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Leroy Bell

Dec 28th 2019 @ Tractor Tavern

Seattle, WA
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Genres:
Rock, Blues
Saturday, December 28th, 2019
9:00 PM
Tractor Tavern
5213 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
9 RSVPs
Finishing #8 on the debut season of XFactor USA and airing in 120 countries, LeRoy Bell has gained millions of fans all over the world who fell in love with his soulful vocal sounds and timeless style. The public reaction to LeRoys XFactor performances resulted in him trending worldwide on Twitter on several occasions. Because of the exposure and promotion gained from this international exposure LeRoy Bell is now one of the most distinguished artists to evolve out of the reality TV music/entertainment world.The reception to LeRoys original music has also been spectacular. He and his band have performed with Van Morrison, Fitz and the Tantrums, Train, Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Etta James, Steve Miller, Beth Hart, Joe Cocker, Al Green, Idina Menzel, Sharon Jones & The Dap King, Huey Lewis, Paolo Nutini, India.Arie, Erykah Badu, LeAnne Rimes, Joan Osborne, Michael McDonald, Suzanne Vega, Colin Hay, Mavis Staples, Keb Mo, Taj Mahal, Leon Russell,Charlie Musselwhite, and Los Lobos.The Bell family legacy extended from Philly to Seattle when Thom Bell, (LeRoys uncle) opened up the west coast offices of Mighty Three Music. As a young staff writer LeRoy teamed with Casey James and wrote songs that would be recorded by The Spinners, The OJays, The Temptations, Rita Marley and most notably Elton John. Mama Cant Buy Me Love, from the Thom Bell Sessions, went to #9 pop, #36 RLivin It Up (Friday Night) on As re-mix of Eltons Are You Ready For Love, reached #1 in England and most of Europe. Released on his own label, Martez Music Group the debut EP Spending Time, started the new era. The 2006 release of his first full length CD Two Sides To Every Story, received rave reviews. Followed in 2008 with the politically charged A Change Is Coming, LeRoys most intimate music project yet Traces, a solo acoustic project was released in 2010. Followed by Rock N Soul in 2013, and When That Fire Rolls Around in 2016.Zahara, South Africas leading young Afrosoul singer-songwriter was so moved by LeRoys voice and performance, she invited him to join her in South Africa to collaborate on her first Live DVD (New Beginnings EMI SA) in the summer of 2013 and shipped double platinum. The DVD was confirmed to be one of the fastest selling releases in South Africa, leading LeRoy to sign to EMI South Africa.One of South Africas most influential DJs, DJ Sbu, remixed one of LeRoys originals, A Change is Coming, and it reached #2 on the South African music charts. Zahara, LeRoy Bell & The Soweto Gospel Choir were nominated for a SAMA (South African Grammy in 2013.His latest release When That Fire Rolls Around was produced by Ryan Hadlock at Bear Creek Studios released on Martez Music.
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Genres:
Rock, Blues