OAKLAND, Calif. (January 10, 2017) – Since their formation in 1968, Tower of Power have been recording and touring, playing hundreds of shows annually and have released 18 studio albums, seven live albums, six compilations and three DVDs.
Additionally, Tower of Power has recorded with hundreds of artists as diverse as Aerosmith, Elton John, Little Feat, Phish, Santana, Heart, and many others, forever infusing the radio airwaves with the band’s musical DNA.
The legendary group, known for its unique blend of Soul, Funk, Jazz and Rock, plan to celebrate their 49th anniversary in 2017 doing what they love: performing for their fans. With new generations of fans discovering their timeless music, Tower of Power have never been busier or more in demand.
"As we push the envelope globally, our audiences are getting bigger and bigger and younger and younger,” said Emilio Castillo, bandleader for Tower of Power. “What a blessing to see this younger generation seeking out this type of music and also to see so many up and coming Tower of Power ‘clone’ bands endeavoring to play our music."
TOWER OF POWER ON TOUR
Jan. 18 - Belly Up Tavern - Solana Beach, Calif.
Jan. 19 - Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino - Lemoore, Calif.
Jan. 20 - Harrah's Casino Laughlin Fiesta Room - Laughlin, Nev.
Jan. 21 - Rialto Theatre - Tucson, Ariz.
Feb. 02 - Chumash Casino and Resort - Santa Ynez, Calif.
Feb. 03 - South Shore Room at Harrah's Lake Tahoe - Stateline, Nev.
Feb. 04 - South Shore Room at Harrah's Lake Tahoe - Stateline, Nev.
Feb. 07 - Dimitriou's Jazz Alley - Seattle, Wash.
Feb. 08 - Dimitriou's Jazz Alley - Seattle, Wash.
Feb. 10 - Dimitriou's Jazz Alley - Seattle, Wash.
Feb. 11 - Dimitriou's Jazz Alley - Seattle, Wash.
Feb. 15 - Orpheum Theatre - Wichita, Kan.
Feb. 16 - McCain Auditorium - Manhattan, Kan.
Feb. 17 - River City Casino - St Louis, Mo.
Mar. 03 - South Point Casino - Las Vegas, Nev.
Mar. 04 - South Point Casino - Las Vegas, Nev.
Mar. 05 - South Point Casino - Las Vegas, Nev.
Mar. 24 - Golden Nugget - Lake Charles, La.
Mar. 31 - Turlock Community Theatre - Turlock, Calif.
Apr. 01 - Agua Caliente - Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Apr. 20 - Parker Playhouse @ Broward Center - Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Apr. 23 - Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater – Panama City Beach, Fla.
Apr. 26 - The Birchmere - Alexandria, Va.
Apr. 27 - Infinity Hall - Norfolk, Conn.
Apr. 28 - Infinity Hall - Norfolk, Conn.
Apr. 29 - Scottish Rite Auditorium - Collingswood, N.J.
Apr. 30 - The Keswick Theater - Glenside, Pa.
Jun. 21 - Sonoma – Marin Fair - Petaluma, Calif.
Jun. 22 - Alameda County Fair - Pleasanton, Calif.
Aug. 05 - South Shore Music Circus - Cohaset, Mass.
Aug. 06 - Cape Code Melody Tent - Hyannis, Mass.
About Tower of Power
Since 1968, Tower of Power has been delivering its unique brand of “Oakland style” music and maintaining a class of its own. Leader and founding member Emilio Castillo labeled the group’s sound as “Urban Soul Music.” Over the years, Tower of Power has performed with some of music’s biggest names including Elton John, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Huey Lewis, Little Feat, Dionne Warwick, David Sanborn, Paula Abdul, Aaron Neville, Aerosmith, Michael Bolton, Billy Preston, Rod Stewart, Toto, and more. Tower of Power’s rhythm section lays down a groove like no other band. The horn driven sound is unique from writing and arranging to mixing and performing. The group’s collection of hits includes “You’re Still A Young Man,” “So Very Hard To Go,” “Soul With a Capital S,” “Soul Vaccination,” “What Is Hip?” Each year, Tower of Power tours the United States, Japan and Europe, playing sold out shows all over the world. For more information, visit www.towerofpower.com.