Robert Cray - singing the Blues

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FIVE-TIME Grammy Award winner Robert Cray will be singing the Blues in the North East next week.

The American rock blues singer and guitarist, who has millions of record sales worldwide under his belt, is returning to the UK to tour with his sixteenth studio album, Nothin’ But Love.

Robert Cray is considered one of the greatest guitarists of his generation and has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to John Lee Hooker.

He helped to shape the blues on the national scene in the 1980s with his breakthrough album Strong Persuader in 1986, and his soulful and creative guitar work has been a dominant force in blues.

* Robert Cray plays Sage Gateshead on Monday, March 10. Tickets priced £39.50/£29.50 are available from Ticketmaster on Tel. 0870 534 4444.