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Joe Lynn Turner Argentina in September *updated 18.09.12*
Joe Lynn Turner live

Joe Lynn Turner's proposed show at Via Funchal in Sao Paulo, in Brazil on 26th September with Walter Giardino Temple has now fallen through, although he is still due to undertake three dates in Argentina

28 Sept Córdoba at Vieja Usina
29 Sept Buenos Aires at Teatro Vorterix
30 Sept Rosario at Teatro Astengo

DB#9002591 with thanks to Albertino Viveiros, photo: Frans Van Arkel

Joe Lynn Turner Come Taste The Band, second glass *19.08.12*
Joe Lynn Turner live

Joe Lynn Turner is playing five three Norwegian dates in September, following in Glenn Hughes' footsteps (or rather making his own footsteps from April) by touring with Deep Purple tribute band Come Taste The Band. A pro shot clip of Joe performing "Can't Happen Here" and "Man On The Silver Mountain" with CTTB in 2011 is available to view on YouTube. Worth a look!

September 7th Oslo - John Dee
September 8th Dokka - Stormbringer rockclub
September 12th Notodden - Arno
September 14th Grimstad - Bluebox
September 15th Haugesund - Byscenen

DB#900258 with thanks to Jo Henning Kaasin, photo: Frans Van Arkel

Joe Lynn Turner Sunstorm III *11.03.12*
Sunstorm III album artwork

The Hardrock Haven website has a new interview with Joe, in which he discusses the new out-and-out AOR Sunstorm album "Emotional Fire", and answers questions on potential plans for other collaborations and projects with Big Noize, Blackmore's Night, Over The Rainbow , the Jan Holberg Project, and the Hughes Turner Project.

(with thanks to John Kindred)


Sunstorm "Emotional Fire" is available to order from dpas online
Joe Lynn Turner Jan Holberg Project *21.03.11*
Jan Holberg

Joe Lynn Turner has contributed all of the vocals for a new studio album by Norwegain bass player Jan Holberg. "Sense Of Time" has ten tracks and is due out on 28 March. Its release is followed by four live shows featuring Joe.

April 27 Blaest, Trondheim. Norway
April 28 John Dee, Oslo, Norway
April 30 Hemnehallen, Hemne, Norway
May 1 "1 Mai Rock " Levanger, Norway

The album can be bought from

DB#900256 (with thanks to Albertino Viveiros)

Big Noize (Outboard) Motorcycle Rock Cruise *15.12.10*
Big Noize

Joe Lynn Turner will be in Brazil in early 2011with Big Noize, including the return of ex Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell drummer Vinny Appice. The band will be playing on a "Motorcycle Rock Cruise"  which will be taking place between January 31 and February 2. Other artists appearing include Jeff Scott Soto, Hail( with Tim 'Ripper' Owens) and Sepultura.

DB#900255 (with thanks to Albertino Viveiros)

Over The Rainbow Over to Finland *21.09.10*
Over The Rainbow

Over The Rainbow are due to play their first live dates since July 2010 when they head to Finland for three shows in October.

Oct 27 Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland
Oct 28 Tampere, Finland
Oct 30 Oulu, Finland


Over The Rainbow Live on Swedish radio *8.08.10*
Joe Lynn Turner, Moscow 2009

Swedish Radio station P4 recently broadcast half an hour of Over The Rainbow's show at the "Sweden Rock Festival", Sölvesborg, Norje Havsbad from June 4th 2009.The tracks aired were: Man On The Silver Mountain / Street Of Dreams / I Surrender / Long Live Rock And Roll / Since You Been Gone.

You can catch the show at Scroll down the page, and click on the link "P4 Live med Bullit". The Over The Rainbow segement starts around 27 minutes into the programme.

DB#900253 (with thanks to Robert Lundgren. Photo: Alexander Sedelnikov)

Joe Lynn Turner Voices of Rainbow *8.08.10*
Joe Lynn Turner, Moscow 2010

Joe Lynn Turner, Graham Bonnet and Doogie White are touring Japan in September as the 'The Voices Of Rainbow'. Turner will be playing with Japanese guitarist Akira Kajiyama's band, and Bonnet with his latest incarnation of Alcatrazz . White is listed as 'guest vocal' for the shows.

