Genesis helped The Musical Box greatly with this show staging by giving them copies of the 1,200 original slides. The European leg of the tour was a selection of shows based on the Foxtrot and Selling England By The Pound tours, with both the white and black shows on the England Tour. I was just introduced to the musical box and and psyched to see they have 2 shows coming up in chicago..the first night is the selling england show,. THE BLACK SHOW FAQ Last Saturday I was at the Musical Box show (wonderful as usual) and – SURPRISE – some new dates (2) in Rome were announced for this fall.
At any rate, we saw the white show the first night and the black show the next evening; the group’s resident Genesis historian, Serge Morisette, gave an informative lecture on Saturday afternoon, showing some rare concert footage from both versions of the show to the few dozen die-hard progheads that had assembled at the club (it’s worth noting that, best I could tell, The Ritz was full both nights and the crowd was very enthusiastic). The attention to detail that The Musical Box lavished on this pair of shows was remarkable; not only were the tunes played to perfection and the Gabriel moves executed nicely by lead-singer Denis Gagn, but the group used most of the same guitars and basses that Rutherford and Hackett used. Concert Review: The Musical Box, 22 July 2014, The Orange Peel, Asheville NC. From the moment we arrived, it was clear that The Musical Box takes great care to faithfully re-create the visual components of an early 70s Genesis show. Read The Musical Box concert reviews and post your own reviews and ratings. The Black Show is the best Musical Box concert! The Wellmont Theater.
The Musical Box is the only band licensed and supported by both Genesis and Peter Gabriel, and has performed close to 1000 concerts in front of over a million audience members in some of the most prestigious venues in the world such as the Royal Albert Hall in London and the Olympia in Paris. The 2nd version of Selling England by the Pound performed by Genesis in 1974 with completely re-imagined staging and visuals by Peter Gabriel. The Musical Box recreated, very accurately I must say, what Genesis was doing. I saw them in Bristol with my children so they could see what their father did back then.
The 2nd version of Selling England by the Pound performed by Genesis in 1974 with completely re-imagined staging and visuals by Peter Gabriel.