Elvis? lead guitarist James Burton is touring the UK next month with country artist (and writer of I Can Help) Billy Swan.
7 May: Concorde 2, Brighton
8 May: The Irish Centre, Leeds
9 May: The Cluny, Leeds
11 May: The 100 Club, London
12 May: The Coal Exchange, Cardiff
13 May: Manchester University - Academy 3
14 May: The Empire Music Hall, Belfast
15 May: Vicar St, Dublin
16 May: The Boardwalk, Sheffield
LIAM GRUNDY AND PETE PRITCHARD PRESENTS
JAMES BURTON AND BILLY SWAN IN CONCERT WITH THE GRUNDY PRITCHARD BAND
James Burton is one of the most important and respected guitarists in the world. For six decades he has created magic both in the studio and on stage.
Best known for his work as guitarist and bandleader for Elvis Presley in the legendary T.C. B Band, his career started at just fifteen when he supplied the classic guitar lines on ?Suzi Q? by Dale Hawkins. He went on to work with Bob Luman, Ricky Nelson, Gram Parson, Jerry Lee Lewis and Emmylou Harris among many others.
This tour of the UK and Ireland highlights will feature his classic recordings and deliver an unforgettable evening of music by a true innovator and major musical force in contemporary music
Billy Swan is a singer, songwriter, producer and musician from Nashville Tennessee. He wrote the classic Clyde McPhatter hit ?Lover please? when he was just fifteen years old. Best known for his international number one hit ?I Can Help,? Billy toured extensively with Kris Kristofferson and produced many great hits including ?Polk Salad Annie? for Tony Joe White.
Although James and Billy have been friends for many years, this is the first time that these two great artistes have had the opportunity to perform together live on stage. Seeing these legends performing in such intimate venues will make this the must see concert of the year.
The Grundy Pritchard band
Singer and multi instrumentalist Liam Grundy and bass player Pete Pritchard have enjoyed successful individual performing and recording careers, working with many great artistes including: Dave Edmunds, Chuck Berry, Alvin Lee, Chris Farlowe, Sonny Burgess and many more.
Liam and Pete have enjoyed a long collaboration with legendary Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore, and drummer D.J Fontana.
Since first touring the UK in 1992, Liam and Pete have presented and performed with them In the USA and on numerous tours of Europe.
Recently, Liam and Pete released ? Western Union?, an album of original songs, and appeared in the DVD release ?A Tribute To The King? recorded at Abbey road studio?s with Eric Clapton, Dave Gilmour, Marc Knopfler, Ronnie Wood and Bill Wyman.
Liam Grundy and Pete Pritchard are proud to present James Burton and Billy