Buddy Guy

At age 78, BUDDY GUY is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago's fabled West Side sound, and a living link to that city's halcyon days of electric blues. He has received six Grammy Awards, 28 Blues Music Awards (formerly W.C. Handy Awards), the Billboard magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, and the Presidential National Medal of Arts.  Rolling Stone ranked him in the top 30 of its "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." In 2015 he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

April 22, 2015 /Read >

 

 

An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt

A singer, composer and actor, LYLE LOVETT has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums since his self-titled debut in 1986. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

April 23, 2015, /Read >

 

Tim Janis: Songs from the Heart

Composer, producer, and performer Tim Janis fosters a deep belief in creating music that can heal and bring peace on a global level. His music has traveled a long and fascinating journey from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York City, to Africa, China, and Eastern Europe.

May 7, 2015 /Read >

 

"Weird Al" Yankovic Mandatory World Tour

Fresh off the biggest year of his storied career, "Weird Al" Yankovic Mandatory World Tour will visit over 100 cities throughout North America, Europe, and Australia. The tour follows the release of Weird Al's #1 album, Mandatory Fun (RCA Records). The album was released on July 15, 2014 and immediately shot to #1 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart.

July 15, 2015 /Read > 

 

 

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