Joe Satriani with G3 Tourmates & Santana, Neal Schon +more to Raise Money for North Bay Fire Relief





Satriani’s G3 Tour Now – features Satriani, John Petrucci (Dream Theater) & Phil Collen (Def Leppard)


New Album – What Happens Next – Released Today – January 12th


(San Francisco, CA) January 12, 2018 –  World-renowned guitarist, and Bay-Area resident, JOE SATRIANI announces a fundraising auction, set to launch this Sunday, January 14th, at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA to benefit the North Bay Fire Relief in Sonoma County.  The online auction will be live for one week, with bidding ending on January 21st (


The auction will feature autographed collectible guitars from JOE as well as his G3 Tour-mates (John Petrucci & Phil Collen), in addition to guitars signed and donated by fellow Bay Area Residents: Carlos Santana and Neal Schon.  Other items up for auction include a Huey Lewis signed harmonica and a Bill Gibson signed drumhead, along with signed posters and memorabilia from past G3 tours.  Net proceeds will go to North Bay Fire Relief, including UndocuFund, directly assisting the affected undocumented residents of Sonoma County. The auction is being curated and administered by Bananas at Large.


SATRIANI has lived in the Bay Area for over 30 years and considers it home.  His longtime manager, Mick Brigden, was directly affected by the fire as his entire neighborhood was destroyed, although thankfully, his house was spared.  Raising funds to support those affected in their own backyard is important to the multi-Grammy nominated guitarist.  SATRIANI says, “This special auction for North Bay Fire Relief in Sonoma County is close to my heart.  So many of my friends and coworkers are still in need after the devastating wildfires. Please join me and my musical buddies in raising some funds to provide some love and care. Thank you!”


SATRIANI’s 16th solo album, What Happens Next, was released today (January 12, 2018) on Sony/Legacy Recordings.  His longtime touring entity, G3, opened last night in Seattle featuring Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen, joining SATRIANI.  The G3 tour will conclude on February 25 in Milwaukee, WI.


About The UndocuFund:

The UndocuFund for Fire Relief in Sonoma County was created by local immigration service providers to directly assist undocumented Sonoma County residents who are victims of the Northern California fires. With the support of more than 7,500 donors, the fund has provided financial aid to almost 1,000 families, to date, benefitting nearly 4,000 people, with hundreds more still to be screened. One hundred percent of all donations go to victim support, with partners covering all administrative costs. To learn more about the fund’s impact on victims and other details, please visit


About the Redwood Credit Union North Bay Fire Relief 

Redwood Credit Union Community Fund, Inc., in partnership with Redwood Credit Union (RCU), The Press Democrat, and Senator Mike McGuire, accepts financial donations to assist fire victims and aid relief efforts. 100% of tax-deductible donations goes directly to support those affected.  The North Bay Fire Relief Fund supports the immediate needs of people and businesses in the four affected counties (Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake) who were impacted by the North Bay fires, including: People who lost homes, People experiencing economic hardship due to lost or interrupted employment as a result of the fires, First responders who lost homes while fighting fires and protecting our communities, Kids who lost homes (public and private), Small businesses who lost their business or were impacted by the fires, Fire survivor health and well-being, Nonprofit grants were also available for those supporting immediate needs of fire survivors.  For more information:


About Bananas at Large

Bananas At Large is the oldest Independent Professional Audio and Musical Instrument retailer in the Bay Area, with over 45 years of experience serving everyone from the beginner to the touring professional. We carry all major brands and models, and also a wide range of unique and boutique instruments.



Joe’s touring band:  Mike Keneally (guitar and keyboards), Bryan Beller (bass), Joe Travers (drums).


2018 G3 Tour featuring Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Phil Collen itinerary:

January 11            The Moore Theatre                                              Seattle, WA

January 12            Historic Elsinore Theatre                                      Salem, OR

January 13            Grand Sierra Theatre                                            Reno, NV

January 14            Fox Theater                                                          Oakland, CA

January 16            Delta Hall at Eccles Theater                                 Salt Lake City, UT

January 17            Brooklyn Bowl                                                         Las Vegas, NV

January 18            Mesa Arts Center                                                    Mesa, AZ

January 19            Orpheum Theatre                                                   Los Angeles, CA

January 20            Balboa Theatre                                                       San Diego, CA

January 21            Fox Tucson Theatre                                                Tucson, AZ

January 24            Historic Paramount Theatre                                        Denver, CO

January 25            Uptown Theater                                                      Kansas City MO

January 26            The Pavillion at The Toyota Music Factory      Irving, TX

January 27            Austin City Limits – Moody Theater                 Austin, TX

January 28            Hobby Center for the Performing Arts            Houston, TX

January 30            Hard Rock Live                                                       Orlando, FL

January 31            Florida Theatre                                                        Jacksonville, FL

February 1            Pompano Beach Amphitheatre                       Pompano Beach, FL

February 2            Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall              Fort Myers, FL

February 3            Mahaffey Theater                                                    St. Petersberg, FL

February 6            Raleigh Memorial Auditorium                          Raleigh, NC

February 8            Toyota Presents Oakdale                                     Wallingford, CT

February 9            Landmark Theatre                                                  Syracuse, NY

February 10         Palace Theatre                                                          Albany, NY

February 11         The Palace Theatre                                                 Greensburg, PA

February 12         The Fillmore Detroit                                                     Detroit, MI

February 14         Warner Theatre                                                       Washington, DC

February 15         Orpheum Theatre                                                   Boston, MA

February 16         Beacon Theatre                                                        New York, NY

February 17         Merriam Theater                                                     Philadelphia, PA

February 18         New Jersey Performing Arts Center                      Newark, NJ

February 20         Auditorium Theatre                                                Rochester, NY

February 21         Massey Hall                                                                Toronto, ONT

February 22         Hard Rock Live                                                         Northfield, OH

February 23         Chicago Theatre                                                      Chicago, IL

February 24         State Theatre                                                             Minneapolis, MN

February 25         Riverside Theater                                                    Milwaukee, WI


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