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John Petrucci ft. Mike Portnoy and Dave LaRue

  • 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm | Friday November 04, 2022
  • Theatre | Ace Hotel Los Angeles
  • 929 S Broadway

Live Nation Presents

John Petrucci ft. Mike Portnoy and Dave LaRue

with special guests Meanstreak

7PM Doors | 8PM Show

John Petrucci – GRAMMY Award Winner, Guitar World Hall of Famer, and multi-publication Readers’ Poll Guitarist of the Year – brings his solo instrumental guitar performance on tour for the very first time. Featuring former Dream Theater bandmate Mike Portnoy on drums, and the legendary Dave LaRue on bass, the evening’s program includes tracks from John Petrucci’s Suspended Animation and long-anticipated, recently released follow-up, Terminal Velocity. Alongside special guests, Meanstreak, this night promises to be a can’t-miss celebration of guitar virtuosity and musical prowess.

Health & Safety

The Show Must Go On, But Safely

All ticket holders are encouraged, but not required, to be fully vaccinated or have a negative Antigen test taken within 24 hours or a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours before entering The Theatre at Ace Hotel.

Masks are strongly recommended.

The Theatre at Ace Hotel is a cashless venue. Visa, Mastercard + Amex are accepted.


Thanks for staying cool about it. We can’t wait to see you.

John Petrucci is best known as guitarist and co-founder of the GRAMMY Award winning progressive metal band, Dream Theater. A Guitar World Hall of Fame member and recipient of the SENA Performer’s European Guitar Award, John has been named multiple times as the #1 GuitaristGuitarist of The Year and Best Metal Guitarist by Prog magazine, Total Guitar, Guitar Player, Guitar World, Music Radar and BURRN! Magazine.

His first solo album, Suspended Animation, has long been the benchmark of instrumental guitar performance. The even-longer-anticipated 2020 sequel, Terminal Velocity, features former Dream Theater bandmate Mike Portnoy on drums, and the legendary Dave LaRue on bass.

The instrumental trio hits the road this Fall in support of both albums , in what will surely be an unforgettable evening. This tour marks John Petrucci’s first headline tour as a solo artist, and the first time in 12 years that John and Mike will perform live together.

Proudly featuring the newly reunited all-female metal icons, Meanstreak as support, this tour promises to be an historic celebration of guitar virtuosity and musical prowess.

Meanstreak is an all-female metal band from New York, formed in 1985 by guitarists Marlene Portnoy and Rena Sands who along with bandmates Bettina France (vocals), Martens Myung (bass), and Yael (drums), forged their way into male dominated territory , becoming one of the first all – female thrash metal bands. With influences such as Iron MaidenJudas Priest and Metallica, they were true pioneers for women in metal and recorded an album with legendary producer Alex Perialas at Pyramid Sound in Ithaca, NY. Meanstreak’s 1988 release “Roadkill” put them on the metal charts and landed them spots as the supporting act to nationally touring bands such as OverkillManowarAnthraxMotorhead and others. They headlined shows at legendary clubs such as L’AmourThe Cat ClubThe LimelightCBGB’s and The China Club in NYC, as well as many other famed venues. Their album “Roadkill” is considered one of the best female thrash metal albums of all time. They disbanded in the early 90’s when the grunge scene took over and recently reunited bringing back their hard hitting, melodic, heavy metal blend to the studio and stage in 2022. Meanstreak will be hitting the road this summer and will be recording their unreleased demos as well as some newly written material later in 2022.

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