Albert Lee - Retrospective
Albert Lee is one of the most respected and renowned guitarists in music history, having worked with The Everly Brothers, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and The Cricketts over his long and illustrious career. The British-born country-rock artist started his career during the emerging rock 'n' roll scene of sixties London, when he swapped bands with the likes of Jimmy Page and Chris Farlowe.
Note: Entree required - this is a supper club, and menu items start at just $10. No drink minimums. Portion of the cover charge goes to Feed The Need, the Campus JAX outreach to feed the local homeless population. Over 15,000 meals served.
After moving to the U.S. and assimilating himself into the country music scene, Albert quickly garnered a reputation as one of the fastest guitar players in the business. He recorded a number of solo albums, and won a Grammy in 2002 for his contribution on 'Foggy Mountain Breakdown'. He continues to tour today, and plays his signature Ernie Ball Music Man Guitar.
His numerous awards include a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance for “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” from the album Earl Scruggs and Friends. He also notched five consecutive wins for Guitar Player’s Best Country Guitarist and in 2017 was honored at the U.K. Americana Awards with the Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award.
“A brilliant guitar player. His sound is unmistakable - often emulated, never equalled.” - Emmylou Harris
“The ultimate virtuoso. His skill is extraordinary, his ear is extraordinary and he’s gifted on just about every level.” - Eric Clapton
Buy tickets early because he attracts every musician within a 50 mile radius who come to marvel at the talent and craftsmanship of this brilliant guitarist.
All ages, free parking, full menu, near John Wayne airport
3950 Campus Dr Newport Beach