DR. JOHN AND THE LOWER 911 feat. JON CLEARY (US)
Sunday 08.07.12 - 14:00 - Arena
Since the acid-rocking breakthrough with Gris-Gris from the late 60s, Dr. John's swampy voodoo funk rock has become an institution.
The great medicine man's latest album Locked Down – produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach – is a round of classic swinging roots rock filled with golden Farfisa organ, brass, female choir singers and a well-oiled showy feel.
In the middle of the rocking tunes you also sense the African inspiration, which has always been present with this piano boxer, guitarist and rock guru from Louisiana's steamy swamps.
Dr. John and his band are assisted by another experienced band leader and piano magician from New Orleans, Jon Cleary.
Band schedule is ready in May
Roskilde Festival releases the time schedule in May, if everything works out at least somewhat according to plan.
We don’t do it until then to make the best schedule possible for our audience. When we, for various reasons, are forced to make changes late in the process, we have a better chance at putting together a programme that considers both the spreading of genres, the performer's touring plans and safety at the festival.