LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends
Friday, 9pm, Clocktower Stage
LeRoy Bell has shared the stage with Idina Menzel, B.B. King, Etta James, Joe Cocker, Van Morrison, Sheryl Crow, Huey Lewis, The Steve Miller Band, Fitz and The Tantrums, Paolo Nutini, Zahara, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, The Wallﬂowers, Al Green, Keb Mo, Taj Mahal, The Temptations, The O’Jays, Mavis Staples, India.Arie, Erykah Badu, Los Lobos, Barenaked Ladies, Jonny Lang, Sergio Mendez, Leon Russell, Charlie Musslewhite and many more.
- Featured vocalist with Carlos Santana (EMP Founders Award), Zahara (South Africa), Paolo Noise (Italy).
- He’s written for Elton John, The O’Jays, The Temptations, Teddy Pendergrass, Rita Marley.
- Best acting debut: LeRoy Bell in “Passing Strange.” Seattle Times 12/22/14
- Nominated with Zahara and the Soweto Gospel Choir for a SAMA (South African Grammy) for Zahara “New Beginnings Live DVD” 2013
- Zahara “New Beginnings Live” reached double platinum status in South Africa. Moreover, the DVD was conﬁrmed to be one of the fastest selling DVDs released in South Africa by a South African artist.
- X Factor USA, Singer/Songwriter, #8 Finalist, Season #1