When violin virtuoso Nigel Kennedy tours Australia in 2019 the guitarist flanking him is Doug Boyle, previously of Robert Plant’s band.
Boyle was with Plant from 1987-1992. He played on the Robert Plant album ‘Now and Zen’ featuring the hits ‘Heaven Knows’ and ‘Tall Cool One’. He also played on Plants ‘Manic Nirvana’ (1990) and some tracks of 1993’s ‘Fate of Nations.
Kennedy’s band is a combo of four musicians. His longtime guitarist Rolf Bussalb is part of the band, his cellist is Peter Adams from the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra and double bass player is Piotr Kulaowski.
Nigel Kennedy Australia dates
Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
8.00pm Monday 21 January
Bookings: 1300 182 183 or artscentremelbourne.com.au
QPAC, Concert Hall
8.00pm Wednesday, 23 January
Bookings: 136 246 qpac.com.au
Llewellyn Hall, ANU Canberra
8.00pm Friday 25 January
Ticketek: 1300 795 012 premier.ticketek.com.au
Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall
8.00pm Sunday 27 January
Bookings: 02 9250 7777 sydneyoperahouse.com
Adelaide Festival Centre, Festival Theatre
8.00pm Tuesday 29 January
Bookings: 131 246 adelaidefestivalcentre.com.au
Perth Concert Hall
8.00pm Friday 1 February
Bookings: 08 9231 9999 perthconcerthall.com.au
Full tour details … www.akaaustralia.com.au