Sonny Landreth On Mountain Stage

Sonny Landreth; credit: Brian Blauser i i

hide captionSonny Landreth (left) pays a visit to Mountain Stage.

Brian Blauser
Sonny Landreth; credit: Brian Blauser

Sonny Landreth (left) pays a visit to Mountain Stage.

Brian Blauser

Set List

  • "Blue Tarp Blues"
  • "Groovy Goddess"
  • "The Milky Way Home"
  • "Uberesso"

Louisiana native and slide-guitar master Sonny Landreth came to prominence playing in the band of Zydeco king Clifton Chenier. As an in-demand session and touring player, Landreth has contributed to the work of John Hiatt, Kenny Loggins and John Mayall, among others. His 2000 album Levee Town has recently been reissued with bonus tracks.

Performing songs from 2008's From the Reach, as well as a yet-to-be-released track called "Groovy Goddess," Landreth is joined by longtime band members Dave Ranson on bass and Brian Brignac on drums for his seventh appearance on Mountain Stage. As Landreth showcases his swamp-rock and Cajun grooves, his Deep South upbringing shows itself when he whips the crowd into frenzy with "Uberesso."

This is a repeat performance of Mountain Stage.

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