St. Augustine, Fla. (November 2, 2015) – Rock legends The Moody Blues announce the lineup for their 2016 Spring tour titled Fly Me High which will include a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, March 11, 2016. Tickets for The Moody Blues will go on sale Friday, November 13 at 10 a.m.
In an endless sea of rock and pop formats, The Moody Blues have distinguished themselves through five decades as that shimmering jewel vindicating rock music as a substantial artistic contribution to Western culture. Since the 60’s, as a part of the historic British invasion of Supergroups, The Moody Blues have lit up the hearts and minds of millions of rock fans with inspiring anthems like “Night in White Satin”, “Tuesday Afternoon” and “I’m Just A Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)”, which express universal themes of love, compassion and peace. The band’s unique style of music consistently finds airplay on radio stations globally and continues to illuminate concert arenas around the world. From being immortalized on The Simpsons to having their music featured in movies, television and in national advertisement campaigns such as VISA, The Moody Blues are embedded in not only music history but in pop culture.
Last year, the group celebrated the 45th Anniversary of their monumental 1967 album, Days of Future Passed, which features “Night in White Satin”, one of the first four-minute songs played on the radio, becoming of the biggest selling singles in history and hitting #1 three separate times on Billboard. Since they first hit the rock scene The Moody Blues have continued to produce music that bridges the gap between rock, classical and pop-rock genres without ever wavering in their integrity and commitment. Featuring the altruistic inflections of guitarist/vocalist Justin Hayward, bassist/vocalist John Lodge and drummer Graeme Edge, The Moody Blues’ sound has held its ground with exquisite harmonies over and over again, in a genre of music that is ever-changing. Since their formation in England, The Moody Blues have created music time and time again that offers rock music a depth that is unprecedented and inspiring. The Moody Blues have been at the forefront of the classic rock music scene since the 60’s with their multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold albums and singles hitting Billboard at #1, Top 5, Top 10, Top 20 and Top 40. Their illustrious roster of hits include: “Night in White Satin”, “Tuesday Afternoon”, “Ride My See Saw”, “The Story In Your Eyes”, “Isn’t Life Strange”, “Question”, “I’m Just A Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)”, “Your Wildest Dreams” and many more. The band named the 2016 tour Fly Me High to mark the 50th Anniversary of Justin Hayward and John Lodge joining Graeme Edge, Ray Thomas and Mike Pinder as lead guitarist and bassist for the iconic band.
Tickets for The Moody Blues will go on sale Friday, November 13 at 10 a.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Box Offices. Enjoy complimentary coffee and snacks from The Kookaburra during The Moody Blues On Sale Party starting at 8:30am on Friday, November 13 at the Amphitheatre. Save on fees by purchasing tickets at the Box Office, walk around the venue to scout your potential seat and have first pick when tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Tickets will also be available at ticketmaster.com, all authorized TicketMaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000.
SHOW: The Moody Blues
VENUE: St. Augustine Amphitheatre
DATE: Friday, March 11, 2016
TIME: Doors 7:00pm / Show 8:00pm
ADMISSION: $99.50 – Seated Pit
$69.50 – Level 100
$59.50 – Level 200
$49.50 – Level 300
$39.50 – Obstructed View