Monte Pittman has played on every one of Madonna’s live tours since her 2001 Drowned World Tour. Last weekend he played in Coimbra on the Portuguese leg of the legendary artist’s latest MDNA 2012 World Tour. Here, he talks to The Portugal News about following dreams, the importance of being able to play live, and “figuring it all out.”
For those who missed it, here is Monte’s appearance on the German TV show, Morgenmagazin where he was interviewed & performed “Lost” from his album “Pain, Love & Destiny”. Check it out!
Go to 3:07 to go straight to the live performance of “Lost”!
Monte is more than just Madonna’s guitarist in this new interview with the Istanbul Guide, done a couple of weeks ago on the Istanbul tour stop. Click on the following link to read it:
We have very exciting news to share with all of you! Monte has been invited to perform live and be interviewed about his musical career on Germany’s highest-ranked morning news show, ZDF’s Morgenmagazin, on June 29 at 8:30 a.m. CET.
The show gets 3 million viewers per day! If you are not able to view it, we will be posting a video of the segment shortly after it broadcasts. www.morgenmagazin.zdf.de
We have another exclusive giveaway for all the amazing Monte Pittman fans around the world! Enter for a chance to win 1 Axeman Poster (19 5/8 x 26 1/4 inches) featuring Monte and his signature Jarrell MPS guitar!
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The giveaway starts on Monday, June 25th @ 10am EST/3pm BST and ends on Wednesday, June 27th @ 3pm EST/8pm BST.
There will be only 1 winner for this exclusive poster that will be chosen using a random number service. The winner has 48 hours to claim their prize. If the winner does not respond after 48hours, we serve the right to pick another winner.
The giveaway is open worldwide! Good luck!
Check out the latest review of Monte’s solo album “Pain, Love & Destiny” that has just been released today on The Ripple Effect. “Even if you have heard Pittman you haven’t heard Pittman until you hear Pain, Love & Destiny. You can tell this is really what Monte Pittman sounds like. Monte Pittman has created a rock album classic.and success, as the last song on the album is titled, appears to be a “Predetermined Destiny.””
Monte is covered in Evigshed Pop Culture Magazine this week for upcoming Career Achievement Award! Click here to read the article!
Over 30,000 fans are cheering as guitarist Monte Pittman prepares to play with Madonna at the beginning of her world tour. Evan Skopp from Seymour Duncan was in Tel Aviv last week and shares his experience of hanging out with Monte, as well as Monte’s impeccable Jarrell MPS guitar tones.
Monte is featured today in an interview in Greece’s Skylight Webzine, which profiles popular new musicians in jazz, progressive rock, alternative rock, hard rock and more. Read it here.
Monte may have left Abu Dhabi already, but he hasn’t left their newspapers. They’re still writing about him! Check out this full-page feature article and interview in Abu Dhabi Week, the Emirates’ favorite magazine.