Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts announces Al Di Meola on Friday, October 27 at 8pm.
World-renowned guitar hero Al Di Meola is a living legend celebrated for pioneering a unique style of impeccable guitar technique combined with a sophisticated global musical language that’s captured the hearts of audiences across the world.
A Grammy Award-winner, he’s garnered three gold albums while selling more than six million albums in worldwide sales.
His collaborations with artists such as Paul Simon, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, Jimmy Page, Santana, Steve Winwood, Herbie Hancock, Frank Zappa, Luciano Pavarotti, and others have elevated Al Di Meola to become a household name.
Traversing divinely across multiple genres including flamenco, Latin, fusion, jazz, rock, and world music, Al Di Meola is a vivacious tour de force always redefining the boundaries of what’s possible on a six-stringed instrument.
Al Di Meola welcomes a new decade with an homage to the Beatles, entitled Across The Universe. Al Di Meola’s exquisite mastery of the fretboard is equal only to his appreciation of the Beatles’ legacy that has inspired generations of both musicians and music fans with their famed recording catalog.
A retrospective of Al Di Meola’s nearly 50-year acclaimed career expressed through his virtuosic arrangements of 14 Beatles songs, Across The Universe journeys alongside one of America’s foremost guitarists as he revisits classic hits and more obscure tunes written by the ingenious Fab Four who have helped define the man he is today.
Adding to his lauded recording collection of more than 30 solo albums and numerous acclaimed collaborations, Across The Universe showcases Al Di Meola’s fascination with complex rhythmic syncopation combined with provocative lyrical melodies and intricate harmonies. Beatles fans, guitar-heads, and music lovers
alike can expect the unexpected upon venturing into the live show put forth by Al Di Meola.
Box Office Hours
Wednesday – Sunday from 12-6pm and later on show nights.
(631) 207-1313 | 71 East Main Street, Patchogue NY 11772