Lenny Kravitz, the multi-award winning, multi-talented and much loved US artist, has today been added to the superb Bluesfest line-up of 2015. Lenny Kravitz will be performing on night one of Bluesfest, Thursday 2nd of April.
Regarded as one of the pre-eminent Rock musicians of our time, Lenny Kravitz will be making his long awaited Bluesfest debut in 2015 as part of his worldwide Strut tour. Lenny Kravitz will be at Bluesfest with his full band - 16 people on stage, in his only show north of Sydney and, only his third Australian tour in over 20 years!
Lenny Kravitz has transcended genre, style, race and class into a long-lasting musical career, one which revels in the rich influences of '60s and '70s Soul, Rock and Funk.
His talents as a writer, producer and multi-instrumentalist have resonated now through 10 studio albums into a timeless catalogue. He has been nominated for eight and won four consecutive GRAMMY Awards, setting a record for the most successive wins EVER in the history of the GRAMMY'S. The wins were in the "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" category.
Lenny Kravitz has sold nearly forty million albums and had massive hits over the years, including'Are You Gonna Go My Way', 'Fly Away', 'Rock and Roll Is Dead', 'Again' and his take on 'American Woman'. His tenth studio album Strut was released in September 2014 via Roxie Records/Kobalt Label Services and the album is packed with Rock & Roll with Soul that hits hard rhythmically and explores desire in all its forms. The lead single from the album 'The Chamber' hit the top 10 album chart internationally in 12 countries including France, Germany and Italy. As always, Lenny Kravitz plays guitar, bass, keyboards and drums and percussion on the album, and produced and arranged it as well!
Lenny Kravitz's musical success has afforded him many opportunities to fulfil his creative vision beyond the recording industry. He has appeared in the critically-acclaimed film Precious, the box office smash films The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, as well as Lee Daniels' The Butler, alongside Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and Cuba Gooding Jr. In addition to his music and film work, in 2003 Kravitz launched a creative firm, Kravitz Design Inc.
Lenny Kravitz is set to impress us with songs from Strut as well as from his distinguished career that has made him one of the most distinctive and successful recording artists of the past quarter century. Get ready for an unforgettable performance from a true Rock legend that always promises to connect with his fans with soulful high energy. This opening night performance will blow your mind!