winnipeg's Burton Cummings Theatre on August 10, Saskatoon's Coors Event Centre on August 11, Edmonton's Union Hall on August 12, Calgary's Palace Theatre on August 13 and Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre on August 15.

The Inviolate Tour is set to conclude back in the US thereafter, with its finale on August 19 in Monterey.

Tickets go on sale today at noon local time. Check out Vai's full itinerary below.

Steve Vai 2023 Tour Dates:

06/03 Sao Paulo, Brazil - Best of Blues and Rock Festival
06/06 Buenos Aires, Argentia - Luna Park
06/08 Montevideo, Uruguay - Sala del Museo
06/11 Lima, Peru - Centro de Convenciones Barranco
06/13 Quito, Ecuador - Teatro Nacional Casa de la Cultura
06/15 Santiago, Chile - Theater Coliseo
06/18 San Jose, Costa Rica - Pepper's
06/20 Guadalajara, Mexico - Diana Theater
06/21 Mexico City, Mexico - Metropolitan Theater
06/23 Monterrey, Mexico - Pabellon M
07/16 Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre
07/18 Grand Junction, CO - Mesa Theatre
07/19 Albuquerque, NM - Revel
07/20 Midland, TX - La Hacienda
07/21 Little Rock, AR - Little Rock Hall
07/23 New Orleans, LA - Joy Theater
07/25 Nashville, TN - CMA Theater
07/26 Memphis, TN - Minglewood Hall
07/27 Peoria, IL - Civic Center Theater
07/28 Clarksburg, WV - The Robinson Grand
07/29 Harrisburg, PA - Whitaker Center
07/30 Wilkes-Barre, PA - FM Kirby Center
08/01 Bar Harbor, ME - The 1932 Criterion Theatre
08/02 Halifax, NS - TBD
08/03 Saint John, NB - TBD
08/05 Montreal, QC - Corona Theatre
08/06 Ottawa, ON - Bronson Centre
08/08 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
08/10 Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
08/11 Saskatoon, SK - Coors Event Centre
08/12 Edmonton, AB - Union Hall
08/13 Calgary, AB - The Palace Theatre
08/15 Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre
08/16 Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory
08/17 Bend, OR - Midtown Ballroom
08/19 Monterey, CA - Golden State Theater

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