Should you grew up within the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, you’re virtually actually accustomed to former Headbangers Ball host Riki Rachtman. That stated, there’s loads extra to him than simply his MTV profession – similar to proudly owning the wicked Cathouse rock venue – and he’ll be telling audiences all about it on his upcoming “One Foot in the Gutter” tour.
Billed as “an evening of unbelievable true stories of rock n roll, sleaze n debauchery,” the primary six reveals befell again in December 2022. Now, Rachtman’s increasing it to eighteen performances throughout the US, beginning on March 29 and ending on Could 20. Afterward, he’ll be heading to Australia (for the primary time) for 4 extra reveals.
Within the official press launch, Rachtman feedback: “I have spent my entire life living and working in rock ‘n’ roll. Nothing has been more gratifying than these live shows.” The press launch continues:
With never-before-seen movies and photographs, the present is a enjoyable, quick paced nonstop curler coaster trip, jam full of tales, tales and true life fables from Riki himself…from rising up in Hollywood, to all of the raunch, roll, sleaze, and debauchery that occurred on the Cathouse. By no means earlier than has he shared his experiences of Headbangers Ball on stage in a spoken phrase occasion. Nevertheless there’s far more than that. The struggles and hurdles that discovered Riki go from Rags to Riches to Rags a number of instances. Riki is uncensored, unapologetic and never puzzled.
Certainly, it feels like a must-see evening of principally untold tales.
In any case, Rachtman was “the guy with Alice in Chains at Action Park,” and he was “with Nirvana when Kurt wore the ball gown.” As for the Cathouse, he “was there as some of his friends became the biggest rock n roll bands in the world. From trying to calm a situation with Axl Rose when he began to chase David Bowie down the street in a rage, to having Shannon Hoon, the singer of Blind Melon, as his receptionist.”
Thus, Rachtman “was there through it all not as a bystander but an important part of one of the most notorious eras in music.”
You’ll be able to see the entire checklist of tour dates under, in addition to preorder tickets (and VIP passes) right here. You’ll be able to view a trailer for the tour under, too.
Additionally, tell us for those who’ll be there for “One Foot in the Gutter”!
Riki Rachtman’s “One Foot in the Gutter” 2023 North American + Australian Tour Dates
March 29 – Annapolis, Md. @ Rams Head Onstage
March 30 – Leesburg, Va. @ Tally Ho Theatre
April 1 – New Bedford, Mass. @ The Vault
April 2 – Bethlehem, Pa. @ Blast Furnace Room
April 4 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ The Oaks Theatre
April 5 – Mechanicsburg, Pa. @ Lovedrafts
April 6 – Sayreville, N.J. @ Starland Ballroom
April 7 – New York Metropolis, N.Y. @ Iridium
Could 7 – Winston Salem, N.C. @ The Ramkat
Could 9 – Louisville, Ky. @ Headliners Music Corridor
Could 10 – Hobart, Ind. @ The Artwork Theatre
Could 11 – St. Charles, In poor health. @ Membership Arcade Speakeasy
Could 12 – Chicago, In poor health. @ Reggies Shack
Could 13 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ The Rave II
Could 17 – Asheville, N.C. @ The Gray Eagle
Could 18 – Knoxville, Tenn. @ The Concourse
Could 19 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Metropolis Vineyard
Could 20 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Vinyl
June 3 – Adelaide, Australia @ The Woodshed
June 4 – Brisbane, Australia @ The Brightside
June 9 – Melbourne, Australia @ Keep Gold
June 20 – Sydney, Australia @ Manufacturing unit Theatre
Riki Rachtman’s “One Foot in the Gutter” 2023 Tour Trailer
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