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UFO Bassist Denied US Visa, Temporary Replacement Announced

UFO bassist Pete Way will have to sit out the band's upcoming U.S. tour after being denied a working visa "due to having overstayed the number of days he was there on his last visit," according to a posting on the group's web site. His temporary replacement is Barry Sparks (Dokken, ex-MSG, Ted Nugent). Barry previously played with UFO at Donington in 2001, and he has also worked with current UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore.

UFO tour dates:
Sep. 22 – Baltimore, MD - Thunderdome
Sep. 23 - Glenside, PA - Keswick
Sep. 25 - Hampton Beach, NH - Hampton Beach Casino
Sep. 26 - Sayerville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
Sep. 27 - Buffalo, NY - Club Infinity
Sep. 28 - Pittsburgh, PA - The Rex Theater
Sep. 29 - New York, NY - B.B. Kings
Oct. 01 - New York, NY - B.B. Kings
Oct. 02 – Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance
Oct. 06 – Sauget, IL - Pops
Oct. 08 – Ferndale, MI - Magic Bag
Oct. 09 – Cleveland, OH - Odeon
Oct. 10 – Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
Oct. 11 – Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
Oct. 12 – Milwaukee, WI - Potowatami Casino

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. DOUG ALLEN- KEYBOARDS writes:

I LIVE IN HOUSTON TEXAS, I AM IN A UFO TRIBUTE BAND, IVE BEEN A BIG FAN FOR YEARS, AND IN THE FUTURE, IF THE KEYBOARD PLAYER, HAS TROUBLE WITH TOURING AT ANY GIVIN TIME CALL ME FOR AN AUDITION, AT 713-752-6711,281-6841298. i WOULD LOVE THE OPPURTUNITY. DOUG ALLEN

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