Things are heating up quickly on Phillip Phillips 2017 summer tour. This past week Phillip was back at Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI. The event was a highlight of Phillip’s summer tours in 2013 and 2015, and this time was no different.
To show his appreciation for the festival and the city, Phillip played another new song, an amazing heavy rock number called “My Name.” At this point, Phillip’s fans are at risk of being seriously spoiled but, no matter! Keep them coming is all we say! “My Name” is the sixth song that Phillip has debuted during shows in the last couple of years. To quote Phillip (see video below) we do feel like when you get a lot of birthday presents at the same time and don’t know wich one to open! The range of styles and flavours has been the main theme for all of them, as well as more streamlined simplicity in some of the songs and lyrics. We cannot really wait to see how all these songs come together as a whole in the new album.
Phillip’s official summer tour actually starts next week in Mountain View, CA, where he will play his first show as part of the Goo Goo Dolls’ Long Way Home tour. Still, his concert at Summerfest, and two previous shows in Louisiana and Ohio, have served to introduce a significantly changed band lineup, with new guitarist Jonathan Asperil, new drummer Jeff Randall and Court Leonard back on bass. The brilliant Dave Eggar on cello and keys, and the wonderful Joel Behrman on trumpet and trombone, are back with Phillip, hopefully for duration of the tour.
Check out a Periscope video of Phillip’s new song “My Name” below. Finally, if you don’t have your tickets yet, don’t wait, click here to see all details and dates!
— Sly (@PhillipPhever) July 6, 2017
Periscope video by Sylvia Gudanowski.
Featured Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel