Rolling Stones legendary long-time sax player Bobby Keys will tour New Zealand as a solo artist in April with his all-star band The Suffering Bastards as sideshows to The Stones dates.
Keys played on every Rolling Stones record from 1969-1974 and from 1980 onwards. That is his saxophone solo on The Stones classic ‘Brown Sugar’ and John Lennon’s ‘Whatever Gets You Thru The Night’
Bobby Keys is credited on albums by George Harrison ‘All Things Must Pass’, Ringo Starr ‘Ringo’, Keith Richards ‘Talk Is Cheap’, John Lennon ‘Walls and bridges’, Joe Cocker ‘Mad Dogs and Englishmen’ and Eric Clapton ‘Eric Clapton’.
Bobby Keys will tour New Zealand with The Suffering Bastards, featuring Dan Baird (The Georgia Satellites) on Guitar and vocals; Chark Kinsolving (Spoonful) on Guitar, Michael Webb (John Fogerty, Poco) on Piano and Hammond Organ, Robert Kearns (Lynyrd Skynyrd) on Bass and Brad Pemberton (Ryan Adams and the Cardinals) on Drums.
Considering Keys will be in New Zealand with the Rolling Stones you never know who else might turn up…
Bobby Keys and the Suffering Bastards dates
April 4, The Powerstation
Rolling Stones dates
April 5, Auckland, Mt Smart Stadium