Bruce Hornsby struck gold with his debut album, The Way It Is, recorded with his band, the Range. His debut generated three Top 20 hits, including its #1 title track, and earned Bruce Hornsby & the Range the Best New Artist Grammy for 1986. Hornsby took home his second Grammy in 1989 for Best Bluegrass Recording for Valley Road and his third Grammy in 1993 for Best Pop Instrumental for Barcelona Mona created with Branford Marsalis for the Barcelona Olympics. His nine albums--The Way It Is (1986), Scenes From The Southside (1988), A Night On The Town (1990), Harbor Lights (1993), Hot House (1995), 1998's Spirit Trail, his double live collection Here Come The Noisemakers (2000), Big Swing Face (2002) and Halcyon Days (2004) --have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. One of pop music's most in-demand "side" men, Bruce Hornsby has played on more than 100 records with artists ranging from Bob Dylan, Don Henley, and the Grateful Dead to Bob Seger, Bonnie Raitt, Béla Fleck, and Willie Nelson, among many others. His songs have been performed and/or recorded by a variety of artists including Willie Nelson, Don Henley, Tupac Shakur, Bob Dylan, Chaka Khan, Robbie Robertson, Huey Lewis, Sara Evans, and Leon Russell. He became a part-time member of the Grateful Dead and, from September 1990 to March 1992, performed with the group on more than 100 concerts in America and Europe. This is the second appearance by Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers at the Lowell Summer Music Series, following his spectacular show during our 2006 season.
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The Brew opens the show. These Jammy Award nominees? latest album Back To The Woods was recently recorded and produced at the Virginia studio of long time Hornsby Noisemaker Bobby Read. This amazing musical relationship is a direct result of the Brew opening for the Noisemakers at Lowell back in the summer of 2006. Website:www.thebrew.biz