There is a Japanese 'Voices Of Rainbow' page at

Sep 22 BIG CAT, Osaka, Japan
Sep 29 BOTTOM LINE, Nagoya, Japan
Sep 30 Shibuya C.C.Lemon Hall, Tokyo, Japan

DB#900252 (with thanks to Lisa Walker. Photo: Alexander Sedelnikov)

Joe's 2007 solo album 'Second Hand Life' is available from dpas online (featuring two tracks written for Deep Purple's follow-up to 'Slaves & Masters' - 'Stroke Of Midnight' and 'Second Hand Life'.)
Joe Lynn Turner Brazil 2010*updated 23.06.10*
Joe Lynn Turner, Moscow 2010

Joe Lynn Turner is lining up a Brazilian tour for May 2010, slotting neatly between two European jaunts with Over The Rainbow. The dates are below

May 6 Bolshoi Pub, Goiânia. Brazil
May 7 America Rock Club, Brasília. Brazil
May 12 John Bull Music Pub, Florianópolis, Brazil
May 14 John Bull Music Pub, Curitiba, Brazil
May 20 Hard Rock Café, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
May 22 Experience Rock Bar, Novo Horizonte, Brazil
May 26 Bar Opinião, Porto Alegre, Brazil
May 28 Blackmore Rock Bar, São Paulo, Brazil
May 29 Forro da Lua Cheia Hotel, Altinópolis, Brazil 

The very Purple-centric set-list for Joe's Moscow show in February 2010 was: Death Alley Driver / I Surrender / Stone Cold / Unfinished Business / Street Of Dreams / Can't Let You Go / Jealous Lover / All Night Long / Can't Happen Here / Power / Spotlight Kid / Highway Star / Stargazer / Long Live Rock'n'Roll / Black Night / Lazy / Smoke On The Water / Burn

The set list for Joe's May 28th performance at the Blackmore Rock Bar in São Paulo, Brazil was: Death Alley Driver / Perfect Strangers / I Surrender / Street of Dreams / Man on the Silver Mountain / King of Dreams / Endleslly / Jealous Lover / Can´t Let You Go / Blood Red Sky / Stone Cold / Can´t Happen Here / Stargazer / Highway Star / Spotlight Kid /Long Live Rock´n ´ Roll( including Lazy and Black Night). Encore: Gates of Babylon / Smoke on the Water / Burn.

His band was : Joe Lynn Turner – Vocals / Andy Robbins – Bass / Garry King – Drums / Betovani – Guitar /Bruno Sá - Keyboards.

While in Brazil Joe also appeared on the TV char show "Todo Seu" ( Glenn Hughes appeared on it last year) where he was interviewed, and also performed live acoustic versions of Stone Cold and Street of Dreams. The show can be found on YouTube: first part, second part.

DB#9002512, (with thanks to Albertino Viveiros)

Joe's 2007 solo album 'Second Hand Life' is available from dpas online (featuring two tracks written for Deep Purple's follow-up to 'Slaves & Masters' - 'Stroke Of Midnight' and 'Second Hand Life'.)
Joe Lynn Turner Over The Rainbow 2010*updated 26.03.10*
jurgen blackmore

Over The Rainbow have lined up some European shows for 2010, including three Scandinavian festival dates in July.

Thu Apr 15 Retro Music Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Fri Apr 16 Masters of Rock Cafe, Zlin, Czech Republic
Sat Apr 17 PKO, Bratislava, Slovakia
Mon Apr 19 A38, Budapest, Hungary
Wed Apr 21 Club Biebob, Vosselaar, Antwerp, Belgium
Thu Apr 22 The Rocktemple, Kerkrade, Netherlands
Fri Apr 23 Club Hedon, Zwolle, Netherlands
Jun 7 ..., Thessaloniki, Greece
Jun 9 ..., Patras, Greece
Thu Jul 8 Norway Rock Festival, Kvinesdal, Norway
Fri Jul 9 Rockweekend Festival, Söderala, Sweden
Sat Jul 31 Festival Tent, Kotka, Finland


Thanks to and Albertino Viveiros

Over The Rainbow Interview in Sweden   *12.10.09*
Joe Lynn Turner live with Over The Rainbow
Blackmore's Night Official Scandinavian Fan Club website recently conducted an interview with Joe Lynn Turner and Bobby Rondinelli during's Over The Rainbow visit to Sweden, with questions supplied by visitors to the site. It is now avaialble to read online.

Paul Deblond / MR#90025

photo: Frans Van Arkel.

