Blues legend Robert Cray is coming to perform at the Rockhal next week. Delano has tickets to give away.
With five Grammy Awards, 15 nominations, millions of record sales worldwide, and thousands of sold-out performances under his belt Robert Cray is one of the leading blues men of his generation.
His career started inauspiciously in the 1970s and included a performance as the bass player for Otis Day and the Knights--the band featured in National Lampoon’s Animal House.
But by the 1980s Cray was enjoying the beginning of some success with albums Bad Influence and False Accusations.
But it was 1986 album Strong Persuader that proved to be Cray’s big breakthrough, reaching no.13 on the Billboard charts and also selling well in the UK. It went on become a double platinum album in the States and cemented Cray’s reputation as a strong songwriter and electrifying guitarist. Follow up Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark performed better in the UK, though failed to match the same success in the United States as Strong Persuader.
Such was his status in the blues world that he was invited to play on John Lee Hooker’s The Healer album and played live alongside Eric Clapton.
His albums regularly place in the top five in the US Blues charts and latest recording In My Soul even topped the chart.
Delano has five pairs of tickets to give away to the Rockhal show next Tuesday. To enter the draw to win a pair, simply send an email to [email protected] mentioning “Rockhal-Robert Cray” as the subject field. Please include full name and a contact telephone number.
Deadline for entries is Friday 24 October at 11 a.m. Winners will be notified on Friday morning.
Rockhal, ave. du rock’n’roll, Esch-Belval