PRESS Staff Report
Les Dudek, a music legend whose contributions have influenced the history of rock’n’ roll, will be coming to South Padre Island on September 15.
His powerful guitar and songwriting skills can be heard on many famous classic multi platinum records, such as:
• The haunting dual lead guitar on “Ramblin Man”, and acoustic guitar on “Jessica,” both from The Allman Brothers Band, (Brothers & Sisters, Capricorn Records) – Les Dudek
• The smooth silky guitars on “Lido Shuffle”, “Jump Street”, and “Low Down” from Boz Scaggs (Silk Degrees, Columbia Records) – Les Dudek.
• “Fly Like An Eagle”, “The Book Of Dreams”, “Living In The 20th Century” and “Wide River”, (Capital Records), four of Steve Miller Band’s biggest albums, you will be listening to guitar, and song writing from – Les Dudek.
Dudek has been the guitar strength, and songwriter with, Stevie Nicks “Sister Honey”, (Rock A Little, Atlantic Records), Bobby Whitlock (Rock Your Socks Off, Capricorn Records), Dave Mason “Get It Right” (Old Crest On A New Wave, Columbia Records), Dudek, Finnigan, and Krueger, or (DFK) “Just be Happy”, “Just Like The Weather”, and “The Stranger” (Columbia Records) and Cher “You Know It” and “Don’t Trust That Woman” (Black Rose, Casablanca Records).
The concert starts at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn’s famous Sun Deck overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The Hilton Garden Inn is located at 7010 Padre Blvd. The concert is free to the public. Food and beverages will be available for sale at the event.
The SPI Parks and Recreation Fall Concert is sponsored by the Hilton Garden Inn, LaCoppa Inn, LaQuinta Beach Resort, and the City of South Padre Island.
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