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The Lee Boys – $10/13
September 30 @ 5:00 pm$10 – $13
The Lee Boys, one of Americas finest sacred steel ensembles,This family group consists of three brothers,AlvinLee(guitar),DerrickLeeandKeithLee(vocals) along with their three nephews,Roosevelt Collier(pedal steel guitar),Alvin Cordy Jr. (7-string bass) andEarl Walker(drums).LeeBoysplay sacred steel, music rooted in Gospel infused with rhythm and blues, jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop, country and African music driven by the pedal steel guitar.Chris Johnson, a young pedal steel player from Miami, has joinedLeeBoys. Johnson, a huge fan of Collier’s, is making quite a name for himself and has shared the stage withAnders Osborne,Warren Haynes,Robert Randolph,The Campbell Brothersand more. When scheduling allows, both Johnson and Collier will perform withLeeBoys.In the last decade,LeeBoyshas for more than 750,000 music fans at festivals throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Their unique sound has attracted musical artists such as Allman Bros. Band, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Robert Plant, Robert Randolph, Derek Trucks, Mavis Staples, Govt Mule, BlindBoysof Alabama, Black Crowes, John Legend and The Roots all of whom have performed with theLeeBoysand/or invited them to tour with them. Heralded pedal steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier is often seen performing with multiple bands over the course of any given festival.Following a blazing performance at the 2008Bonnaroo,LeeBoyswere asked to perform on NBCsLate Night With Conan OBrien; their rousing performance had the host jumping out of his chair and raving about the band.LeeBoyshas also been the subject of a Florida PBS documentary.Warren Haynes comments, LeeBoysis high energy Gospel infused jamming.
This is the real thing!