Blackmore's Night bring their eclectic musical blend of folk renaissance rock to the Queen on Friday, May 13th.
The band features the legendary Deep Purple and Rainbow guitarist
Ritchie Blackmore and his wife, singer and multi-instrumentalist Candice Night along with their talented band of Minstrels tp present a fascinating combination of soft rock music and European folk melodies often fusing instruments
of the Renaissance era with those of the modern day. Blackmore's Night
plays Downstairs Live at 7:30pm On Friday, May 13th.
That same night upstairs live is the gifted singersongwriter, Richard Julian. Julian, originally from Arden, Delaware, is a classically trained pianist
who began writing his own songs at an early age. He has put out
six solo albums since 1997. He also gets together with a group of musician friends, including Norah Jones, in a project known as The Little Willies,
which produced an album in 2006. Richard Julian will play
Upstairs Live at the Queen at 9pm on May 13th.
Al Kooper has been around, and now he's coming to
World Cafe Live at the Queen on April 14th. He founded Blood Sweat & Tears, produced the seminal "Supersession" album with Stephen Stills,
played keyboards on Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" and he's also played with The Rolling Stones, George Harrison, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Tom Petty,
Joe Cocker and many more, along with a formidable solo career.
He's got a new album, White Chocolate, and you can check out Al Kooper Downstairs Live at the Queen on Saturday, March 14th at 7:30 PM.
The sounds of Sacred Steel will ring out at World Cafe Live at the Queen
on May 16th with Robert Randolph and the Family Band.
Robert Randolph began playing pedal steel Guitar in church.
A trip to a Stevie Ray Vaughan Concert set him off in a new musical direction on that same instrument. Soon Robert Randolph and the Family Band
were catching the ear, and respect, of great artists including Eric Clapton,
Dave Matthews, and B.B. King. They toured with the Roots, Pharrell and
John Mayer and became regulars on the Jam Band
and summer festival circuit. Now they are touring in support of their latest effort "We Walk This Road." Catch them Downstairs Live at the Queen on Monday, May 16th at 7:30pm.