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709 Washington Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701

Les Dudek

June 15, 2017  ·  Thursday * 8pm * $20 Seated / $15 Standing


Recording artist, Les Dudek, is known in the music world as a guitar legend whose contributions have influenced the history of rock and roll.

Whether you realize it or not, Les Dudek is probably one of your favorite guitar players. The famous dual guitars you hear on “Ramblin’ Man” and “Jessica”? Dickey Betts and Les Dudek. The cool rolling guitar on “Lido Shuffle”? Les Dudek. Guitar on “Fly Like an Eagle”? Les Dudek. The catchy guitar riffs you hear on ESPN and Fox Sports Net? Well, you get the idea.

Les Dudek is a much sought after guitarist due to his talent and versatility.  His uniquely recognizable guitar style can be heard daily on interactive games, television and film, as well as, playing and writing with some of rock and pop’s biggest names, such as Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs, The Allman Brothers Band, Cher, Dave Mason, Stevie Nicks, and many more.

He is best known for his own radio hits, “Old Judge Jones” and “City Magic”. He co-wrote “Sister Honey,” which appeared on Stevie Nicks’ Rock A Little album, and “Blue Eyes” on Steve Miller’s Wide River album. Les released four critically-acclaimed solo albums with Columbia Records (1976-1981), collaborated on the DFK album with other CBS artists and appeared on Cher’s Black Rose album, writing several songs and playing guitar. (He also appeared alongside Cher in the movie Mask). The legendary Southern Rocker has gone on to release three more albums with Eflat Productions, Freestyle, Deeper Shades of Blues, and his latest release, Delta Breeze.

Les Dudek is a real American treasure that is recognized and admired by his peers as a genuine talent and loved by his fans for his contribution to the American art form of rock music. He’s a gifted songwriter, singer and an original Guitar Legend to audiophiles and guitar aficionados. But, above and beyond, this masterful musician is a giant of a man with a heart and character far greater than his physical stature.