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Two more dates added to the Invasion 2019 tour

John 5 and The Creatures Invasion 2019

John 5 and The Creatures Invasion 2019

Following on from last weeks exciting announcement that John 5 and The Creatures would not only be releasing a new album BUT would also be going on tour, we are happy to announce two more dates:

  • 22 Feb 19: The Parish @ House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
  • 17 Mar 19: Lebanon Opera House – Lebanon, NH

Tickets and VIP for these dates will available soon. Remember to go to the tour page and click “track” to be kept up-to-date with new shows etc being announced in your area.


VIP packages revealed for Invasion 2019

John 5 VIP Invasion 2019

John 5 VIP Invasion 2019

John 5 and The Creatures are going on tour with support from Jared James Nichols for the Invasion 2019 tour. VIP Packages are now available.

The package includes:

  • Pre show meet and greet with John 5
  • John 5 signing session
  • Personal Photo opportunity with John 5
  • Exclusive VIP laminate
  • Exclusive John 5 Logo Cinch bag
  • 17″ x 12″ Exclusive Poster
  • John 5 Key Chain

Packages can be purchased here: john-5.com/store/j5-vip-invasion-2019-upgrade/. If you have any questions about the packages please address them to the store manager. CLICK HERE TO CONTACT

Please note: This does not include ticket price – you can find ticket links here: john-5.com/main/tour/


John 5 boards the “Megacruise” in 2019

Megacruise Megadeth John 5

Megacruise Megadeth John 5

John 5 will be joining Megadeth’s Megacruise from October 13 – 18, 2019. The cruise will depart from The Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro and is billed as “five days and nights of heavy metal decadence and debauchery!”

From Megacruise.com:

The Inaugural MEGACRUISE will hit the West Coast in 2019! Join us as we depart from Los Angeles on Sunday, October 13, 2019, for five days and nights of heavy metal decadence and debauchery! Don’t miss your chance to experience this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail with amazing artists, experience kick-ass concerts under an open sky and visit two cool ports, San Diego, California and Ensenada, Mexico. Plus, our two days at sea will be a Metal Lovers’ dream come true with wall-to-wall music & events with Megadeth and a few of their artist friends!

Enjoy Artist Photo Experiences, Artist Q & As, Beer Tasting, Guitar/Bass/Drum Clinics, Morning Coffee Jams, Charity Auction, Special Theme Nights, Cornhole Tournament, Megadeth Themed Events and many more cool happenings to be announced!

To find out more, go here: https://megacruise.com/ and to find out how to book, go here: https://megacruise.com/booknow/


John 5 adds Nov 7 date to Famous Monsters tour

John 5 and The Creatures Famous Monsters Tour

John 5 and The Creatures Famous Monsters Tour

From John 5:

“Just announced a special show in Atlanta. Tickets are going fast already , get it before it’s gone!!”

This show includes an appearance from tour co-headliners Hellzapoppin’ Circus Revue.

Get your tickets here: smithsoldebar.com/events/john-5

VIP available here: john-5.com/store/shop/j5-vip-famous-monsters-upgrade-2018/*

More details about this special show will be added as it becomes available.

Go to our tour page for all shows on this tour and don’t forget to click the “track” button to be notified when John 5 is in your area.

*Does not include ticket price – Make sure you purchase ticket from usual outlets


John 5 adds more dates to his “Famous Monsters” tour

A few weeks ago we announced a brand new John 5 and The Creatures tour, with special guests Wednesday 13 and Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue.

As teased then, we are now announcing more dates to that tour.

Please note Wednesday 13 will only be playing the dates from Oct 31 to Nov 4.

As usual VIP Upgrade Packages will be available at the John 5 official store and most tickets for the show are on sale now (or will be added over the next couple of days) – go to our tour page for all details and don’t forget to click the “track” button to be notified when John 5 is in your area.

