Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull fame is to perform at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre on September 3 2016, in a concert with a title that anyone would have to be thick as a brick to fail to understand, “The Best of Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson”.
Jethro Tull formally broke up in 2014 but Anderson, the progressive rock group’s flautist, guitarist and vocalist, continues to perform, returning again in the autumn to Bulgaria where his concerts over the years have been a popular drawcard.
Formed in 1967, Jethro Tull has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, making the group one of the most successful of its kind.
According to the concert promoters, the audience at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre will hear Anderson perform some of Jethro Tull’s most-beloved numbers, including Living in the Past, Cross-Eyed Mary, Locomotive Breath and others. The concert opens Plovdiv’s annual Autumn Salon of the Arts.
Standard tickets for the concert, which begins at 8pm, cost 65 leva and Golden Circle tickets are 85 leva. Children younger than seven enter free, provided that they are accompanied by at least one parent. Tickets are on sale via eventim.bg.
Plovdiv media noted that the tickets for the Ancient Theatre performance are quite affordable in comparison with those for other stops on the European tour, where in Hungary a ticket costs 31 to 47 euro, in Spain 45 to 75 euro, in Germany 72 to 77 euro and in Poland, 46 to 93 euro.