Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express ft. Alex Ligertwood

  • Tuesday | 03.11.15
  • 7.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £17.50 on t...

The internationally-acclaimed Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express returns to Band on the Wall featuring former Santana lead singer Alex Ligertwood. The famed B3 and keyboard player has created a distinct sound that combines jazz, rock, soul and funk, that is clearly recognisable to his millions of fans. With over 20 albums to his name, and lengthy stints on the RCA and Warner Bros. labels, Brian Auger has accumulated Grammy Nominations, 10 albums charting in Billboards Hot 100, a #1 single, and the undisputed title of “The Godfather of Acid Jazz”.

Playing with the best of them, Brian’s bands over the years have featured Rod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll and even Jimi Hendrix.  In addition, Auger has recorded with great luminaries as The Yardbirds, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Eric Burdon and Down To The Bone. This incarnation of the Oblivion Express features long-time collaborator Alex Ligertwood, a man known across the world as former lead singer of rock giants Santana, as well as the Jeff Beck Band.

The Picturehouse Cafe Bar is open beforehand for delicious food and drinks.