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One and only... The BEST Guitarist in the entire UNIVERSE, Mr. Neal Schon!!!!






February 14th, 2019
What's Been Happening around Neal?
Sorry for some catch ups, it's been a tough and rough couple of weeks for me...
It was sad and so unfortunate that our one and only Neal had to go to ER last weekend. I, myself and all of his fan were so worried - it turned out that he had a highly infected gallbladder for the last 3.5 years...
But don't worry everyone, Neal is baaaaack!!!! The bad gallbladder was taken out from his system and he's resting well surrounded by lots of love including his family, friends and all of us! Neal promised we all will have great shows next week and following weekend
And from the latest news from the Journey camp, now I know why... Neal was giving us some hints remembering some moments from the 2017 Japan tour... Journey has announced that they will release the special Budokkan show - Escape-Frontier Set next month!
Happy Valentine's Day everyone!



The NS-JTT Tour
Two more dates were just added, so far, 4 days all together. I'll keep updating the following list when more dates are available. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or a box office directly at venues.

  • Feb 22, 2019 - Jackson, CA - Jackson Rancheria Casino
  • Feb 23, 2019 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
  • Mar 1, 2019 - Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren
  • Mar 2, 2019 - Los Angels, CA - Orpheum Theater


February 3rd, 2019
Videos from the NS JTT show Last Year
Neal released video clips from the NS JTT show last year through his Youtube channel These are great teasers for his upcoming shows! Enjoy!!
   
   

February 1st, 2019
Walkin' Away From the Edge - Fractal Audio Systems
Neal has been using equipment from Fractal Audio Systems for the last several years. His latest rig includes Axe-Fx III, FC-6 and the Looper. Here is a cool clip posted by Fractal Audio Systems. It's an intro from a song, "Walkin' Away From the Edge" which is from 2002, the "Red 13" EP. Deen took the vocal for this song and showcased how great he can sing so I hope to hear the full version of this song during the upcoming NS JTT shows
 

January 23rd, 2019

Neal Schon Related News & Updates from his SNS - N-SNS
Neal mentioned few things through his SNS and gave us some hints on his upcoming projects:

  • There will be only 4 shows in February and early March due to Gregg's previous commitment with Ringo Star. More shows will be announced soon
  • Neal is available *if* Calros calls him to join for the Woodstock 50th Anniversary events, which Carlos plans to participate - I heard Carlos was invited "two" different Woodstock 50th Anniversary events
  • The brand new album, "Universe" to be released in August
  • Neal and Narada Michael Walden plan to tour to promote the "Universe" album after the release
  • The last album, "Vortex" to be re-released through Strax Music, soon
  • Neal has been working on his new project, a new deal... Is it G!b$&n??


January 8th, 2019

The First Date of the NS-JTT Tour
The very first date of the NS-JTT tour has been announced. It'll be at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA on Saturday, February 23rd. The ticket will go on sale this Friday through Ticketmaster! Stay tune for more dates to be announced!

January 7th, 2019
Videos from G4 Experience
Neal and Bananas At Large, the exclusive musical instrument retailer for G4 Experience, posted some video clips through Facebook. Enjoy!
   

January 1st, 2019
New Year Greeting from Neal
A Happy New Year 2019 everyone! Neal posted 8 minutes long special NS version of Auld Lang Syne ("Hotaru No Hikari" in Japanese) to celebrate the start of 2019 for all of us. Enjoy!


December 25th, 2018
Merry Christms and Happy Holidays!
Wish you and your loved ones very a happy Holiday Season and a New Year filled with lots of Neal... All the best!!

December 24th, 2018
What's Next...
The most hard working guitarist in the entire Universe has several things lined up for 2019, Especially NSJTT. Stay tuned for dates to be announced!

  • Neal Schon's Journey Through Time Tour in early 2019
  • G4 Experience v5.0 appearance with Joe Satriani (Jan 3-7, 2019 at Hotel Zoso, Palm Springs, CA)
  • "Universe" a brand new CD recorded with Narada Michael Walden
  • NS Book
  • NS Clothing Line
  • TBD - Concert DVD/BD release from the last NSJTT show - the benefit concert for North Bay Fire Relief from February 9th, 2018 at The Independent in San Francisco
  • Possibly the remastering and re-release of "Vortex" CDs with a couple of new songs


December 23rd, 2018
For Someone Who Misses Neal...
Neal made guest appearances for a couple of projects and there are few songs available through iTunes, Spotify and Amazon. Enjoy!

  • "Valley of Fire" Triumphant Hearts by Jason Becker was released on December 7, 2018. Bunch of guitarists gathered together and recorded this album with Jason
  • The Primitive Medicine Sessions Vol. 1 by Michael Carabello was released on October 31, 2018. Michael and Neal have been great friends since the early Santana era. I believe Neal plays for 3 songs, "Cry of the Whale," "Something Must Change" and "Cafe Bello." Those were recorded a while back (right after "Electric World" if I'm not mistaken... Almost 20 years ago!!). I'm so glad that Michael could finally released this through streaming services. Thanks Les for the info!
  • “Synchronicity II” - Neal, Arnel Pineda and Steve Smith recorded a cover of Police for Rock Against Trafficking Organization
  • “Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Blu Ray Disc” - The full induction ceremonies from 2014-2017 are available on DVD and Blu-ray from Time Life! You can watch unforgettable speeches from Neal and Steve as well as the band's performance


December 1st, 2018
The last show of 2018
Neal and his band Journey will perform the last show of 2018 on December 16th in Reno, NV.

  • December 16, 2018 - Reno, NV - Grand Sierra resort


February 27th, 2018
Happy Birthday, Neal!


February 1st, 2018
Neal's Journey Through Time
Neal will team up with Gregg Rolie, Marco Mendoza and Deen Castronovo to present a very intimate benefit concert for North Bay Fire Relief on Friday, February 9th at The Independent in San Francisco. Neal plans to perform some songs from the first three albums ("Journey," "Look into the Future," & "Next"), and others from the Rolie-era albums ("Infinity," "Evolution," & "Departure").