Albert Lee & Band

The Playhouse, 126-130 High Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1HP

29 Sep 2020

Albert Lee & Band

Description

Co-writer of Country Boy and writer of many other great songs, always in great demand by other artistes, Albert Lee has played on countless sessions worldwide. 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 Band, Emmylou Harris’s Hotband and Bill Wymans’ Rhythm Kings and toured extensively with them. He also toured with his own band, Hogan’s Heroes for many years.

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 and more recently in September 2019, Albert appeared at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival in Dallas, Texas.

He appeared at a tribute concert honouring The Everly Brothers at The Rock and Roll Hall of fame in Cleveland, Ohio in 2014 duetting with Emmylou Harrison, Peter Asher and Alison Morer. This was an amazing event with a whole host of stars.. Vince Gill, Graham Nash, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell to name but a few. Don Everly joined the ensemble on stage for the encore and sang on the last verse of Bye Bye Love.

In December 2017 Albert joined Emmylou Harris, Glen D Harding, Ricky Skaggs, The Whites and Jerry Douglas for a benefit concert at the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville. An excellent evening enjoyed by all who attended.

In 2017 Albert was awarded a trailblazer award by the Americana Society of the UK.

In February 2018 Albert and his Band appeared on ‘for one night only’ special Grey Whistle Test.

Tickets on sale at the Taunton Visitor Centre

 


Opening Hours

Tuesday 29th September 2020
7.30pm

 

Pricing

£27.00

Tickets on sale at the Taunton Visitor Centre

Contact

Albert Lee & Band
The Playhouse
126-130 High Street
Weston-super-Mare
Somerset
BS23 1HP
United Kingdom


T: 01934 645544 / 01823 340470

E: WSMBoxOffice@parkwood-lesiure.co.uk

W: parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/Playhouse-Theatre



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