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Jethro Tull Coming to Croatia

Jethro Tull

Cult British rock band Jethro Tull, led by vocalist Ian Anderson, are coming to Croatia on their 50th anniversary World Tour.

Jethro Tull, who formed back in 1967 in Blackpool, England, will be performing at Zagreb’s Dom Sportova on 13 October 2018.

The group first achieved commercial success in 1969, with the folk-tinged blues album Stand Up, which reached No. 1 in the UK, and they toured regularly in the UK and the US. Their musical style shifted in the direction of progressive rock with the albums Aqualung (1971), Thick as a Brick (1972) and A Passion Play (1973), and shifted again to hard rock mixed with folk rock with Songs from the Wood (1977) and Heavy Horses (1978).

(Jethro Tull)

Jethro Tull has sold an estimated 60 million albums worldwide, with 11 gold and five platinum albums among them. They have been described by Rolling Stone as “one of the most commercially successful and eccentric progressive rock bands”.

Anderson said Jethro Tull were finished in 2014, however, in September 2017 Anderson announced plans for a tour to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the band’s first album This Was, and then record a new studio album in 2018. The current band line-up includes musicians who have been members of Anderson’s solo band since 2012. The band began a world tour on March 1, 2018.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday 21 June. Prices range from 200 kn to 230 kn until 15 July. They will then be from 230 kn to 260 kn until 12 October and from 260 kn to 290 kn on the day of the concert.

Official sales outlets are Dirty Old Shop (Tratinska 18), Rockmark (Berislavićeva 13) and Aquarius CD Shop (Varšavska 13) as well as at all Eventim outlets and online.

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