Three-time Grammy winning guitarist Steve Vai is bringing his Inviolate Tour to Montana for two shows in 2022. First he’ll perform at The ELM on Saturday, March 26th then at The Wilma on Sunday, March 27th. These will be full seated performances, so fans can simply sit back, relax and soak in the sonic sensations of Vai.
In addition to the three Grammy awards mentioned above (he’s been nominated 15 times), Vai has an impressive list of achievements. He has sold over 15 million albums, received the Les Paul Award, been voted the “10th Greatest Guitarist” by Guitar World, and has toured the globe with Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth, Alcatrazz, and Whitesnake, among others. That’s just a snippet of what Vai has accomplished over the years… you can read the rest below.
The point is, Steve Vai is a bona fied guitar wizard, not to mention a composer, singer, songwriter, and producer. If you want to see someone who’s a true master of their craft, you need to see Steve Vai.
PRESALE: Limited Logjam presale tickets for both shows will be available online only from 10am to 10pm, Thursday, September 16th. A password will be provided via email after completing the Logjam Presale sign up form where it says GET TICKETS below. PLEASE NOTE: Logjam Gift Cards cannot be used for presale purchases. Learn how to purchase tickets with your Logjam gift card here.
PUBLIC ON SALE: Tickets for both shows will go on sale to the general public Fri, Sep. 17th at 10:00am, and will be available at the Top Hat in Missoula, online or by phone at 1 (800) 514-3849. Visit the specific event page below for tickets and more info.
About Steve Vai
A virtuoso guitarist, visionary composer, and consummate producer who sculpts musical sound with infinite creativity and technical mastery, Steve Vai has awed fans of all genres with his exceptional guitar skills and musicianship for decades. At age 12, he started taking guitar lessons from Joe Satriani. At 18, he began his professional music career transcribing for, and then playing with, the legendary Frank Zappa. More than three decades, over 15 million in album sales, and three GRAMMY Awards later, Vai has proven himself, in his own right, to be one of music’s true originals.
Vai’s work has been recognized with a long list of awards and honors, including over 15 from Guitar Player magazine alone. His career accomplishments have earned him honorary doctorates from Berklee College of Music and Musicians Institute. The 2016 Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductee was voted the 10th “Greatest Guitarist” by Guitar World magazine and consistently lands among the best in various lists of the top guitarists of all time. In 2012, the TEC Foundation honored him with the prestigious Les Paul Award, created in 1991 to salute those who have set the highest standard of excellence in the creative application of technology. Past winners of the Les Paul Award include Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Herbie Hancock, Steely Dan, and Bob Clearmountain. In bestowing it on Vai, TEC noted, “Steve Vai’s sheer breathtaking facility on the guitar is acclaimed in the rock world and beyond…Vai has dedicated his talents to creatively advance the language of music. While many artists fit easily into a single category, Steve Vai remains unclassifiable. He is a musical alchemist of the highest order.” Continue reading…