Joe Lynn Turner Brazilian solo tour 2009*updated 28.07.09*
joe lynn turner live in 2008

Joe Lynn Turner is due to play some Brazilian concert dates in July / August 2009. Garnoe Productions have set up a website for this tour with more details about the venue locations, and where to purchase tickets. Updated tour list:

July, 23 Bolshoi Pub, Goiania
July, 25
Porão do Alemão, Manaus
July, 29
Conservatório Souza Lima, Sao Paulo ('workshop' only)
July, 30 Nova San Remo, Jundiaí
July, 31 Cultural Bar, Juiz de Fora
August, 1 Blackmore Rock Bar, São Paulo
August, 2 Experience Rock Bar, Novo Horizonte
August, 6 Teatro CIEE, Porto Alegre
August, 8 Celeiros Beer, Biguaçu
August, 14 Bauhaus Bar, Pato Branco

The Goiania set list was: Highway Star / I Surrender / King of Dreams / Blood Red Sky / Street of Dreams / Divided / Stone Cold / Jealous Lover / Love Conquers All / Death Alley Driver / Love's Gone Wrong / Burn / Hush / Smoke on the Water / Perfect Strangers.

MK#9002472, photo: Frans Van Arkel. Thanks to Lisa Walker and Albertino Viveiros.

Over The Rainbow Tony Carey quits Over The Rainbow *15.06.09*
Joe Lynn Turner live with Over The Rainbow

Tony Carey has left the Rainbow tribute act Over The Rainbow which will disappoint a lot of people interested to hear him live again. There has been a press statement : "Carey wishes to make it clear that there were no personality issues or clashes involving any other members. Carey is and was dissatisfied with the management, and feels that too many errors were made; unfortunately, the management came with the package, being Joe Lynn Turner's people, and took over from the beginning. 'I wish the lads all the success in the world', says Carey." Only David Stone can save them now!

TS#900248, photo: Frans Van Arkel.

Joe Lynn Turner Over The Rainbow, summer in Sweden * 30.05.09*
Joe Lynn Turner live

Over The Rainbow have lined up a Swedish festival date in June. Latterday Rainbow keyboardist Paul Morris will deputise for Tony Carey, who will miss the show after developing a gastrointestinal disorder that requires immediate treatment. Doctors have recommended that he refrain from touring and traveling for a short period of time. Thanks to Lisa Walker for the news.

June 4 Sweden Rock Festival, Sweden Stage

DB#900246, photo: Frans Van Arkel
Joe Lynn Turner Over The Rainbow US Tour  *updated 30.05.09*
Joe Lynn Turner live

Over The Rainbow are lining up a string of American shows to take place during July. If you want more info scoot over to the Joe Lynn Turner site. Thanks to Lisa Walker for the news

July,6 Ocean City Music Pier   
Ocean City, NJ
July,8 Palace of Auburn Hills  (Opening for BTO)
Auburn Hills, MI 
July,10 Crocodile Rock Cafe 
Allentown, PA
July,11 The Stone Pony 
Asbury Park, NJ

MR#9002451, photo: Frans Van Arkel
Joe Lynn Turner Sunstorm II  *9.04.09*
joe lynn turner album

Joe Lynn Turner has announced the release for the second SUNSTORM album, House of Dreams, due out late April 2009. The first SUNSTORM album came out in 2006, and saw JLT blow the dust off a number of strong AOR songs. This follow up works along very similar lines, sticking very much to the melodic rock genre.



House of Dreams can be pre-ordered at dpas online, and the original album is also in stock.
Joe Lynn Turner Battlefields  *23.02.09*
big noize in iraq

Big Noize, featuring Joe Lynn Turner, Carlos Cavazo, Vinnie Appice and Phil Soussan, have new song 'Battlefields' available as streaming audio from their site at The song was performed during their recent shows in the Middle East.

(with thanks to Lisa Walker)

Joe Lynn Turner Over The Rainbow Tour  *updated 18.02.09*

Rainbow tribute act Over The Rainbow have begun a tour of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. As previously reported, the band consists of former Rainbow members Joe Lynn Turner, Tony Carey, Bobby Rondinelli and Greg Smith, along with Ritchie Blackmore's son Jurgen on guitar. The dates are:

February,14 Palace of Sport Minsk
February,16 Big Concert Hall Saint-Petersburg
February,18 Club B1 Maximum Moscow
February,19 Music Theatre Ivanovo
February, 21 Palace of Youth Ekaterinburg
February, 23 Palace of Sport Odessa
February, 24 Palace of Sport Kiev
February, 26 Opera Theatre Kharkov
February, 27 Palace of Sport Dnepropetrovsk

DPAS reviews: Over The Rainbow on tour, 2009

DB#9002421 (with thanks to Lisa Walker), photo: Frans Van Arkel