John Lodge will embark on a UK tour this September in support of his latest release, 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO. A select number of dates have been announced thus far and more concert dates will be announced in the coming days. Tickets go on sale soon. Stay tuned for details. September 2016 3 Billingham Forum Theatre 8 Wimborne Tivoli 9 Torquay Babbacombe Theatre 15 Northampton Royal & Derngate Theatre 16 Shrewsbury Theatre Severn 23 Stratford Upon Avon Arts House 29 Kettering Lighthouse Theatre 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO was released in May 2015 on Esoteric Antenna, a label of the Cherry Red Records Group. As vocalist and bass player of THE MOODY BLUES, 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO is Lodge’s second solo album. His first solo album, NATURAL AVENUE, was released in 1977, and was recently reissued on CD and Vinyl LP by Esoteric Recordings. A member of THE MOODY BLUES since 1966, Lodge has written such hit songs for the band such as “Peak Hour”, “Ride My See Saw”, “The Eyes of a Child”, “Isn’t Life Strange”, “I’m Just a Singer (in a Rock & Roll Band)”, “Steppin’ in a Slide Zone”, “Gemini Dream” (with Justin Hayward) and many more. 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO also reunites Lodge with special guest contributions from former MOODY BLUES members – flutist RAY THOMAS and keyboardist/mellotron player MIKE PINDER on the song “Simply Magic.” Legendary guitarist CHRIS SPEDDING also appears on the album, among others. The collection was recorded at various locations and completed at The Mix Factory studios in Florida. Here’s the official video trailer for 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO.