The Prince of Polyester Returns to Port Townsend
** $3 of every ticket sold will be donated to Centrum to benefit programs and scholarships**
Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley returns to the Wheeler Theatre in Port Townsend at 7:30 on Tuesday evening, March 20th. Lindley will perform solo, but don't let that fool you as he will have many of his closest friends on stage, as he brings along an incredible array of stringed instruments including the Kona and Weissenborn Hawaiian lap steel guitar, the Turkish saz and chumbus, as well as the Middle Eastern oud and Irish bouzouki.
If you don't know Lindley by name, you certainly have heard his signature lap steel and fiddle in musical partnership with his good friend Jackson Browne, all but defining the sound of the latter's most influential records, including For Everyman, Late For the Sky, The Pretender, and Running On Empty. Oh, and that spot on reproduction of Maurice Williams' falsetto on Browne's cover of the hit, [Oh, Wont You] Stay, yep, that's Lindley as well!
David Lindley has long championed the concept of world music, performing in a style that brings new meaning to the word "eclectic." The David Lindley electro-acoustic performance effortlessly combines American folk, blues, and bluegrass traditions with elements from African, Arabic, Asian, Celtic, Malagasy, and Turkish musical sources. His collaborations with Ry Cooder, Henry Kaiser and Hani Naser have resulted in the release of a collective 14 albums, in addition to his extensive work on multiple albums by Crosby, Stills and Nash, Warren Zevon, Rod Stewart, Bob Dylan, and Linda Ronstadt, to name just a few.
In 1981, Lindley created his own remarkable band, El Rayo-X, which integratedAmerican roots music and world beat with a heavy reggae influence. El Rayo-X toured the world for the next eight years. His two album and tour. In 2000, Lindley teamed up with renowned drummer/percussionist, Wally Ingram (Timbuk 3), touring and releasing three albums, Twango Bango Deluxe, Twango Bango II and Twango Bango III.
Lindley will perform one show only at 7:30 pm. $3 of every ticket sold will be donated to Centrum to benefit programs and the scholarship fund.