Chuck Leavell at the Western Wall Chuck Leavell at the Western Wall Chuck Leavell visits Jerusalem before the concert. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Rolling Stones keyboardist calls first trip to Israel 'incredible'

Chuck Leavell talks about the food, the fans and more.

The Rolling Stones performed to a packed audience June 4 at their first-ever show in Tel Aviv. Before the concert, we caught up with Chuck Leavell, the band's keyboardist, for an exclusive interview.

Leavell, who lives on a tree farm in Georgia when he's not touring, was particularly impressed with the country's agriculture. "I think it's wonderful that the country has come, in some part, out of the desert now and into forestland," he said. "It's beautiful."

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