Andy Fairweather Low: US Dates in September
Andy Fairweather Low and his band, The Low Riders, are heading to the United States for three concerts on the east coast. They'll be at BB Kings in New York City on September 13th, at Daryl's House in Pawling, New York on the14th and Havana in New Hope, Pennsylvania on the 17th. Then, it's back to the UK and Europe for gigs through the end of the year.
Andy - who first joined Eric Clapton's band in 1992 for the now historic MTV Unplugged Show - found initial success as lead singer and guitarist of Amen Corner in the late sixites. The band had four successive Top Ten Hits, including the Number One (If Paradise is) Half as Nice. When they split in 1969, and Andy set up a new group, Fairweather, that charted with Natural Sinner. Going solo after that, Andy had hits with "Reggae Tune" "Be Bop ‘N Holla" and "Wide Eyed and Legless". He also established himself as the go-to guitarist for a host of artists, including Roger Waters, George Harrison, Bill Wyman, Tom Jones, Roy Wood, Gerry Rafferty, Leo Sayer, Dave Edmunds, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and Joe Satriani.
Andy released his first solo album in 24 years, Sweet Soulful Music in 2006, followed by The Very Best of Andy Fairweather Low in 2008 and returned to the nomadic life of a touring musician with hiis band, The Low Riders. Live in Concert was released on DVD in 2008, with a new album, Zone-O-Tone following in 2013.
The Low Riders are Nick Pentelow (Sax), Paul Beavis (Drums) and Dave Bronze - another Clapton Band alum - on Bass and Vocals
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Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders Upcoming Shows
Aug 8 - Broadstairs Folk Festival
Aug 11 - Woodstock R&B Festival, Belfast
Sept 13 - BB Kings, New York NY
Sept 14 - Daryl's House, Pawling NY
Sept 17 - Havana, New Hope PA
Sept 23 - Cornucopia Festival, York
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