To see the full list of dates and the updated tour poster, click >>>  (more…)


John 5 and The Creatures to play at the Samsung Best of Blues festival in Brazil this September

John 5 Tom Morello Best of Blues Brazil

John 5 Tom Morello Best of Blues Brazil

From John 5:

I’m very excited to be coming to Brazil with the Creatures in September with my good friend @tommorello.

September 15th In Porto Alegre and September 16th in Sao Paulo. See you soon.

John 5 and The Creatures will be joining Tom Morello and a whole host of stars, at the Samsung Best of Blues festival that will take place in São Paulo and Porto Alegre in September.

The annual festival takes place at the Amphitheater Por do Sol on the 15th, in the capital of Rio Grande do Sul, and at the Ibirapuera Auditorium, in São Paulo the following day. The lineup, also includes Camarones Orquestra Guitarrística – Ana Morena (bass), Anderson Foca (guitar), Yves Fernandes (drums) and Alexandre Capilé (guitar) – and Isa Nielsen, guitarist who played with Detonator.

Entry to the event will be free and show times are due to be released soon. Follow the Best of Blues website for more details and updates: bestofblues.com.br

To see the full poster, click >>>  (more…)


John 5 to play Designer Con in November ’18

John 5 Designer Con 2018

John 5 Designer Con 2018

John 5 will be playing at a special party night for this years Designer Con which takes place in Anaheim, CA, over the weekend of November 16 – 18.

Designer Con is an annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer goods with urban, underground and pop art!

John will be performing on the Saturday night (17th November) for the official party, alongside Chevy Metal.

Designer Con explains the party: “DesignerCon is inviting all of our attendees at the chance to join us and some amazing visual artists and musicians during the official DesignerCon Saturday night party! Party tickets are available to everyone attending DesignerCon but they are limited and will sell out.”

Doors open at 7pm, and the venue have stated the show is for Ages 18 +. Tickets are $35 and will be available 1PM PST today (8/8) here: designercon.com


John 5 announces “Famous Monsters” tour this Fall with The Creatures & special guests

UPDATED: 29 Jun: Ticket and VIP package links added.

John 5 and The Creatures will be heading out on the road this Fall on their “Famous Monsters” tour.

Joining them as special guests, will be Wednesday 13 and Hellzapoppin’ Circus Revue.

VIP Upgrade Packages are available at the John 5 official store and tickets for the show are on sale now – go to our tour page for ticket & VIP links.

There are currently 5 dates, with more to be announced soon.

  • Oct 31 – Harrison, OH – The Blue Note
  • Nov 1 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
  • Nov 2 – Traverse City, MI – Ground Zero
  • Nov 3 – Flint, MI – Machine Shop
  • Nov 4 – Pittsburgh, PA – Jergels

Go to our tour page to see full details and don’t forget to click the “track” button to be notified when John 5 is in your area.

To see the full tour poster, click >>>  (more…)


Slayers’ Gary Holt to join The Creatures in Sacramento on April 15

From John 5:

Sacramento, you’re in luck.

Look who is joining me at Harlow’s: @garyholt_official

Get your tickets quick: john-5.com/main/tour/


Sebastian Bach to join John 5 and The Creatures on April 11 in Ventura CA

From John 5:

I am going to be joined by a very special guest at The Discovery in Ventura CA –  Sebastian Bach!

It’s going to be a wild night!

Don’t miss out! Tickets and VIP: john-5.com/main/tour/


Tour date cancellation: April 1, Austin TX

tour date cancellation graphic

TOUR DATE CANCELLATION:

Due to a scheduling conflict, the April 1st show has been cancelled. Please contact the place you purchased tickets from for a refund.

The store manager will contact anyone who purchased a VIP for this event via email.


Rex Brown will be joining the Creatures on April 2

John 5 Rex Brown

John 5 Rex Brown

Grammy Nominated bassist Rex Brown, who has played with Pantera, Down and Kill Devil Hill, will be joining The Creatures at Launchpad on April 2 in Alberquerque.

My good friend Rex Brown is going to jump on stage with us in Albuquerque. Get your tickets now!

