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Tony’s Rig Rundown on Premier Guitar
November 12, 2014

Tony spent some time with Premier Guitar during the Nashville stop of his 2014 Maximum Security tour. The tour’s namesake album was released over 25 years ago, but Tony’s current setup stays true to his past tones while incorporating a few new twists.

Read the full “Rig Rundown” article on Premier Guitar.


Maximum Security 2014 US Tour kicks off October 6!
September 29, 2014

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Tony’s highly anticipated Maximum Security 2014 US tour kicks off in Denver, CO in one week!

This is Tony’s first solo tour of the USA in over a decade, and he’ll be performing his classic album “Maximum Security” in full as part of the setlist, as well as a preview of his forthcoming new solo album “Concrete Gardens”.  Joining Tony on stage will be Aquiles Priester – drums, & Bjorn Englen – bass.

The tour dates are:

Oct 06, 2014: Denver, CO – Quixote’s True Blue  TICKETS
Oct 08, 2014: Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club  TICKETS
Oct 10, 2014: Chicago, IL – Reggies  TICKETS
Oct 11, 2014: Westland, MI – Token Lounge  TICKETS
Oct 12, 2014: Cleveland, OH – Beachland Tavern  TICKETS
Oct 13, 2014: Pittsburgh, PA – The Hard Rock Cafe  TICKETS
Oct 14, 2014: Philadelphia, PA – North Star Bar  TICKETS
Oct 15, 2014: Dunellen, NJ – Roxy & Dukes (presented by NJ ProgHouse)  TICKETS
Oct 16, 2014: New York, NY – The Iridium (2 shows: 8:30 and 10:30)  TICKETS
Oct 18, 2014: Cambridge, MA – TT The Bear’s Place  TICKETS
Oct 19, 2014: Vienna, VA – Jammin’ Java  TICKETS
Oct 20, 2014: Raleigh, NC – The Pour House Music  TICKETS
Oct 21, 2014: Atlanta, GA – Smith’s Olde Bar  TICKETS
Oct 22, 2014: Nashville, TN – The High Watt  TICKETS
Oct 24, 2014: Denton, TX – Dan’s Silverleaf  TICKETS
Oct 25, 2014: Houston, TX – CPN Metal Fest @ Concert Pub North  TICKETS
Oct 26, 2014: Austin, TX – Saxon Pub  TICKETS
Oct 29, 2014: Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock Live  TICKETS


Skype Lessons with Tony – Available For A Limited Time
September 8, 2014

Tony is giving private one-to-one webcam guitar lessons through Skype between now and the US Tour in October.

Tony accepts any level of student, and lessons are tailored to fit the things you’d like to work on with your playing.

Lessons are $100 for 1 hour, $55 for 30 minutes. Payment via Paypal is accepted.

For more information visit: http://www.tonymacalpine.com/webcamlessons/

You can book your lesson by emailing: tmaclessons@gmail.com


Tony to play Metal Millennium 2014 – Bogota, Colombia
August 22, 2014

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Tony is heading to Bogota, Colombia to play Metal Millennium 2014! This is Tony’s first visit to Colombia and he’s really looking forward to playing for his fans who have been waiting for him to visit the country for many years.

Also on the bill is Mägo De Oz, Epica, Angra and Medina Azahara.

Tickets are on sale now – get them here!


In-depth Interview with The Double Stop
July 29, 2014

Tony MacAlpine walks The Double Stop through his entire career. From a young classically trained pianist, to one of the leaders of the first wave of shred guitarists in the 80′s, Tony has a career spanning 30 years of amazing guitar.


New Dates Added in Pittsburgh, PA and Cambridge, MA
July 24, 2014

More dates have been added to Tony’s US tour, including 10/13 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh, PA, and 10/18 at TT The Bear’s Place in Cambridge, MA.

Tony and his band will perform the classic Maximum Security album in its entirety, along with a preview of his forthcoming album Concrete Gardens.

Visit the Tour Dates page for all the latest dates!


Tony Offering Webcam Lessons for a Limited Time
July 13, 2014

Tony is giving private one-to-one webcam lessons via Skype between now and October.

Tony takes any level of student, and lessons are tailored to fit the things you’d like to work on with your playing. Interested? Lessons are $120 for 45 minutes.  Payment via Paypal is accepted.  Discounts available if you buy a block of 2 lessons or more.

Interested? Please email webcamlessons@tonymacalpine.com to book your lesson.


D.C. Area Show Added – 10/19
July 3, 2014

Fans in the Washington D.C. Area: We’ve just added October 19 at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, VA!

We’ll be joined on our upcoming East Coast/MidWest run by special guests LoNero, plus Travis Larson Band on select dates.

More dates still to come.

Happy 4th of July!


New Date added in Philly 10/14
July 2, 2014

Tony will be playing The North Star Bar in Philly on October 14.  Tickets on sale now.

More tour dates are being added so check back soon!  Tony will be playing his classic album Maximum Security as part of the set.

Aug 1, 2014: Studio City, CA – The Baked Potato (2 shows: 9:30 and 11:30)
Aug 2, 2014: Studio City, CA – The Baked Potato (2 shows: 9:30 and 11:30)
Aug 8, 2014: San Francisco, CA – Biscuits & Blues  TICKETS
Aug 9, 2014: Lebanon, OR – Guitars Under The Stars Festival  TICKETS
Aug 13, 2014: Hermosa Beach, CA – Saint Rocke  TICKETS
Aug 14, 2014: San Juan Capistrano, CA – The Coach House  TICKETS
Aug 15, 2014: Ramona, CA – Ramona Mainstage  TICKETS
Oct 10, 2014: Chicago, IL – Reggies  TICKETS
Oct 11, 2014: Westland, MI – Token Lounge  TICKETS
Oct 14, 2014: Philadelphia, PA – North Star Bar  TICKETS
Oct 16, 2014: New York, NY – The Iridium (2 shows: 8:30 and 10:30)  TICKETS
Oct 20, 2014: Raleigh, NC – The Pour House Music Hall  TICKETS

More tour dates will be announced soon. For the latest updates visit the Tour Dates page.

The band is: Aquiles Priester – Drums; and Bjorn Englen – Bass*.
*Pete Griffin will be playing bass at the Baked Potato shows on August 1 & 2.


New US Tour Dates – NY, MI and IL Dates Added
June 28, 2014

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Tony is embarking on his first US tour in over a decade, and featuring a full performance of his classic Maximum Security album as part of his set, along with a preview of his upcoming solo album Concrete Gardens.

Joining Tony will be his powerhouse band featuring drummer Aquiles Priester (Angra, Hangar), and bassist Bjorn Englen (Dio Disciples, Yngwie Malmsteen).

Tony is playing the West Coast in August, before heading to the East Coast in October.