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Click here to listen to the recorded interview with Tony Spada on 6/5/15

Tour Dates

December 14, 2013 - The Gathering Room
Mary Fahl (former vocalist with October Project)
Tony Spada
Hartford Symphony Orchestra Events
Saturday, September 22, 2012 8:30pm
Rentschler Field
East Hartford, CT
Saturday, September 29, 2012 7:00pm
Bushnell Park Pavilion
Hartford, CT
Hartford Symphony Orchestra with guest soloist Tony Spada
Thursday, November 8, 2012 7:30 pm
Friday, November 9, 2012 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 10, 2012 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 11, 2012 3:00 pm
Belding Theater, Hartford, CT
For More Information or to order tickets, visit: The Hartford Symphony Orchestra
December 10, 2011 - The Gathering Room
Tony Spada solo show
October 25,2010 - Steve Morse Band / Holding Pattern
Toad's Place
New Haven CT
August 18 - 23, 2011
Crescendo, Saint Palais Sur Mer,France
October 25,2010 - Steve Morse Band / Holding Pattern
Toad's Place
New Haven CT
October 2, 2010 10:00 PM - MarProg Festival 2010
Nomads Adventure Quest
May 17 - May 24 2010
Baltic Tour
May 20 Rokiskis - City Culture Hall, Festival "Tevo Gitara"
May 21 Riga - Melna Piektdiena, Baltic Prog Spring
May 23 Vilnius - BALTIC PROG SPRING club "Bermudai"
  • October 10, 2009 - Silk City Music and Arts Festival
    Manchester CT
    October 2, 2009 8:00 PM - Cascais Progressive Rock and Art Festival
    Cascais, Lisboa
    Four day Music and Art Festival
    July 25, 2009 8:00 PM - Baltic Prog Festival
    Vilnius, Lithuania
    Progressive Music Festival
    July 19, 2009 7:30 PM - MarProg Festival 2009
    Toad’s Place
    New Haven, Connecticut
    Progressive music all day show
    January 24, 2009 9:00 PM - iLGiardino
    Verona, Italy
    January 23, 2009 9:00 PM - Crevalcore Music Festival
    Crevalcore, Bologna ,Italy
    "New England Art Rock Society" presents: Holding Pattern
    October 12, 2008 8:00 PM - Acton Jazz Club
    Acton, Massachusetts
    Holding Pattern "Breaking the Silence" tour 2008
    August 30,2008 1:00 PM - ProgDay Festival
    StoryBook Farm, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Alex Carpani "Waterline " tour featuring Tony Spada-guitar
    March 29, 2008 1:00 PM - Baja Prog 2008
    Baja, Mexico
    Alex Carpani "Waterline " tour featuring Tony Spada-guitar
    March 27, 2008 8:00 PM - S.I.R.
    Hollywood, California

    Tony Spada has been presented with a Grindie Award for producing the ETX album-"The Long Way Home"

    Click here to read the review of Holding Pattern's performance at Marprog '09

    You'll need to scroll down just a bit when you get there.

    Holding Pattern's Tony Spada will be featured

    in a live on the air interview with Gary Levin on WWUH 91.3 FM at 9 pm. Sunday July,5,2009

    Listeners may call in for a chance to win tickets to MarProg Festival at Toad's Place ,New Haven,CT on Sunday July 19,2009.

    Click here for details on Conneticuts first prog rock festival:

    Tony will also be interviewed for Ct.Spotlight Magazine Monday July 6th to be aired via the web soon after.

    Tony Spada has just finished producing the new album release-"THE LONG WAY HOME" by ETX

    Surveillance Records is very happy to announce that Holding Pattern guitarist-Tony Spada has signed an artist endorsement deal with guitar string/guitar manufacturers-Ernie Ball/Music Man of California.

    He will be added to the companies impressive artist roster of some of the best guitarists in the world promoting their world class guitar strings and accessories.

    Tony, also a recent "Progressive Rock Hall of Fame" inductee, is currently on tour in support of Holding Pattern’s newest release "Breaking the Silence" having just performed at Prog Day Festival in North Carolina!

    Tickets available at

    Tickets available at

    Press Release

    Surveillance Records is pleased to announce legendary U.S. progressive rock band "Holding Pattern" will perform at this year’s Prog Day Festival in Storybook Farm,Chapel Hill ,North Carolina on Saturday, August 30,2008 in support of their new release "Breaking the Silence." Holding Pattern’s show will include songs from all previous albums as well as material from guitarist/composer Tony Spada’s solo releases.

    Please visit for ticket information

    Tony Spada inducted in the Progressive Rock Hall of Fame

    Click here to take you to 'Artist Directory'

    Press Release

    Surveillance Records is pleased to announce a special appearance at Baja Prog 2008 by Holding Pattern guitarist/composer-Tony Spada with the Alex Carpani Band.

    Spada was a guest guitarist on the new album "Waterline" and will join the band for a couple of West coast dates prior to Baja Prog to be announced by Cypher Arts manager Dan Shapiro.

    Tony Spada is currently planning a tour in support of the new Holding Pattern reunion release "Breaking the Silence" for later this year.

    Check out the festival here:

    Press Release

    Breaking the Silence - Reunion Album by Holding Pattern

    Surveillance Records is pleased to announce the reunion of the legendary U.S. progressive rock band, Holding Pattern. The new album "Breaking The Silence" is currently in pre-production and will be released worldwide November 30, 2007.

    Due to success of guitarist /composer Tony Spada’s critically acclaimed 2005 solo album "The Human Element" and recent Japanese tour, there has been much anticipation regarding this possibility which should excite the old fans as well as all fans of instrumental progressive rock.

    The album features

  • Tony Spada (guitars)
  • Rob "The Drummer" Gottfried (drums)
  • Tony Castellano (bass,keyboards)
  • Mark Tannenbaum (keyboards)

    "Honor Before Glory" features drummer Robert Hutchinson

    Album cover artwork by Genesis album artist Paul Whitehead

  • Special Appearance at Nearfest

    Holding Pattern guitarist Tony Spada and progressive rock album artist Paul Whitehead will be appearing at this year's Nearfest, June 23-24 in Bethlehem, PA. They will be meeting with fans at the Clearlight/Cypher Arts booth. Both artist's merchandise will be available along with Clearlight music and artwork. The two day festival is the largest prog event on the east coast and features music and vendors from around the world.

    Tony Spada and Bernard (President of Musea Records in France) at NearFest 2007

    Holding Pattern Live In Japan

    Holding Pattern performed at the Poseidon Festival in Tokyo from October 25 to October 30th to support Tony Spadas' latest solo release "The Human Element and the upcoming reunion album by "Holding Pattern" on Surveillance Records. Featured members of the band were bassist/keyboardist Tony Castellano and drummer Robert Hutchinson. This was Japans largest progressive rock festival.

    Click on the following to see a Japanese page promoting the festival:

    Musea Magazine ad promoting
    "The Human Element"

    Musea Promotional Poster

    Download songs from "The Human Element" at iTunes. Click Here!

    Read Tony's biography at

    Tony Spada's "The Human Element" featured in Musea's Selections of the Month promotional campaign for February 2005.
    "February 7th, 2005"