Blind Boys Of Alabama 20 Jun 2017
We have a very rare show in this year’s Festival. The only UK date by “The Blind Boys of Alabama”. This iconic group has been singing gospel music for seven decades and amazingly is still fronted by Jimmy Carter, who has been there since the start in the 1940’s. The group sets the gold standard in soulful gospel music – we’re talking multiple shows at The White House, multiple Grammys, collaborations with major stars from Peter Garbriel to Willie Nelson; from Bon Iver to Jackson Browne. They limit the number of shows they do now and we’re thrilled to have a rare European date. The Blind Boys’ Jimmy Carter was interviewed by The Guardian, and its a great read, with some terrific video.
Check out one of the great legends in music history whilst you can.