Jeff Beck Announces Autobiography, Official Documentary and 2015 Tour Dates

by Guitar World Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at 12:35pm

Jeff Beck has signed an exclusive publishing deal with the London-based Genesis Publishing Group.

Plans to release a high-quality "signed, limited-edition" book are in the works for late 2015. Beck also is reportedly hard at work on an official documentary—and he's writing his autobiography.

In other Beck news ...

The guitarist recently participated in the Poppy Appeal song "No Man's Land," a tribute to the people who served in World War I; it resulted in four performances, culminating in NFL pre-game entertainment broadcast from Wembley Stadium. The song featured Joss Stone on vocals.

A DVD of Beck’s April 2014 Tokyo concert was released in November and reached Number 1 on Billboard's DVD chart. He'll also complete work on his new studio album, which is expected later this year.

Beck also has announced several solo tour dates—not to mention dates with ZZ Top. You can find all the current dates below. Joining Beck on his solo and double-bill tours are Jimmy Hall on vocals, Rhonda Smith on bass, Jonathan Joseph on drums and Nicolas Meier on guitar.

Jeff Beck Solo Dates

April 13 The Capitol Theatre Port Chester, NY
April 15 The Paramount Huntington, NY
April 16 The Paramount Huntington, NY
April 17 The Paramount Huntington, NY
April 18 The Capitol Theatre Port Chester, NY
April 19 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
April 21 Ulster Performing Arts Center Kingston, NY
April 22 Bergen Performing Arts Center Englewood, NJ
April 24 Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ
April 25 The Strand – Capital Performing Arts Center York, PA
April 26 The Palace Theatre Greensburg, PA

With ZZ Top

April 30 Cedar Park Center Cedar Park, TX
May 1 Winstar Casino Thackerville, OK
May 2 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion The Woodlands, TX
May 3 Concrete Street Corpus Christi, TX
May 7 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre Tampa, FL
May 8 Cruzan Amphitheater West Palm Beach, FL
May 9 St. Augustine Amphitheatre St. Augustine, FL
May 10 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Alpharetta, GA


Add a Comment
0 Comments

Similar Guitar News

Thirty Guitar Legends — Including Eddie Van Halen, Dimebag Darrell and Jeff Beck — Pick the Song They'd Most Want to Be Remembered By, Part 1 (6/24/2015)
From the GW Archive: This feature originally appeared in the May 2002 issue of Guitar World. The story has a "time capsule" theme: We asked several veteran guitarists to choose the one song they'd most want to be remembered by after many years. ...
Metallica, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck Jam at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 — Video (7/30/2015)
Sometimes, my mind randomly flashes back to 2009. After all, that was a really good hair year for me. But it's also the year rock fans got to see a particularly extraordinary assemblage of iconic musicians on one stage. I'm talking about that sp...
Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck and More: 10 Surprising Guitarist Guest-Star Spots (10/1/2015)
Everyone knows about Eric Clapton’s performance on the Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” And Eddie Van Halen’s solo on Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”? Fantastic, yes, but do we really need to revisit it again? Instead, we decided to highligh...
How Jeff Beck Twists the Blues Into Something Entirely New — Lesson (10/12/2015)
This is a classic "Rock This Way" column by Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Brad Whitford. It's from the August 2003 issue of Guitar World. JOE PERRY: The great British blues guitarists of the Sixties—people like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page an...
Hear Jeff Beck's First New Studio Track in Five Years, "Tribal" (5/12/2015)
On May 19, guitar legend Jeff Beck will release Live+, a new, mostly live album. We say "mostly live" because it also contains two of his first new studio recordings since his last studio album, 2010's Emotion & Commotion. Today you can chec...
David Gilmour and Jeff Beck Play "Jerusalem" and "Hi Ho Silver Lining" in 2009 — Video (10/23/2015)
Here's something you don't see every day. On July 4, 2009, attendees of Jeff Beck's sold-out show at London's Royal Albert Hall got a bit of a bonus during the encore: a visit by Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour. Gilmour—whose appearance was a co...
Al Jardine Dives Deep Into Beach Boys History, Working with the Wrecking Crew and Touring with Jeff Beck (5/14/2015)
Five decades ago, the Beach Boys’ “Help Me, Rhonda,” a Brian Wilson/Mike Love composition sung by Al Jardine, helped itself to the top spot on the U.S. singles charts. It proved that an American band could hold its own during the height of the ...
Hear Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck Sing on Their Debut Solo Singles (4/10/2015)
In early 1965, when Jimmy Page was an in-demand London session guitarist, he—thanks to the encouragement of pop singer/songwriter Jackie DeShannon—decided to branch out a bit. He—for the first time—released a single under his own name. Although ...
Jeff Beck Announces Live Album Featuring Two New Studio Tracks (4/9/2015)
Jeff Beck will release a new live album—Jeff Beck Live+—that also features a bonus of sorts: two new studio tracks, his first since 2010. The album will be released May 5 via Atco Records, an imprint of Rhino Entertainment. The two new songs, w...
Jeff Beck Announces 2015 Solo Tour Dates; New Studio Album in the Works (12/1/2014)
Jeff Beck has announced a string of solo 2015 dates. The tour will kick off April 16 with a pair of intimate engagements in Huntington, New York, and wrap up April 26 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Beginning April 30 in Cedar Park, Texas, Beck a...
Jeff Beck and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Discuss the Rocking Relationship Between Guitars, Cars and Everything in Between (9/10/2014)
This is an excerpt from the all-new November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus new Gibbons/Beck photos by Ross Halfin, not to mention features on Weezer, George Thorogood, MXR & Eddie Van Halen, the guitar pick rev...
Jeff Beck and ZZ Top Announce Tour Suspension; Beck to Fill Dates Through August (8/28/2014)
Jeff Beck and ZZ Top have announced the suspension of the remaining scheduled double-bill tour dates due to an injury sustained by ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill. According to a story posted by wcsx.com, Hill, who is 65, slipped and fell on his hip w...
Update: Jeff Beck's Health and European Tour Cancellation (6/27/2014)
Jeff Beck has canceled the second leg of his European tour. According to a June 26 post on Beck's Facebook page and website, jeffbeckofficial.com, the guitarist, who turned 70 earlier this week, had been instructed by doctors to stop performing...
Jeff Beck Cancels Second Leg of European Tour Due to Medical Concerns (6/26/2014)
Jeff Beck has canceled the second leg of his European tour. Beck, who turned 70 on June 24, has been instructed by doctors to stop performing for six weeks. He also will "undertake a short hospital procedure." We are unsure of the nature of Bec...
Dear Guitar Hero: Donovan Recalls Working with The Beatles, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page — and Welcoming Jimi Hendrix to England (5/21/2014)
He’s a famous Sixties folk-pop troubadour who worked with Jimmy Page and played with the Beatles. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is… What do you call your unique picking technique, and which artists inspired it? — Dingy Bell I...