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Elbow taking Nord Stage piano on tour

Craig Potter of Elbow has praised the Nord Stage 88 piano.
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Indie band Elbow are making use of a Nord Stage piano on their current British tour.

The group's keyboard player Craig Potter is using a Nord Stage 88 as the group travel the country in support of new album Build a Rocket Boys!

He said the musical instrument will have an important role to play in Elbow's live shows from now on, reports MI-Pro.

"I'm so impressed by the Nord Stage 88 that it's made its way into our full-time live set up. I have a feeling it'll be there for some time," said Potter, who also acts as the group's producer.

The instrument offers a combination of vintage electric piano and high-quality acoustic piano sounds, along with a synthesizer section and organ modelling.

Elbow started their arena tour in Glasgow last night (March 15th) and are due to perform in Newcastle this evening.

Further shows are planned this month in Nottingham, Sheffield, Liverpool, Birmingham and Cardiff, as well as Manchester and Brighton.

The band will wrap up the run of gigs with two performances at the O2 Arena in London, followed by a final show in Dublin on March 31st.

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Posted on 16 Mar 2011 10:26 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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