Dream Theater to Perform Full ‘Scenes From a Memory’ Album on Fall 2019 Tour

2019-07-24

Dream Theater – Story by Charles Ken, photo by Mark Maryanovich

Dream Theater is honoring the 20th anniversary of their “Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From a Memory” with a fall tour in which they’ll play the album in full

Dream Theater are road warriors, and the progressive rock band will continue that tradition later this year when they hit the pavement on the second North American leg of their Distance Over Time tour.

The tour will feature Dream Theater performing their famed “Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From a Memory” from front to back to celebrate the album’s 20th anniversary. Also expect to hear new songs off the band’s recently released album, “Distance Over Time,” and other Dream Theater classics.

The upcoming tour will kick off Sept. 26 in Louisville, Kentucky, and run through Nov, 11 in Kitchener, Ontario. Find the full list of tour dates below.

Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie recently spoke with Audio Ink Radio about “Distance Over Time” and the band’s longstanding musical chemistry.

“When we’re together, whether we’re together to write another album or together rehearsing or together onstage, it’s an indescribable feeling,” he said. “It’s thrilling. I guess that would be the closest word to properly describe it— it’s a thrilling ride, each and every time, and it’s something that we all since we were kids have been extremely passionate about. It’s a world that we can walk into and know that we’re respected. We’re welcomed and fulfilled and absolutely gratified from the experience.”

Dream Theater 2019 North American Fall Tour Dates:

09/26 Louisville, KY @ Louisville Palace
09/27 Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
09/29 Canton, OH @ Canton Palace Theatre
10/01 Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Center
10/02 St. Louis, MO @ Stifel Theatre
10/04 Baltimore, MD @ Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
10/05 Raleigh, NC @ Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
10/06 Richmond, VA @ Dominion Energy Center
10/08 Charleston, SC @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center
10/09 Asheville, NC @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
10/11 New Brunswick, NJ @ State Theatre New Jersey
10/12 Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre – Albany
10/15 Brookville, NY @ Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post
10/17 Chattanooga, TN @ Tivoli Theatre
10/18 Memphis, TN @ Graceland Soundstage at Elvis Presley’s Memphis
10/19 Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
10/22 San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theatre – San Antonio
10/23 El Paso, TX @ Abraham Chavez Theatre
10/24 Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Arts Center – Ikeda Theatre
10/26 Tucson, AZ @ Tucson Music Hall
10/27 El Cajon, CA @ Magnolia Performing Arts Center
10/28 Riverside, CA @ Fox Performing Arts Center
10/30 San Jose, CA @ San Jose Civic
11/01 Reno, NV @ Grand Theatre at The Grand Sierra Resort
11/04 Omaha, NE @ Orpheum Theater – Omaha
11/05 Madison, WI @ Capitol Theater – Madison
11/06 Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
11/09 Syracuse, NY @ Crouse Hinds Theater
11/11 Kitchener, ONT @ Centre In the Square

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