Thursday, July 9, 2015

ENCHANT - Announce European tour and North American dates!

ENCHANT, the Bay Area's long-running Prog Rock institution, are finally returning for live appearances in Europe this October in order to promote their acclaimed comeback album "The Great Divide", which was released via the band's longtime label partner InsideOutMusic last year.

The tour will be a double-headlining bill featuring ENCHANT as well as Hasse Fröberg & Musical Companion, kicking off (for ENCHANT) at the 2015 edition of ProgPower Europe festival in The Netherlands on October 4th. Here are the exact dates:

Enchant + Hasse Fröberg & Musical Companion - European Tour 2015: 
Oct 4 Baarlo, The Netherlands - ProgPower Europe (Enchant only!)
Oct 5 Berlin, Germany - Magnet
Oct 6 München, Germany - Kranhalle
Oct 7 Oberhausen, Germany - Zentrum Altenberg
Oct 8 Rüsselsheim, Germany - Das Rind
Oct 9 Stuttgart, Germany - Schocken Club
Oct 10 Zoetermeer, The Netherlands - De Boerderij
Oct 11 London, UK - The Underworld
Oct 12 Bilston, UK - The Robin 2
Oct 13 Paris,  France - Backstage

ENCHANT's Douglas A. Ott checked in about the band's upcoming touring activity:
"We are super excited to be headed back to Europe to play for our fans! It's been way too long and we're looking forward to being back on the road performing again, playing old favorites and a bunch of new material from The Great Divide! We are doing a double headlining tour with Hasse Froberg & Musical Companion, which will be a great overall evening of killer progressive music every night!  

Hope to see everyone come out for these shows!"

Additionally, ENCHANT have confirmed the following  
appearances in North America: 
Saturday August 29th Whittier, CA @ CalProg + Spock's Beard /
Friday October 23rd Houston, TX - BFE Rock Club
Saturday October 24th Austin, TX - Empire Control Room & Garage
November 15-19th Cruise To The Edge + Yes, Marillion, Saga. Etc. /

ENCHANT's 8th studio album, "The Great Divide" was their first set of new recordings in almost ten years, following their acclaimed latest studio album "Tug Of War" in 2003 and the "Live At Last" double-album / live DVD release in 2004.

Check out the title track, "The Great Divide", here: 

The album track "Within An Inch" can be heard here:  
A comprehensive EPK-styled interview with ENCHANT about the album can be seen here: 

An online video teaser featuring samples of various album songs can be checked here: 


ENCHANT Discography: 
A Blueprint Of The World - CD 1993
Wounded - CD 1996
Time Lost - CD 1997
Break - CD 1998
Juggling 9 Or Dropping 10 - CD 2000
Blink Of An Eye - CD 2002
Tug Of War - CD 2003
Live At Last - 2CD/2DVD 2004
The Great Divide - CD 2014
Ted Leonard - Lead vocals (Spock's Beard / Thought Chamber)
Douglas A. Ott - Guitars and backing vocals
Ed Platt - Bass guitar and bass pedals
Bill Jenkins - Keyboards (Sound Of Contact / Thought Chamber)
Sean Flanegan - Drums (Cynthesis)

ENCHANT online: 

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