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Lead Belly Fest Theatre Tickets

Showing at Royal Albert Hall, London

Lead Belly Fest

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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 powerful legacy, with his working having being widely covered by the likes of The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan and Nirvana.

Paying tribute at Lead Belly Fest will be legendary Van Morrison, musical maestro Jools Holland, Animals frontman Eric Burdon, Manfred Mann Singer Paul Jones, Rose Royce's Gwen Dickey and former Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show vocalist Dennis Locorriere.

Josh White Jr., Laurence Jones, Gemma Ray and Ruby Turner will also join this incredible line up, as well as Slim Chance, the band formed originally by Ronnie Lane. The night's house band will be Blues Inc. Performing under the direction of Mick Rogers.

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