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Buddy Guy

The Blues' most electrifying guitarist, Guy has remained a vital and current musician, moving blues forward without losing sight of its roots. He’s renowned for his raw, blistering vocals and high-voltage guitar playing. Guy regards himself as a “caretaker of the blues.” Having learned from the likes of Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, Guitar Slim and Magic Sam, he explains, “I just take what they taught me and keep adding to it.”

George “Buddy” Guy was born in 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana. His earliest influences included T-Bone Walker, Lightnin’ Slim and Lightnin’ Hopkins - blues musicians who were all uniquely expressive stylists and showmen. Guy’s high-energy showmanship also owed a debt to Guitar Slim, of “The Things That I Used to Do” fame. Along the way, he developed his own style, typified by a fierce, staccato attack and tense, single-note solos.

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Sep24Mon 7:30 pm 7:30 pm
Buddy Guy
Birchmere
Alexandria, VA
Sep25Tue 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Buddy Guy
Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts
Raleigh, NC
Sep25Tue 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Buddy Guy
Ridgefield Playhouse
Ridgefield, CT
Sep27Thu 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Buddy Guy
Tennessee Theatre
Knoxville, TN
Sep27Thu 7:30 pm 7:30 pm
Buddy Guy
Tennessee Theatre
Knoxville, TN
Sep28Fri 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Buddy Guy
Peace Center
Greenville, SC
Sep29Sat 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Quinn Sullivan, Buddy Guy
Memorial Hall
Chapel Hill, NC

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