Saturday, 11 June 2011
BOBBY WOMACK KING GEORGES HALL BLACKBURN SATURDAY JUNE 25TH 2011
MASSIVE news indeed...
- Bobby Womack and his full American entourage (inc Altrina Grayson) will be playing a concert prior to the next 3-roomed Soul Night Out at the King Georges Hall in Blackburn on SATURDAY JUNE 25th
As the concert ends the 3 rooms of music start up and as usual runs until 3am.
As this is Bobby's first appearance for quite some time we are proud to bring him to the UKs number one soul night - tickets will fly so please distribute / promote this with immediate effect......and yes, I ve already asked the man if he can remember the words to "Give it up", "How could you break", "Home is where the heart is" etc etc :)
Full details below - updates to you all now on a regular basis
'SOUL NIGHT OUT SPECIAL' WITH AMERICAN SOUL LEGEND
Saturday 25 June 2011, 8pm
One of the greatest voices in soul music and Gorillaz “STYLO” vocalist makes his Blackburn debut.
Bobby Womack is a stalwart soul and gospel legend whose resume includes musical contributions across the four decades as a singer, songwriter and guitarist. He has written songs for Wilson Pickett, George Benson, Janis Joplin and dozens of others. A solid guitarist who worked on the Memphis session scene for a period in the Sixties, Womack played on sessions for Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Joe Tex, King Curtis, Dusty Springfield and other soul and R&B artists.
In 2010, Womack contributed lyrics and sang on "Stylo" alongside Mos Def, the first single from the third Gorillaz album, Plastic Beach which led to him hitting the road as a special guest accompanying Gorillaz on their full world tour.
This is Bobby's ONLY UK concert date outside of London so don't miss out!!
Visit Bobby's website
Tickets £30 standing, £35 seated
**Please note: Ticket also includes admission to the 3 Room Soul Night 10pm-3am after the concert**