Firefall and Al Stewart
backed by special guests The Empty Pockets
The genealogy and musical roots of FIREFALL run deep into the fertile soil of American rock and folk rock music. It began with Woodie Guthrie and later, Bob Dylan, evolving into the Byrds and the Buffalo Springfield. The genre established by these luminaries continued with Crosby, Stills and Nash, Manassas, The Band, Neil Young, The Eagles, Poco, Loggins and Messina, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Gram Parsons and Emmy Lou Harris, Dan Fogelberg, America and FIREFALL. Many of these participants mingled in the studio and on tour. Individually and collectively they created a sound that changed the world's musical landscape. FIREFALL is one of the few surviving bands of this genre, remaining true to its founding vision and roots despite personnel changes over its 40+ year history. The band transcends and embraces many industrial labels- rock, soft rock, country rock, contemporary country, easy listening and Americana.
- CURRENT ROSTER
- Mark Andes - Bass guitar, vocals (Original member)
- Jock Bartley - Lead & acoustic guitar, vocals (Original member)
- Gary Jones - Electric & acoustic guitar, vocals (2014 - present)
- David Muse - Keyboards, flute, sax, harmonica, vocals (Original member)
- Sandy Ficca - Drums (1984 - present)
About Al Stewart
- #1 Hits
- "Year of the Cat"
- "On the Border"
- "Time Passages"
Stewart came to stardom as part of the legendary British folk revival in the sixties and seventies, and developed his own unique style of combining folk-rock songs with delicately woven tales of the great characters and events from history.
Al Stewart had released nineteen studio albums between “Bedsitter Images” in 1967 and “Sparks of Ancient Light” in 2008 and continues to tour extensively around the US, and Europe.
He is perhaps best known for his hit "Year of the Cat" from the platinum album of the same name and the platinum follow up album "Tim Passages". But his career spans four decades as a key figure in British music. He played at the first ever Glastonbury Festival in 1970, worked with Yoko Ono pre-Lennon and shared a London apartment with a young Paul Simon.
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