At 75 years old, Buddy Guy can still bring a house down with his intricate guitar solos and silky smooth voice. Buddy will be showcasing his blues at the Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival, the free, premiere blues festival in NYC.
The two day festival kicks off at 6 p.m. July 11 at the World Financial Center Plaza.
Before Buddy takes the stage, he will be signing copies of his best-selling memoir “When I Left Home: My Story,” which will be available for purchase, for as many people as he can fit in between 5 & 6 p.m in the Winter Garden at the financial plaza.
Buddy is a five-time Grammy winner, a Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and is known to have been musical influences on guitar gods Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Eric Clapton. Rolling Stones magazine ranked him in the top 30 of the “100 Greatest Guitarist of All Time.”
Recently, he made an international splash after pulling President Obama on stage during a performance of his hit song “Sweet Home Chicago” at the White House.
Look for Buddy on The Late Show with David Letterman July 10 with our friend Paul Shaffer.
Also performing at the festival is Neko Case, Quinn Sullivan, John Mayall, Charles Bradley and the Extraordinaires, and He’s My Brother She’s My Sister.
Find more information about the Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival here!
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