Chuck Leavell To Play Melbourne's Cherry Bar - Noise11.com
Chuck Leavell

Chuck Leavell

Chuck Leavell To Play Melbourne’s Cherry Bar

by Paul Cashmere on February 2, 2014

in Live,News

Chuck Leavell, the keyboard player for the Rolling Stones, will perform his own show at Melbourne’s Cherry Bar on March 29.

Leavell has been a member of the Rolling Stones live band since 1982 and became the full-time keyboard player in 1985 for the band following the death Ian Stewart.

Chuck Leavell has played on every Rolling Stones album since ‘Some Girls’ (1978). He is also the “unofficial” music director of the band and compiled the Stones setlist before each show with Mick Jagger.

Chuck Leavell was a former member of the Allman Brothers. He was the keyboard player at the band’s peak playing on their classic 1972 album ‘Brothers and Sisters’ featuring ‘Jessica’ and ‘Ramblin’ Man’.

Chuck has also recorded with The Black Crowes (Shake Your Money Maker), Eric Clapton (Unplugged, 24 Nights) and John Mayer (Born & Raised).

Leavell has also recorded five solo albums.

Chuck Leavell will perform at Cherry Bar, Melbourne at 2pm Saturday, March 29. Tickets are $60 from cherrybar.com.au

Rolling Stones sax player Bobby Keys will also be performing his own shows in Australia during the Rolling Stones tour.

Bobby Keys and the Suffering Bastards dates

March 21, Adelaide, The Gov
March 23, Sydney, The Basement
March 24, Sydney, HiFi Bar
March 27, Melbourne, Thornbury Theatre
April 1, Brisbane, Eaton Hills Hotel

Rolling Stones Australian And New Zealand Dates

March 19, Perth, Perth Arena
March 22, Adelaide, Adelaide Oval
March 25, Sydney, Allphones Arena
March 28, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
March 30, Macedon Ranges, Hanging Rock from Ticketmaster.com.au
April 2, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre
April 5, Auckland, Mt Smart Stadium

Triple M’s Lee Simon spoke recently with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ron Wood.

Listen to the Mick Jagger interview

Listen to the Keith Richards interview

Listen to the Charlie Watts interview

Listen to the Ron Wood interview

——————————————————————————————————————————————
Stay updated with your free Noise11.com daily music news email alert. Subscribe to Noise11 Music News here

Follow Noise11.com on Facebook and Twitter

Comments

comments

Related Posts

the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
The Rolling Stones Hint At More Activity In 2015

The Rolling Stones have sent a Christmas message to fans suggesting the show will go on in 2015.

December 20, 2014
Rolling Stones Auckland
The Rolling Stones Conclude 14 On Fire Tour In Auckland

The Rolling Stones finished their 14 On Fire tour with the final show in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday night.

November 23, 2014
The Chuck Leavell Noise11.com interview VIDEO

The legendary Chuck Leavell has spent over 40 years with some of the biggest names on the planet including the Allman Brothers, Eric Clapton, George Harrison and for the past 32 years as musical director of The Rolling Stones.

November 22, 2014
Chuck Leavell photo by Ros O'Gorman
iHeartRadio Music News Talks To Rolling Stones Musical Director Chuck Leavell

iHeartRadio Music News, powered by Noise11.com, features a very special interview this week with 32 year veteran of the Rolling Stones Chuck Leavell.

November 14, 2014
Chuck Leavell
Chuck Leavell Reinvents How Music Is Taught

Rolling Stones keyboard player Chuck Leavell has developed an online teaching platform for music students to learn how to play piano.

October 3, 2014
Rolling Stones - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Word Is The Rolling Stones Are Rehearsing In New York

Speculation is mounting of a Rolling Stones Saturday Night Live performance on May 19 with unconfirmed reports on the Stones forum iorr.org that the band is rehearsing in New York City.

May 7, 2012