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13 Mar

Virgil Donati to Team with Eddie Jobson for World Tour!

Drumming extraordinaire, Virgil Donati, will be bringing his mind-blowing drumming prowess on the road this spring, teaming up to provide the technical background for Eddie Jobson on his upcoming ‘Four Decades Tour’!  Kicking off this April, this can’t miss mix of musical brilliance will make 14 stops, all starting at the Baja Prog Festival in Mexicali, Mexico on April 6th, and continuing into and throughout North America before coming to a close and the Gesu Amphitheatre in Montreal, Canada on April 27th.  A tour that will have musicians, drummers, and prog fans instantly reaching for their wallets and frantically searching their monitor for the ‘Purchase Tickets Here’ link, the dynamic duo of Eddie Jobson and Virgil Donati serves as a dream come true for many and an unforgettable night for all.  A full list of dates can be found below.

A long-standing and familiar face to the Pearl roster, Virgil Donati has made an astounding impact on the drumming world through his jaw-dropping fills, mind-boggling time signature changes, and masterful displays of flawless drum rudiments.  Hosting a resume that includes names such as Steve Vai, Planet X, CAB, and many many others, Virgil has become known for being one of the most technically astute drummers of today, with his undeniable passion for discovering, creating, and expanding his already-remarkable drum knowledge taking him to a level above the rest.  On the upcoming “Four Decades Tour”, Virgil will be hitting the road with his Masters Series drums, completed with the 14x5 Virgil Donati Signature Snare Drum.  Virgil’s full specs can be found here

For more information on Eddie Jobson’s “Four Decades Tour”, please be sure to visit his website,  For more information on Virgil Donati, please be sure to visit his official website,  Also be sure to check out the video below of Virgil’s recent clinic tour stop in Rome. 

Eddie Jobson: 2013 Spring Tour

04.06. Baja Prog Festival - Mexicali, Mexico 
04.07. Belly Up - San Diego, CA
04.08. El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
04.09. Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA
04.11. The Triple Door - Seattle, WA
04.13. Aladdin Theater - Portland, OR
04.16. Swyer Theater - The Egg - Albany, NY
04.17. Center for Arts at the Armory - Boston, MA
04.18. Fête - Providence, RI
04.19. Highline Ballroom - New York, NY
04.21. World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA
04.23. Soundstage - Baltimore, MD
04.26. Cabaret du Capitole, Québec, Canada
04.27. Gesu Amphitheatre - Montréal, Canada