Talking Heads veterans Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew have announced a 2023 Remain In Light tour featuring Cool Cool Cool as both their backing band and their nightly opening act. Harrison and Belew’s running Remain In Light shows pay homage to Talking Heads’ celebrated 1980 LP of the same name, on which they are both featured.

The 2023 tour is set to begin in February with a run of Colorado shows (2/16 in Denver, 2/17 in Boulder, 2/18 in Beaver Creek) before making its way to Oklahoma City, OK (2/21); St. Louis, MO (2/22); Minneapolis, MN (2/24); Chicago, IL (2/25); Indianapolis, IN (2/26); Akron, OH (2/27); and Buffalo, NY (2/28).

Jerry Harrison, Adrian Belew, and Cool Cool Cool will move into March with shows in Toronto, ON (3/2); Pittsburgh, PA (3/3); Baltimore, MD (3/4); and Sayreville, NJ (3/5) before closing the tour with a run of five East Coast shows in five days featuring stops in Philadelphia, PA (3/7); Albany, NY (3/8); New York, NY (3/9); Boston, MA (3/10); and New Haven, CT (3/11).

Harrison and Belew first reunited to perform material from Remain In Light at the 2021 edition of The Peach Music Festival with nine-piece funk-rock outfit Turkuaz as their backing band. In November 2021—in the midst of a tour with Harrison and Belew—seven members of Turkuaz collectively announced their departure from the group, throwing future Remain In Light dates into question. The seven former Turkuaz members went on to form a new band, Cool Cool Cool, which debuted at Brooklyn Comes Alive in September and has served as the backing band for various 2022 Remain In Light gigs including recent performances at Los Angeles, CA’s The Wiltern and San Francisco, CA’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. Read our recent interview with the members of Cool Cool Cool here.

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“’Remain In Light’ is a high point in my career,” said Jerry Harrison in a statement. “Adrian and I had often discussed the magic of the 1980 tour and the sheer joy it brought to audiences. It is such a delight to see that joy once again in the audiences on the current tour.”

“A joyful show of Talking Heads songs you know and love performed by a hot, eleven-piece ensemble including Jerry and me,” Belew added of the Remain In Light tour. “You can’t help but dance and go home with a happy smile on your face.”

Pre-sale tickets for the 2023 Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew Remain In Light tour featuring Cool Cool Cool go on sale Wednesday, November 2nd at 10:00 a.m. local venue time. A very limited number of “Once In A Lifetime” Meet & Greet VIP Experiences (including VIP entry, pre-show hangs and a Q&A with Jerry and Adrian, a signed poster, and more) will be available during the pre-sale period.

Tickets for the tour go on sale to the general public on Friday, November 4th at 10:00 a.m. local time. For complete ticketing details, head here. Click below for a full list of tour dates and venues.

Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew Remain In Light 2023 Tour ft. Cool Cool Cool

Thu, February 16 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Fri, February 17 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
Sat, Feb 18 – Beaver Creek, CO – Vilar Performing Arts Center (Auditorium)
Tues, February 21 – Oklahoma City, OK – Tower Theatre
Wed, February 22 – St. Louis, MO – The Factory
Thurs, February 24 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Sat, February 25 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
Sun, February 26 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
Mon, February 27 – Akron, OH – Goodyear Theater
Tue, February 28 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
Thurs, March 2 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Fri, March 3 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre
Sat, March 4 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
Sun, March 5 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
Tues, March 7 – Philadelphia, PA – Keswick Theatre
Wed, March 8 – Albany, NY – Empire Live
Thurs, March 9 – New York, NY – Sony Hall
Fri, March 10 – Boston, MA – HOB Boston
Sat, March 11 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall

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