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Buddy Guy

28th April 2018 - Saturday 20:00

Buddy Guy, Louisiana’s sensational blues guitarist is bringing his signature sounds to NYCB Theater!

George ‘Buddy’ Guy was born in Lettsworth (Louisiana) in 1936 and is a guitarist and singer. He’s had a stellar career with 17 studio albums, 8 live albums, and 22 compilation albums. He’s also collaborated on many albums with artists such as the Junior Wells Band, Otis Spann, Junior Mance, Memphis Slim, Phil Guy, Red House, G.E. Smith, Joss Stone, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. He’s received many accolades including 7 Grammy Awards, 23 W.C Handy Awards, a National Medal of Arts (given by the United States President), and a Kennedy Center Honor. When being awarded the latter, Kennedy Center chairman David Rubenstein said, “Buddy Guy is a titan of the blues and has been a tremendous influence on virtually everyone who has picked up an electric guitar in the last half century.” Buddy was a major influence on many renowned guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, John Mayer and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He’s also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, and the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

Don’t miss your chance to see the artist who’s the top contender for the title of greatest blues guitarist ever, with a fiery, screechy, super-quick technique that influenced countless followers! Click the button below to see Buddy Guy on Saturday, April 28th!

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