Blind Boys of Alabama (US) – Australian Tour 2020
The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) with Lifetime Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and winners of five Grammy® Awards, they have attained the highest levels of achievement in a career that spans over 70 years.
The Blind Boys are known for crossing multiple musical boundaries with their remarkable interpretations of everything from traditional gospel favorites to contemporary spiritual material by songwriters such as Eric Clapton, Prince and Tom Waits. They have appeared on recordings with many artists, including Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Susan Tedeschi, Ben Harper, Patty Griffin and Taj Mahal. The Blind Boys of Alabama have also appeared on The Tonight Show, Late Night, The Grammy® Awards, 60 Minutes, The Colbert Report and many other television shows.
“Seeing the Blind Boys of Alabama in concert is part living history, part concert, all uplifting experience…”
The Washington Post
Perth (TBA Oct 31)
Pitt Street Uniting Church,
Friday 6th & Saturday 7th
Sunday 8th & Monday 9th
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Brunswick Music Festival
Saturday 15th & Sunday 15th