DEEP PURPLE's IAN GILLAN: Video Clips From Solo Tour Available

Video clips of DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan performing on August 16 at the Town Ballroom in Buffalo, New York at the opening night of his "Gillan's Inn" solo tour have been posted online at YouTube.com. Check them out: "Smoke on the Water" (video) and "Bluesy Blue Sea" (video).

Ian Gillan's setlist for the August 17 show at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada was as follows:

01. Second Sight
02. No Laughing In Heaven
03. Into The Fire
04. Hang Me Out To Dry
05. Have Love Will Travel (Michal Lee Jackson song)
06. Wasted Sunsets
07. Not Responsible
08. No Worries
09. Unchain Your Brain
10. (Band Jam)
11. Bluesy Blue Sea
12. Moonshine
13. Texas State Of Mind (Michael Lee Jackson song)
14. Sugar Plum (with Jeff Healey)
15. When A Blind Man Cries (with Jeff Healey)
16. Men Of War
17. (Drum Solo)
18. Smoke On The Water
Encore:
19. Trouble
20. Knockin' At Your Back Door

Gillan's five-week North American run is in support of his solo album "Gillan's Inn", which he released to celebrate 40 years in the music business. Gillan told Launch that he was really happy to start things off in Buffalo, for a few different reasons. "Buffalo's a great music town," he said. "It's got a lot of great music bars and musicians, and a great feeling for rock-and-roll. My friend and manager Michael Lee Jackson lives there. My producer Nick Blagona lives just across the border in Toronto — so it gives us a good excuse to visit 'the ballet.' That's a euphemism, of course, for a strip joint, but we call it 'the ballet.'"

Gillan will wrap things up September 21 in Medina, Minnesota.

DEEP PURPLE is currently on a break from a planned two-year-long world tour behind their latest album, "Rapture of the Deep". The band goes out again starting October 3 in Salzburg, Austria.

(Thanks: The Highway Star)

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