All ticket and VIP links can be found here: john-5.com/main/tour/


John 5 teases mystery guest appearance for April 6th show at the Whisky

creatures whiskey special guest

creatures whiskey special guest

John 5 is announcing, there will be a special guest performance when he and The Creatures hit the Whisky A-Go Go in Los Angeles on April 6th.

I’m going to have some very special friends join me on stage at the Whiskey on April 6. This is going to be epic.

Anyone that has a meet and greet, please no recording devices at sound check, we don’t want to give the surprise away. But after that record as much as you want!

Have a great time everyone going to the show. And remember, all ticket and VIP links can be found at our tour page: john-5.com/main/tour/


The Creatures to play in Austin, TX on April 1

John 5 and The Creatures Its Alive tour

John 5 and The Creatures Its Alive tour

John 5 and The Creatures have added another date to their forthcoming “It’s Alive” tour in 2018.

Venue: Come and Take It Live
Date: April 1st, 2018
Address: 2015 E Riverside Dr, Bldg 4, Austin, TX, 78741
Tickets: comeandtakeitproductions.com/event/1611479
VIP: john-5.com/store/
Please note: This event is ALL AGES, however, anyone under the age of 21 will be charged an additional ‘minor surcharge’ at the door.

For all tour dates, ticket and VIP info and links, go to our tour page: john-5.com/main/tour/


Two new dates added to the IT’S ALIVE tour

John 5 and The Creatures It's Alive tour

John 5 and The Creatures It's Alive tour

John 5 and The Creatures fans, we have two new shows that we have added to the IT’S ALIVE tour:

11 April: Discovery Ventura, Ventura, CA and
19 April: Domino Room, Bend, OR

Tickets and meet and greet details can be found here: john-5.com/main/tour/. Ticket links for venues are being added daily so please take a look back and check if the date you are looking at doesn’t yet have tickets available.


John 5 and The Creatures to appear at the Tacoma Guitar Festival in 2018

John 5 and The Creatures Tacoma Guitar Festival 2018

John 5 and The Creatures Tacoma Guitar Festival 2018

John 5 and The Creatures will be bringing their “It’s Alive” show to the Tacoma Guitar Festival in 2018.

The festival with is the largest guitar event to take place in the Northwest, takes place from April 21 to April 22.

John 5 and The Creatures will appear on April 21st.

Tickets are available here: ticketmaster.com/Tacoma-Guitar-Festival-tickets/


John 5 and The Creatures announce “It’s Alive!” tour in 2018

John 5 and The Creatures It's Alive tour

John 5 and The Creatures It's Alive tour

It’s been one of the most asked questions of late, “when are John 5 and The Creatures next touring?”. Well, wait no more. The Creatures will be touring from February to April with 40 dates to cover.

The “It’s Alive!” tour will go from Florida to Washington and a lot of places in between.

Tickets will become available very soon, and VIP packages will be available exclusively at the official John 5 store.

To see all the dates, go to the tour page, or click >>> (more…)


Great VIP packages available for John 5 Halloween shows in October

John 5 and The Creatures Halloween 2017 VIP package

John 5 and The Creatures Halloween 2017 VIP package

Following yesterdays announcement of two very special Halloween shows from John 5 and The Creatures, we can now reveal two fantastic VIP packages for you to purchase exclusively from the official John 5 store.

Package One includes: • John 5 Signature Edition Squire Telecaster Front Gold  • Special Event Only VIP t shirt  • Special Soundcheck Halloween Party w/ John & the Creatures, • Pre show meet and greet with John 5 • Personal Photo opportunity with John 5 • Exclusive VIP laminate • Exclusive John 5 Logo Cinch bag • Limited Edition John 5 Tour Poster • Limited Edition John 5 Patch (Does not include ticket price – Make sure you purchase ticket from usual outletsjohn-5.com/store/shop/j5-vip-halloween-great-pumpkin-upgrade-2017/

