Little River Band to Play Easton's State Theatre, 10/3
In 1976, the Little River Band became the first Australian band to successfully conquer foreign markets from an Australian base. By 1982, they became the only act - from anywhere - to have a top ten US single for six consecutive years. In October, fresh off the release of their 24th original album, the Little River Band takes the stage at the State Theatre in Easton.
Show time is Thursday, October 3 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $50 & $45 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Sponsored by 99.9 The Hawk and 69.1 WFMZ-TV.
Through the years LRB has thrived as a highly respected and constantly in-demand outfit, going about their craft with a dedication to excellence and professionalism that few, if any, can match.
The Little River Band of 2013 is stronger than ever. The band is anchored by American bass player Wayne Nelson, who began his LRB career in 1980. The following year Wayne debuted as lead vocalist on the top ten hits "The Night Owls" and "Take It Easy On Me", and continues in that role today. Wayne has more years of service than anyone throughout the band's illustrious history.
Greg Hind (guitars and vocals) has been an integral part of the band's current sound since 2000. Rich Herring (guitars and vocals) is a consummate player and Nashville producer. He was co-producer on three Little River Band projects since joining the band in 2006. Chris Marion (keyboards and vocals) and Ryan Ricks (drums and vocals) round out the band with all five members singing.
Since its inception, total record sales for the group have eclipsed the 30 million mark, with eight Top-10 singles in the US, where two of their songs, Reminiscing and Lady, have more than 9 million radio plays between them. Their latest album, "Cuts Like A Diamond", was released in late August on EMI/Universal Records and boasts 11 cuts of some of the best work the band has put out in decades. With an undeniable rock/country crossover feel, this album is sure to catch the ears of contemporary country listeners along with the millions of LRB fans across the globe.
Every year sees LRB performing between 80-100 shows in the USA and Canada. Fans of the band are treated to an entertaining mix of classic songs and new material, delivered as always with that trademark LRB blend of impeccable vocals, soaring harmonies and the unmistakable feeling of a band really enjoying itself. Capacity crowds across America and beyond continue to attest the enduring appeal of Little River Band...on CD and in concert.