Star Trek’s William Shatner is about to drop his new record "Seeking Major Tom" where he collaborates with all sorts of rockers doing a number of sci-fi themed cover songs. Watch a promotional video below where Shatner talks about the album and reveals some sample tunes. And if that wasn’t enough, Shatner is going on the road (in Canada eh) with an "Evening with William Shatner" tour. Get all the details below.
Preview of Shatner’s Major Tom
Cleopatra Records has released a promotional documentary for William Shatner’s upcoming album "Seeking Major Tom," featuring Shatner discussing the concept for the album and also some samples of the songs. Here is the video in two parts.
William Shatner’s Seeking Major Tom comes out in October.
William Shatner embarking on Canadian Speaking Tour
Bill is also going on tour, but it isn’t related to the album. Fresh off his "Kirk, Crane and Beyond" events down under, Willliam Shatner is headed back on the road (in Canada) with his new "How Time Flies: An Evening With William Shatner" tour. Here is the official description:
Mr. Shatner, best known for his varying roles as Cpt. James T. Kirk, T.J. Hooker and Attorney Denny Crane, will be coming to a city near you this Fall. With a career spanning more than 7 decades, Mr. Shatner’s career in entertainment and philanthropy work is unparalleled by any other Canadian born entertainer. Mr. Shatner will be taking attendees on a wild ride through his life and career and singing songs as only he can.
Bill is heading to six Canadian cities:
- October 19 – Vancouver, British Columbia – The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
- October 21 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Conexus Arts Centre
- October 23 – Edmonton, Alberta – Shaw Conference Centre
- October 25 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Centennial Concert Hall
- November 3 – Toronto, Ontario – Massey Hall
- November 4 – Montreal, Quebec – Place des Arts
Tickets start at $79 and there is a special $399 VIP package with seating in the front rows, a private VIP meet and greet and after party, souvenirs, and photo opportunities. For more info and tickets visit behindtheicon.net/shatner.