The Road to CukoRakko series continues! In preparation for this fall’s CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival, Albert Simpson will be featured at Cahaba Brewing Co. Come out and enjoy some of Birmingham’s finest brews with the sweet southern sounds of Albert Simpson and learn more about the magic of the CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival![read more…]
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CukoRakko Summer Series at Trim Tab Brewery presents Albert Simpson
The CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival hosts the CukoRakko Summer Series at Trim Tab Brewery every Wednesday throughout July. This Wednesday, they play host to Gadsden, AL’s Albert Simpson. Simpson performs mostly solo with the acoustic guitar while utilizing percussion instruments. Simpson’s folksy back porch flavor makes his music feel like an old friend. After performing for over twenty years, this artist is now known as one of the best solo acts on the scene. His southern fried folk funk flavor is intoxicating! After recording with Johnny Sandlin, who produced great acts like The Allman Brothers Band and Widespread Panic, Johnny brought his expertise to “Don’t Wake Albert”, which was Albert’s first studio project. The CD received raving reviews in publications such as: Vintage Guitar Magazine, Relix, and Hittin’ the Note. It has even been said that it ranks as one of Johnny’s best projects, and parallels his work on Widespread Panic’s landmark second album.
Albert’s current CD, Roll Your Mind, features Albert playing every instrument. Not only did Albert play all the instruments and write the songs, he also helped produce the record with the help Mark…[read more…]