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
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