Albert Lee and his band to perform in Honiton

PUBLISHED: 17:30 02 October 2018

Albert Lee. Picture: Contributed

Albert Lee. Picture: Contributed

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Top musician Albert lee will be performing at The Beehive, in Honiton.

Albert lee. Picture: ContributedAlbert lee. Picture: Contributed

Double Grammy Award Winner, Albert Lee returns to the UK, this time accompanied by his great Electric Band

Undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists the world has ever seen, Albert is also an accomplished piano player and has a fine singing voice.

He has a soulful voice but can equally ‘tear it up’ rock ‘n roll style.

Co-writer of Country Boy and writer of many other great songs, and always in great demand by other artistes, he has played on countless sessions worldwide.

Musician Albert Lee. Picture: Sue HargreavesMusician Albert Lee. Picture: Sue Hargreaves

He has appeared and recorded with many of the finest artistes in the music industry, including Glen Campbell, Dave Edmunds, Dolly Parton, Bobby Bare, Joan Armatrading, Ricky Scaggs, Joe Cocker, Willie Nelson, Linda Ronstadt, Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill, Travis Tritt, The Blue Caps, Robert Wells and Earl Scruggs.

Albert was a member of The Everly Brothers, Emmylou Harris and Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings bands and toured extensively with them.

In November 2002, Albert was amongst other world class names appearing at the Royal Albert Hall in the ‘Concert for George‘, a tribute to George Harrison.

In 2007, 2010 and 2013 Albert appeared at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival in Chicago.

In 2014, Albert appeared at a Tribute Concert to The Everly Brothers staged by The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

He sang stunning duets with, Emmylou Harris, Peter Asher and Alison Morer.

In 2015, Albert appeared at The London Palladium and Clyde Auditorium as part of Jerry Lee Lewis’s 80th birthday concerts.

In March 2015, two sell-out concerts took place at the Cadogan Hall in London to honour Albert and celebrate his 70th birthday.

A whole host of stars and friends turned out to celebrate with him.

He will be appearing at The Beehive, Honiton, on Friday, October 5, at 8pm.

Contact the box office on 01404 384050.

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