Gavin Harrison on tour with The Pineapple Thief New 'Your Wilderness' European tour in September Gavin Harrison on tour with The Pineapple Thief The Pineapple Thief have announced the second leg of their European tour in support of their 11th studio album 'Your Wilderness'. The new dates will see the band venture into Poland and Switzerland along with shows in Germany, Czech Republic, The Netherlands and UK. The band will again be joined by Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) on drums and Darran Charles (Godsticks) on guitar.

For the first time, the band brought in several special guest performers: Gavin Harrison contributed drums throughout the album, John Helliwell (Supertramp) clarinet parts, and Geoffrey Richardson (Caravan) provided a string quartet. They were also joined by a 4-piece choir and to cap it all off, Darran Charles (Godsticks) added guitar playing.

Gavin Harrison plays 'Tear You Up'
From the album 'Your Wilderness'.


The Pineapple Thief - Your Wilderness European Tour September 2017
Live at Islington Assembly Hall, London.


The band will be performing 'Your Wilderness' plus favourites from their back catalogue. These will be the last tour dates this year, and the final opportunity for fans to witness this line-up performing 'Your Wilderness' in its entirety.

The Pineapple Thief was formed in 1999 by founder and chief songwriter Bruce Soord. The band has steadily evolved and refined its sound with the bass playing of Jon Sykes and the production and keyboards of Steve Kitch.

The Pineapple Thief 2017 tour dates
Sep 06 Scheune - Dresden, Germany
Sep 07 Progesja Music Zone - Warsaw, Poland
Sep 08 Kwadrat Music Club - Krakow, Poland
Sep 09 Melodka - Brno, Czech Republic
Sep 10 Backstage Halle - Munich, Germany
Sep 11 Dynamo - Zurich, Switzerland
Sep 12 Universum - Stuttgart, Germany
Sep 13 Luxor - Cologne, Germany
Sep 14 De Boerderij - Zoetermeer, Netherlands
Sep 16 ULU - London, United Kingdom
Sep 17 Bierkeller - Bristol, United Kingdom

Gavin Harrison's current equipment
Sonor: SQ2 (Blue Tribal finish)
  • 8x7" Rack Tom
  • 10x8" Rack Tom
  • 12x9" Rack Tom
  • 15x13" Floor Tom
  • 18x15" Floor Tom
  • 22x15" Bass Drum
  • 14x5.25" Protean GH Signature 6 ply Birch Snare
  • 12x5" Protean GH Signature 6 ply Birch Snare
Zildjian Cymbals
  • 16" Oriental China Trash
  • 5 Custom-Made Chimes
  • 14" K Constantinople Hi-Hats
  • 19" K Custom Dark Crash
  • 7" custom crash bell
  • 17" A Thin Crash
  • 21" K Custom Dark Complex Ride
  • 18" K Custom Dark Crash
  • 12" Oriental China Trash
  • 22" Swish Knocker without rivets
Cymbals are listed in the order they appear from left to right.

Remo drumheads
  • Toms: (8", 10", 12", 15",18") Coated Emperors Vintage - batter, Clear Ambassadors - resonant
  • Bass Drum: (22") Powerstroke 3 Clear- batter,Standard Sonor Head - resonant
  • Snares - Coated CS - batter, Hazy Ambassador - resonant
Hardware
  • Gibraltar Hardware Rack two side racks mounting toms, cymbals and mics
  • Tama Speed Cobra Bass Drum Pedals and Cobra Clutch
  • Porter & Davies BC2 Tactile Sound Monitoring
  • S-Hoops fitted to all Toms and Snare drums
Vic Firth drumsticks
  • Vic Firth SHAR signature model
Electronics
  • Nord Drum 2
  • Korg Wavedrum
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