Abe Laboriel, the American musician with deep ties to Mexico, has become a prominent name in the international music scene. Born into a family of renowned musicians, he’s the son of Mexican bassist Abraham Laboriel and the nephew of Johnny Laboriel. But today, many recognize him as the drummer for the iconic British musician Paul McCartney.
Abe Laboriel has worked with multiple artists
Laboriel’s journey in the music industry began touring as a drummer with the likes of guitarist Steve Vai. He then enhanced his musical repertoire, eventually performing with Sting’s legendary band. One notable collaboration was with K.D. Lang, which subsequently led to an invitation from Paul McCartney. In October 2001, McCartney asked Laboriel to join him on stage for a concert in New York City.
Throughout his illustrious career, Laboriel’s drumming has complemented performances by a myriad of artists. The list reads like a who’s who of the music world: Crystal Lewis, Shakira, B.B. King, Steven Curtis Chapman, Eric Clapton, Johnny Hallyday, Jenifer, Steve Winwood, Les Paul, Ashlee Simpson, LeAnn Rimes, Vanaz, Mylène Farmer, Letters to Cleo, Vanessa Carlton, Kelly Clarkson, Juanes, Lady Gaga, and Fito Páez, to name just a few.
Abe to visit Mexico with Paul McCartney
In exciting news for fans, it was recently announced that Paul McCartney, the legendary Beatles member, will perform in Mexico at the iconic Foro Sol on November 14, 2023. This venue, known for hosting over 60,000 attendees, will see the return of the British sensation. McCartney’s previous performance in Mexico was in 2017, a show that left an indelible mark on the Mexican audience.