In 1987, Stryper and TNT toured North America together and delighted fans with their electrifying sets. Now, the frontmen of both bands, Michael Sweet and Tony Harnell, join forces to relive that special 1987 tour. Both artists will be playing full electric band sets and songs from their respective bands, solo albums and much more at the Vault Music Hall in New Bedford, MA, on Saturday, May 23. Moriah Formica from The Voice opens the show. This is the only New England date. Click HERE for tickets.
ABOUT MICHAEL SWEET
With a career and repertoire spanning over three decades, Michael Sweet has fronted Stryper, one of the most trailblazing groups of the MTV generation, written a stable of Billboard charting singles, filled arenas all the world over, said goodbye at the peak of it all, took stock in a thriving solo career, got Stryper back together for yet another record breaking run, recorded two studio albums with guitarist George Lynch, and even took a stint co-leading one of the most legendary classic rock acts ever, Boston, from 2007 to 2011.
Musically speaking, Sweet is coming off yet another creative high in the Stryper camp thanks to string of stellar studio albums including No More Hell To Pay (2013), Fallen (2015), and God Damn Evil (2018). He also released his solo album Ten last year and is currently recording a new studio album with Stryper.
ABOUT TONY HARNELL
California born, New York City bred, Tony Harnell’s music journey took off at the age of 21 when he signed his first record deal with Mercury Records. Since then he’s been a fan favorite in the hearts and souls of millions, whether on his own, leading the Norwegian/American hard rock group TNT, or as the front man for the Wallflowers featuring Bumblefoot.
A critically-acclaimed vocalist, Grammy winner, and Hall of Fame Inductee in Norway, Tony has sold millions of albums and received numerous gold and platinum awards. With multiple top requested MTV videos, sold out concerts worldwide, and a lifelong passion for music, Tony is considered by fans, critics, and peers alike to be one of the greatest rock voices and songwriters of all time.
For Tony, it’s always been about the music. Growing, creating, becoming the next best version of himself as a singer, songwriter, and performer.
The Vault at Greasy Luck is located at located at 791 Purchase Street in New Bedford. This show is 21+ with valid I.D. The venue is set within a former bank building featuring original vault doors and a truly historic feel. Patrons have raved about the superior acoustics and intimate setting.