Lead Belly Fest at Royal Albert Hall
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Royal Albert Hall, London

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Iconic folk-blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, famed for his vast repertoire of songs and incredible influence, will be celebrated in a special night of music at the Royal Albert Hall.

Born in Mooringsport, Louisiana in the late 1880s, Lead Belly carved a fascinating career, recording over 500 songs before making his final performance at a concert at Carnegie Hall in 1949. He left a poweful legacy, with his work having being widely covered by the likes of The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan and Nirvana.

Line-up:
Van Morrison
Eric Burdon
 (The Animals)
Jools Holland
Billy Bragg

Paul Jones (Manfred Mann)
Dennis Locorriere (Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show)
Ruby Turner
Eric Bibb
Josh White Jr.
Laurence Jones

Gwen Dickey (Rose Royce)
Slim Chance
Gemma Ray
Walter Trout

House band Blues Inc. under the direction of Mick Rogers.


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Venue Information

Royal Albert HallKensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP