WNL Special Edition – Yngwie Malmsteen World Tour – SOLD OUT
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 @ 8:00 pm| $25 - $55
Doors open 7PM | Show starts at 8PM
VIP Catered Dinner 6:30PM
VIP Ticket Add-on: VIP Package can be added to any seat while they last for an extra $35. VIP Package includes catered dinner at 6:30PM, private bar, and VIP lounge.
Meet and Greet Add-on: tickets are sold separately through Yngwie Malmsteen’s official website here:
Please note: this Meet and Greet session is not organized by the Empress Theatre. We require that you purchase an event ticket below and then purchase your separate meet and greet ticket from Yngwie’s website.
3 Ticket Options Available:
Table Seating – Reserved front row table that seats up to 4 people. SOLD OUT
Orchestra Seating – Reserved seats in the orchestra section. SOLD OUT
Loge & Balcony Seating – Reserved seats for the Loge Section (just above the mixing console with extra leg room) and the lower and upper balcony section. SOLD OUT
Reserve a seat in the orchestra section
Front Row Table $250
4 Seats Per Table ($62.50 per seat)
Loge & Balcony Seating:
Loge Section $35 | Lower and Upper Balcony $25
View Seating Plan
Yngwie Johann Malmsteen is a world-renowned guitarist from Stockholm, Sweden. Malmsteen first became known in the 1980s for his neoclassical metal playing style in heavy metal. In 2009, Time magazine rated Malmsteen as among the 10 greatest electric guitar players of all time. Drawing influence from classical composers such as Bach, Paganini, and Vivaldi, Yngwie is responsible for birthing the neo-classical genre to the world of rock.
As a young boy, Yngwie originally had no interest in music, but that all changed on September 18th, 1970 when he saw a TV special on the late Jimi Hendrix. Seven-year-old Yngwie watched in awe as Hendrix blasted the audience with torrents of feedback and sacrificed his guitar in flames. The day Jimi Hendrix died, the guitar-playing Yngwie was born.
Opener: Points North
Who hasn’t dreamed of a classic rock band releasing one more perfect record at the peak of their creative powers?
For instance, what musical masterpiece would have resulted had Eric Johnson continued in the vein of Ah Via Musicom? What prog/fusion-oid hell could have been unleashed had Rush focused on nothing but “YYZ”-like instrumental anthems?
Spearheaded by guitarist Eric Barnett (Guitar Player Magazine’s national Guitar Superstar Competition Finalist), drummer Kevin Aiello and renowned bassist Uriah Duffy (Fantastic Negrito, Steve Stevens Band, ex-Whitesnake, and more), Magna Carta Recording artist Points North stands on the shoulders of iconic bands such as The Police, Rush and Dixie Dregs, but clearly cut their own artistic path. Simply put, Points North is a leading light of modern instrumental guitar music, single-handedly helping to revitalize the genre through their technical prowess, superior musicality and compositional skills.