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Renowned US Blues-Rock Guitarist & Vocalist Albert Cummings Announces European Tour Dates

By Stevie Connor.

Albert Cummings, the critically acclaimed blues rock guitarist and vocalist, is thrilled to announce his return to Europe with an electrifying tour that will captivate audiences across the continent. The tour is set to kick off in Liri, Italy on June 30th, and will span several countries, including Italy, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Romania.

Known for his masterful guitar skills and soulful voice, Albert Cummings has garnered a dedicated following for his exceptional live performances and impeccable musicianship. With his dynamic blend of blues, rock, and roots influences, Cummings has established himself as a formidable force in the contemporary blues scene.

The European leg of the tour promises to deliver an unforgettable experience for fans, showcasing Cummings' virtuosity and the raw emotion that defines his music. Audiences can expect an electrifying display of guitar prowess, soulful vocals, and a repertoire that spans his impressive discography, including tracks from his latest critically acclaimed album, “Ten."

Albert Cummings' latest release, "Ten," has been met with widespread acclaim and has garnered attention from a diverse range of outlets and platforms. In addition to securing placements on top playlists such as Apple Editorial, Apple Road House, Spotify Got Blues, and Spotify Release Radar, the album has also received praise from esteemed publications and media channels.

TOUR DATES 30th June - Piazza Boncomppagni International Blues, Liri, Italy 1st July - Istituto Salesiano "San Bernardino", Chiari, Italy 5th July - Spells Bar, 3 Pound Street, Ballaghaderreen, Ireland 6th July - The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, N. Ireland 7th July – Stendhal Festival, Limavady, N. Ireland 8th July - Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Portaferry, N. Ireland 9th July - The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland 11th July - Hootananny, London, England 12th July - Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne Minster, England 14th July - Bourne Music Club at The Appleyard, Sittingbourne, England

15th July - The Harlington, Fleet, England Albert Cummings is a guitar wizard whose skills have drawn comparisons to legendary axe legends like Albert King, Freddie King, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He has shared the stage with luminaries such as Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi, and B.B. King, while collaborating with notable producers like Jim Gaines and David Z and Chuck Ainlay.

With a tight tone and powerful vocals, he incorporates the influence of his idols while maintaining a distinct, genre-bending style. With seven studio albums, two live records, and a new label, Cummings is set to release his latest project, in 2024.

Raised in Massachusetts, Cummings started playing blues with his band, Swamp Yankee, and released his critically acclaimed debut album, The Long Way. He then released his first solo record, From the Heart, with the help of Double Trouble members Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon, along with Reese Wynans.

With his dynamic personality and exceptional blues musicianship, Albert Cummings has cultivated a loyal fan base worldwide.



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