CalProg Presents...

The Neal Morse Band
Monday March 2, 2015
The Rose Center Theater in Westminster
8:00pm - All Seats Reserved/All Ages/No Alcohol
(Theater does NOT sell tickets to CalProg Events)

    Neal Morse Website   Rose Theater


PRESS RELEASE from Radiant Records

Neal Morse has been at the top of the Progressive Rock Genre for over 20 years now. In his partnership with

Drummer Mike Portnoy, the two have built a brand that is no doubt a force to be reckoned with. In the midst

of this universe of prog music, Neal Morse has always reserved his solo material for a special line up of stellar

musicians. Mike Portnoy and Bassist Randy George have been at the core of Morse’s solo recordings for the

past 12 years. Now for the very first time in his solo catalogue Neal is taking the band approach. With the

arrival of Keyboardist Bill Hubauer, and Guitarist Eric Gillette, doing a band album seemed the most logical

approach. Hubauer and Gillette are both formidable vocalists with strong presence. Both are skilled writers as

well. The Grand Experiment is the product of a few studio sessions and a total collaboration between all

members and the grand total is greater than the sum of the parts.


Now with “The Neal Morse Band” the guys will be hitting the US, Canada and Europe for a winter tour in

2015. Fans can expect a wealth of new music from the band as well as some fresh deep cuts from the

catalogue. The new album should be hitting the streets early February, 2015 although that is an estimated

release date. Watch for the forthcoming video for the title track “Grand Experiment” to be released soon.


Neal Morse Band is:

Neal Morse: Vocals, Guitar and & Keyboards

Mike Portnoy: Drums

Randy George: Bass

Eric Gillette: Guitar and Vocals

Bill Hubauer: Keyboards and Vocals


For the first time ever prog icon Neal Morse came into a recording session with his long time friend and collaborator Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Bill Hubauer and Eric Gillette... with NOTHING! He had no prepared material at all. "I wanted to see what it would be like to create freely in the room with no preconceived notions. It was quite a risk! I made a lot of room for the other guys to create and express themselves and the result is outstanding! We wanted to experiment, do something a bit different, and see what everyone is capable of...we found SPADES!" The results are obvious! This was a "grand experiment" that produced something far beyond anyone's expectations!

The main disc, containing 5 tracks, 2 long prog epics that are sure to be favorites for years to come, as well as 3 shorter songs including the catchy rocking title track "The Grand Experiment" is sure to blow the minds of all prog fans and appeal to anyone who loves hooky songwriting with virtuoso performances from some of the best musicians in the world.

North American Dates:
Feb 22nd - Nashville, TN - TBA
Feb 24th - Manhattan, NY - Highline Ballroom
Feb 25th - Montreal , QB - La Tulipe
Feb 26th - Quebec City, QB - L'Impérial de Québec
Feb 27th - Chicago, IL - Arcada Theater
Feb 28th - Denver, CO - Soiled Dove Underground
Mar 2nd - Los Angeles, CA - Rose Center Theater, Westminster Ca.

European Dates:
Mar 5th - Pratteln CH - Z7
Mar 6th - Zoetermeer NL - Boerderij
Mar 7th - London UK - Islington Assembly Hall
Mar 8th - Verviers BE - Spirit Of 66
Mar 9th - Paris FR - Divan du Monde
Mar 11th - Aschaffenburg DE - Colo-Saal
Mar 12th - Mannheim DE - Alte Seilerei
Mar 13th - Hamburg DE - Markthalle
Mar 14th - Bochum DE - Matrix

The new album should be hitting the streets early February, 2015. Watch for the forthcoming video for the title track "Grand Experiment" to be released soon!