Leon Russell

Leon Russell's Wife Releases Statement

Leon Russell, born Claude Russell Bridges, who sang, wrote and produced some of rock 'n' roll's top records, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13 at the age of 74.

Leon’s wife, Jan Bridges, released the following statement:

Lockn' Festival Presents An Evening with Leon Russell Free for 2015 Ticket Holders

The Lockn' Festival presents an evening with Leon Russell on Saturday, July 11th at the new Locknwood stage on Lockn' Farm in Arrington, Va.

This exclusive FREE show is only open to Lockn' 2015 ticket holders. You must have bought or buy a Lockn' 2015 ticket by show time to attend.

Opening the show will be Charlottesville favorites and 2014 Rockn' to Lockn' winners Erin & The Wildfire.

Phases of the Moon 2014 | Review/Photos

I’m searching for phrases to describe Phases of the Moon Music & Art Festival.  It began as a dark side of the moon, but that was just a phase.  As an audience, our hackles were already up, howling at the moon before the weekend ever arrived.  Through no fault of the Phases organizers, RatDog had to cancel their appearance.  Bobb

Hammerstein Ballroom Hosts Little Feat & Leon Russell 11/9

On Friday, November 9, Little Feat and Leon Russell will play the Hammerstein Ballroom as part of their "What's Not to Like?" tour.
 

Bumbershoot part 2

Although there’s no camping at Bumbershoot, the crowd looks funkier than yesterday. I pass many familiar faces strolling around Seattle Center; they may be reapplied with make-up or flourished with new clothes, but no amount of blush can mask the wear and tear of an all-nighter. I get the sense that, even if it wasn’t 80 degrees and sunny, people would still be wearing their shades.