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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Saturday, July 6 @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, 10 p.m.

 After a lifetime in music, 2013 appears to be another career year for Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy. In April, Guy was awarded an honorary doctorate from Louisiana State University (where he had worked as a janitor before moving to
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

33 1/3 (Telarc)

 A significant changing of the guard occurred at last year’s Chicago Blues Festival when Koko Taylor’s daughter, Cookie, crowned Shemekia Copeland the new “Queen of the Blues.” It’s an honor richly deserved, as Copeland...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Blues great shares tales from a singular life

Buddy Guy and co-author David Ritz have come up with a dazzling book, rife with details about people, guitars and historically significant musical events. When I Left Home: My Story (Da Capo) will enthrall Guy's fans as well...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Any credible list of the greatest guitar players of the last 25 years would include nine people who were influenced by Buddy Guy and one man who is Buddy Guy. Many of the former, including Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton, sought...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 9:30 p.m.

Any credible list of the greatest guitar players of the last 25 years would include nine people who were influenced by Buddy Guy and one man who is Buddy Guy. Many of the former, including Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton, sought out the later for collaboration. And why shouldn’t they? Guy was their father. He invented the modern day blues-rock axeman. From his revved-up solos that seamlessly appropriated rock into...
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008

Tonight @ the Summerfest grounds - 9 p.m.

There's something about the blues that keeps many of its legends healthy and active well into old age. Buddy Guy, for instance, still performs with unprecedented energy for a man now in his 70s, and he still plays a brand of electric blues—which was no small influence on the British and American rockers of the 1960s . . .

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