Events downtown

May 07

Albert Lee LIVE in Concert
Location: 76 Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04101, US
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Albert Lee is a Grammy Award-winning British guitarist and multiple recipient of Guitar Player Magazine’s “Best Country Guitarist” who is celebrated by fans and musicians the world over for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique. Lee has worked both in the studio and on tour with many notable musicians from a wide range of genres including Eric Clapton, The Everly Brothers, Bill Wyman, EmmyLou Harris, Joe Cocker, Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash and more.
Albert has been awarded two Grammys for “Best Country Instrumental Performance” in his illustrious career. In 2002, for “Foggy Mountain Breakdown,” from the album “Earl Scruggs & Friends,” and again in 2009 for his work on Brad Paisley’s track “Cluster Pluck.
“He also received nominations for tracks on three of his solo albums. Lee has received many other awards as a guitarist, winning Guitar Player Magazine’s “Best Country Guitarist” five consecutive times. Albert Lee is known within the music industry for his speed of playing and his technical virtuosity but is also one of the most melodic players. He’s often referred to as “the guitar player’s guitar player.”