Robert Plant, Sydney Entertainment Centre – 28th March 2013
Robert Plant, the legendary singer of Led Zeppelin made his long awaited Bluesfest debut with his band The Sensational Space Shifters.
Robert Plant is regarded as one of the most timeless and significant voices in the history of the rock music genre. He made his first commercial recordings in 1966. In 1967, he had also formed a group called the Band of Joy, with drummer John Bonham. Soon, Bonham, Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page, and bassist John Paul Jones assembled to become The New Yardbirds which became Led Zeppelin.
Plant has since had a successful solo career, producing albums with Jimmy Page and recordings with bands like The Honeydrippers, Priory of Brion, and Strange Sensation. In 2010 he released an album with the Band of Joy, co-produced by his band mate Buddy Miller which received 2 Grammy Award nominations. In 2011, he was voted in a Rolling Stone readers’ pick as first place in ‘the best lead singers of all time’