Package Two includes: • Special Soundcheck Halloween Party w/ John & the Creatures • Pre show meet and greet with John 5 • Personal Photo opportunity with John 5 • Exclusive VIP laminate • Exclusive John 5 Logo Cinch bag • Limited Edition John 5 Tour Poster • Limited Edition John 5 Patch  (Does not include ticket price – Make sure you purchase ticket from usual outletsjohn-5.com/store/shop/j5-vip-halloween-monsters-upgrade-2017

Please note:  NUMBERS ARE LIMITED If your show date does not appear in the selection menu on the store page, the Meet & Greet package is sold out. Venues are not responsible for VIP packages. If you have questions, please contact the store manager here: john-5.com/store/contact


John 5 announces two special Halloween shows

John 5 and The Creatures Great Pumpkin Halloween show 2017

John 5 and The Creatures Great Pumpkin Halloween show 2017

John 5 will be heading out for two very special Halloween shows at two of his favorite venues.

The Great Pumpkin John 5 show” will take place on October 27 at Louie G’s in Fife, WA (all ages) and October 28 at Tony V’s Garage in Everett, WA (21 & Over).

Tickets are available now:  Oct 27: ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1554370 and Oct 28 ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1554371

Go to our tour page for more information: john-5.com/main/tour/.

VIP packages will be available very soon from the store: john-5.com/store/

These are the ONLY shows, so get your tickets FAST!


John 5 and The Creatures to play in China

John 5 Creatures China 2017 tour

John 5 Creatures China 2017 tour

John 5 and The Creatures will be heading to China for their Season of the Witch tour.

The dates include:

Fri Nov 24 – Shanghai, China – Qianshuiwan Culture and Arts Center
Sun Nov 26 – Beijing, China – Tango Club
Tickets will be available soon and will be posted on our tour page and social media.
To see the tour poster, go here >>>

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[Watch] Thank you from John 5

John 5 SOTW Tour thanks

That’s it folks! 36 shows, 18 states and thousands of people watching the shows, coming to meet and greets, sharing their experiences, sharing in the show experience. All came to an end in Chicago on April 16 at Reggies.

To say thank you to everyone who supported the Season of the Witch tour, John 5 has recorded this special message.

We hope to see you on the next John 5 and The Creatures tour. Thanks for making this run such an amazing experience.

And don’t forget to leave a message about your experience of the show by clicking >>> (more…)


John 5 & The Creatures coming to Massachusetts

John 5

John 5

In one week, John 5 and The Creatures will be starting their March/April tour to support the release of their new album Season of the Witch.

They are happy to report to be adding a brand new date to their already heaving tour schedule. This time April 5 at The Middle East – Downstairs in Cambridge, MA.

Tickets are already on sale here: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=7260125&pl=mideastnew and meet and greets are available at john-5.com/store/ now too.

Get Season of the Witch on Cd exclusively at the official John 5 store, on Amazon/iTunes/Google Play and stream on Spotify and Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/SOTWpurchase (click to choose your preferred service).


John 5 adds April 8 date to Creatures tour

John 5 Matt Wilson Vintage

John 5 Matt Wilson Vintage

Boonsboro, MD, John 5 and The Creatures will be dropping into The Stage House on April 8 as part of their tour promoting the new album “Season of the Witch

Tickets and Meet and Greets will be available soon, so bookmark here to get updates.  Also don’t forget to bookmark the tour page for all forthcoming tour dates.

“Season of the Witch” is out on March 3, and you can currently pre-order it on Amazon MP3 – physical pre-orders will be at the store soon as well as other digital download retailers.


Six new dates for John 5 and The Creatures “Season of the Witch” tour

That’s right John 5 fans, not one, or two or three, but SIX new dates are being added to the forthcoming John 5 and The Creatures tour in support of the album “Season of the Witch”.

The dates will include visits to Phoenix, Charlotte, Greensboro, Wilmington, Virginia Beach and Richmond.

More information is available on the tour page (although some venues have yet to release ticket info but bookmark the tour page to be updated) and meet and greets will be available later today in the John 5 store.

In the meantime to see a list of the new dates, venues etc, please click >>>  (more…)