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Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy to Join the Legendary Guitarist Jeff Beck

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAMER BUDDY GUY
TO JOIN THE LEGENDARY JEFF BECK
FOR A RARE DOUBLE-HEADER APPEARANCE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17TH

Tickets are on sale now and nearly sold-out!

SANTA ROSA, CA (June 7, 2016) – Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced that iconic Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy will join fellow legendary guitarist Jeff Beck on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 8 p.m. Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy come together in Santa Rosa for a rare double-header performance for an evening with two of the most talented and influential guitarists in the world. Tickets range in price from $79-$149. Tickets for this one-night-only event are nearly sold-out with a limited number left available now online at lutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa).

One of the most influential guitarists in music, Jeff Beck helped shape the sounds of blues rock, psychedelia, and heavy metal, inspiring guitar players for decades with his unique style. While Beck’s groups may have been short-lived, the impact they made and his aggressive style, encompassing screaming, bent, sustained notes, distortion, feedback, and fast, crisply articulated passages, continues to influence and entice musicians and fans alike.  Jeff Beck is a seven time Grammy award winner and a two time member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a Yardbird and as a solo artist.  Beck was ranked fifth on the list of “100 greatest guitarists of all time” by Rolling Stone magazine.

At age 79, Buddy Guy, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled “West Side” sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues. Guy has received 7 Grammy Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 34 Blues Music Awards, the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential National Medal of Arts. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him #23 in its “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.”

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