Sonny Landreth at the Aladdin Theater
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Landreth’s newest effort marks a return back to the slide guitar great’s musical roots, with a big, bold collection of songs, that swagger with the best elements of classic rock, jazz and the blues.
“Ever since The Road We’re On [his Grammy-nominated 2003 release], fans have been asking me, ‘When are you going to do another blues album,” Landreth said. “After expanding my songs for Elemental Journey into an orchestral form, I thought I’d get back to the simple but powerful blues form. I’d been playing a lot of these songs on the road with my band, and we’ve been taking them into some surprising places musically. So going into the studio to record them with just our trio seemed like the next step.”
Landreth will be supported at the Aladdin Theatre by local group the Rosalind Hunters. Hailing from Portland, the group brings a fresh, New Orleans-inspired funk sound to the west coast.
The Roseland Hunters have won seven Otis Awards including Best New Act, Best Northwest Recording and Best Funk Band. They have also been nominated for Best New Act and Best Drummer-Brian Foxworth by the Cascade Blues Association.
The band has recently completed a full-length album, scheduled for release July 2015.
The music kicks off at 8 PM on Wednesday, January 20. For more information, visit the Aladdin Theater website.
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