July 22, 2010

Singer-Songwriter Jamie McLean Brings His Exhilarating Musicianship, Burning Guitar, and Propulsive Band to Gabe's on August 3rd

In just a few short years, Jamie McLean has transformed himself from six-stringed sideman of the celebrated, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band into a full-fledged bandleader with plenty of rock & roll swagger to live up to his first-rate musicianship. McLean is an astounding songwriter, vocalist and player in that place where Southern and streetwise rock, roadhouse blues, downtown R&B and swampy soul music find communion. With a backing band lending smooth-groovin' muscle to his hook-filled guitar chops and soulful vocals, McLean comes to Gabe's touring behind his latest release, Completely, which sees him ooze romance and heartache through roots-rock blues and guitar-pop. Fresh off a tour with Greg Allman and a smattering of dates with Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading, the Jamie McLean Band is poised to take their music to great heights. And with McLean's wailing guitar, driving rhythms, and dynamic showmanship on display at Gabe's on August 3rd, this is one show that's sure to be memorable.

More about Jamie McLean Band:

From Madison Square Garden to Bonnaroo to Japan's Fuji Rock, Jamie McLean's musical footprint has marked every corner of the globe. Performing alongside musical icons such as Elvis Costello, Widespread Panic, and Dave Matthews, he has shared the stage with scores of prevalent names in the industry. Always in high demand, McLean has also lent his studio chops to everyone from Norah Jones to Chuck D, proving he is the quintessential workingman's guitarist. Backed by a dynamic voice loaded with soul, McLean's transformation from sideman to front man has been seamless. With drops of southern roots rock, blues, R&B, funk and soul oozing from their amplifiers, the Jamie McLean Band offers "honest rock and roll" that pulls no punches. Night in and night out, Jamie McLean's performances are smothered in soul and confident command of the six-string. Take the straightforward, no-nonsense rock of the Rolling Stones and The Black Crowes and mix in the personal sincerity of Ryan Adams and Tom Petty and the result is the Jamie McLean Band.

Show Details:


Tuesday August 3, 2010

9:30PM doors, 10PM show

$8 Advance and Day of Show | 21+

Presented by Majestic Live