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Buddy Guy

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Jan 3, 2013

Thu 5:30 PM

(on various days)

700 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60605

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  • Buddy Guy

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Buddy Guy: As one of the world's premier blues musicians, Buddy Guy's career has spanned over half a century and he shows no signs of slowing down with tour dates scheduled throughout 2011. The Grammy-Award winning guitarist has been an innovator and inspiration for Blues musicians everywhere since debuting in 1953. As a consistent performer and tourer, Buddy Guy has amassed fans around the nation and has released over sixty-five albums throughout his illustrious career. Don't miss a date on the Buddy Guy concert schedule (2011); Use Eventful as your source for Buddy Guy tour dates and concert information.

The Louisiana native moved to Chicago in the late '50s and became a progenitor of what became known as the Chicago Sound which heavily influenced American Blues music. Buddy Guy has maintained a consistent tour schedule for the past fifty years, oftentimes playing upwards of a 100 shows a year. Known for his unique performing style in which he often plays the guitar with drumsticks, Buddy Guy concerts have been attracting new fans for decades now and earned him the honor of being named as one of Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

The acclaimed performer is the recipient of six Grammy Awards and dozens of other accolades. Guy won his most recent Grammy Award in 2010 for Best Contemporary Blues Album, validating his lengthy and prolific recording career. In 2005, Buddy Guy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by rock and blues legends Eric Clapton and B.B. King who praised Guy for being an influence over their own iconic music. Buddy Guy, released his most recent album, Living Proof, in 2010 and it owns the distinction of being his highest charting album to-date on the Billboard charts. After fifty-five years in the business, Buddy Guy is still one of the hardest workers in show business and will tour throughout 2011. Don't miss a date on the Buddy Guy concert schedule (2011); Use Eventful as your source for Buddy Guy tour dates and concert performance information.

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