Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Buddy Guy announces spring tour, coming to Durham

Blues legend Buddy Guy, named by Rolling Stone as the 23rd greatest guitarist of all-time, is still going strong at 75 years old and will play a handful of headlining dates across North America this spring in addition to taking park in the Experience Hendrix Tour (stopping in Greensboro in March).

He will play the Carolina Theatre in Durham on Wednesday, April 18. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 13 via the venue box office and Ticketmaster for $37 to $67.

Guy's most recent album, 2010's Living Proof, won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album. Check out the music video for "Stay Around a Little Longer," a duet with B.B. King, from the album below.

Buddy Guy tour dates
02.18.12 - Clearwater, FL - Knology Clearwater Sea Blues – Coachman Park
03.01.12 - Green Bay, WI - Oneida Bingo & Casino
03.02.12 - Minneapolis, MN - State Theatre
04.13.12 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
04.14.12 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
04.18.12 - Durham, NC - Carolina Theatre
04.20.12 - Live Oak, FL - Wanee Music Festiva
04.21.12 - Gainesville, FL - Curtis M. Phillips Center
05.05.12 - Memphis, TN - Beale St. Festival
05.19.12 - Las Vegas, NV - The Smith Center

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