New Tour Dates! John Wesley Supporting Marillion European Tour

It’s official! I’ll be joining Marillion as the support act on their 2016 European Tour. The tour starts on November 27th 2016.

Tour Dates

November 27: Aylesbury, UK — Friars Waterside
November 28: Manchester, UK — Manchester Academy
November 30: Glasgow, UK — 02 ABC Glasgow
December 1: Leeds, UK — Leeds Beckett Student Union
December 3: Cardiff, UK — The Tramsdhed
December 4: London, UK — 02 Forum
December 6: Utrecht, The Netherlands — MusicCentrum
December 7: Utrecht, The Netherlands — MusicCentrum
December 9: Lille, France — L’Aeronef
December 10: Paris, France — Elysee Montmartre
December 11: Lyon, France — Radiant-Bellevue

New album is now available!



‘a way you’ll never be..’ is now available worldwide! Available formats include Special Edition CD Digipak, 180 gram double vinyl + CD including an etching on Side D, vinyl mastering plus a different song order as the CD, and digital.

Grab your format of choice here:

Physical formats:
John Wesley online shop:
Burning Shed:

Digital format:

You can also listen on Spotify!


Pre-Order Information for ‘a way you’ll never be..’


Pre-order information is now available for the forthcoming John Wesley album, ‘a way you’ll never be’

The album will be available as Special Edition CD Digipak, 180 gram double vinyl + CD including an etching on Side D, vinyl mastering plus a different song order as the CD. The album is also available digitally. Now, the physical formats can be pre-ordered at the official InsideOut Music store.

Grab your format of choice here:

Physical formats pre-order:
Burning Shed:

Pre-order the digital album and receive the two singles ‘by the light of a sun’ and ‘to outrun the light’ immediately!

Watch the 2nd new song video from ‘a way you’ll never be..’

You can now watch the video for ‘to outrun the light’, the second song from the forthcoming John Wesley album, ‘a way you’ll never be..’

Watch the lyric video here

‘a way you’ll never be..’ is now available for digital pre-order from iTunes or Amazon MP3. Pre-order now and get this track plus ‘by the light of a sun’ immediately!

More videos and additional album pre-order details will be available soon! Subscribe to my mailing list for updates:

Guitar World premieres debut track ‘by the light of a sun’

This week we launched the first track from the new album via a premier on  Guitar World !

“by the light of a sun,” is the debut song on “a way you’ll never be..”  Watch the lyric video here or read the full article, including a description of the song and the full album track listing at

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New album ‘a way you’ll never be’ coming soon!

My new album, ‘a way you’ll never be‘ is scheduled for release on October 7, 2016 on InsideOut Music!


’a way you’ll never be’ was fairly big step for me in that I have worked extremely hard at bringing the two sides of my writing together: the “acoustic singer songwriter” and the “electric heavy guitar” elements. This album is most certainly the set of songs that has successfully combined my introspective lyrics with the aggressive type of guitar playing and writing that I love.

The album will feature Mark Prator on drums & percussion, and Sean Malone (Cynic) on Bass. The themes of the lyrics, the melodies, and the playing make these my favourite, most cohesive and adventurous set of tracks to date. Stylistically the songs revisit some of the guitar music of the 70’s that grabbed me and made me want to be a guitarist. Sonically I combined those 70’s big guitar tones with the modern sounds available to us as guitarists today.

Details on the pre-sale, formats, and availability will be released soon!

In support of the album, I will head out as support to Marillion and Steven Wilson in the US & Canada tours. You can find dates and details on my Tour Dates page.

New Tour Dates – John Wesley Supporting Steven Wilson


This November, I will be supporting the Steven Wilson North American tour on select dates for the Southeastern US.

Tour Dates

Thursday, November 17, 2016: Center Stage, Atlanta, GA
Friday, November 18, 2016: The Plaza Live, Orlando, FL
Saturday, November 19, 2016: The State Theatre, Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL
Sunday, November 20, 2016: Culture Room, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Tickets and more information can be found at

John Supporting Marillion 2016 North American Tour

I am so thrilled to be announcing that I am joining my long time friends, Marillion, as the support act on their 2016 North American Tour. The tour starts on October 21st 2016, Tickets are on sale as of Dec 12th.

Tour Dates

Friday, October 21, 2016: The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
Saturday, October 22, 2016: Saban Theater Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA
Tuesday, October 25, 2016: Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO
Thursday, October 27, 2016: Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL
Friday, October 28, 2016: Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL
Saturday, October 29, 2016: Hard Rock Live, Northfield, OH
Monday, October 31, 2016: Danforth Music Hall, Tornonto, ON
Tuesday, November 1, 2016: Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre, Montreal, QC
Wednesday, November 2, 2016: L’Imperial Bell, Quebec,QC
Friday, November 4, 2016: Royale Boston, Boston, MA
Saturday, November 5, 2016: 9:30 Club, Washington DC
Sunday, November 6, 2016: Keswick Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
Tuesday, November 8, 2016: PlayStation Theater, New York, NY

John Wesley as guest guitarist with BigElf


John Wesley will be joining BigElf with Mike Portnoy this fall as guest guitarist on their European tour!

Tour dates:
Oct 29: Zoetermeer, Holland – Boerderij
Oct 30: Dortmund, Germany – Dortmund FZW
Nov 1: Pratteln, Switzerland – Z7
Nov 2: Frankfurt, Germany – Nachtleben
Nov 3: Munich, Germany – Strom
Nov 4: Milan, Italy – Legend Club
Nov 6: Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz 3
Nov 7: Madrid, Spain – Copernico
Nov 8: Bilbao, Spain – Sonora
Nov 12: Southampton, UK – Talking Heads
Nov 13: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK – O2 Academy Newcastle
Nov 14: Manchester, UK – The Deaf Institute
Nov 15: Gwynedd, North Wales, UK – Hard Rock Hell 7
Nov 17: Glasgow, UK – Cathouse
Nov 18: Wolverhampton, UK – Slade Rooms
Nov 19: London, UK – The Garage
Nov 21: Goteborg, Sweden – Sticky Fingers
Nov 22: Halmstad, Sweden – Kajskjulet
Nov 23: Malmo, Sweden – Kulturbolaget
Nov 25: Stockholm, Sweden – Debaster Strand
Nov 26: Smedjebacken, Sweden – Folkets Hus Bi
Biv 28: Orebro, Sweden – Niva/Ritz
Nov 29: Sala, Sweden – Rockland

For more information and upcoming show listings, visit

John Wesley tour dates supporting Flying Colours on European tour

The John Wesley Band will be on tour soon supporting Flying Colors (Neal Morse, Steve Morse, Casey McPherson, Dave LaRue, Mike Portnoy) in Europe.

These shows will be performed with my full four-piece band. The band line up will be as follows:

John Wesley (lead vocals & guitars)
Ian Medhurst (vocals & guitars)
Sean Malone of Cynic (bass & Chapman Stick)
Mark Prator (drums & percussion)

Flying Colours European dates:
Oct 7: Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz 2
Oct 8: Milan, Italy – Milan Live Club
Oct 9: Tilburg, Netherlands – 013
Oct 11: Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
Oct 12: Pratteln, Switzerland – Z7
Oct 13: London, England – Islington Assembly Hall
Oct 14: Paris, France – Alhambra