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  • Blues Legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy Return to the Hollywood Bowl
  • Aug. 11, 2010
  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010, AT 8 PM

    The Concert is Sponsored by Fidelity Investments, the Preferred Financial Services Company of the Hollywood Bowl; Media sponsor: KJAZZ 88.1

    WHAT: B.B. King, the reigning master of rhythm and blues for more than four decades, and Buddy Guy, a pioneer of Chicago blues who influenced rock legends such as Clapton and Hendrix, return to the Hollywood Bowl stage, Wednesday, August 11, at 8 p.m. Guy opens in this evening of blues featuring two bona fide titans of the genre.

    Both B.B. King and Buddy Guy are Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. The two Grammy winners have also been honored by Rolling Stone for their musical prowess – King was ranked No. 3 in the magazine’s list of “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” and Guy has appeared on the magazine’s “100 Greatest Guitar Songs” list. Both continue to tour extensively, at the ages of 84 and 74, respectively.

    WHO:

    B.B. KING

    BUDDY GUY

    WHEN: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 8 PM

    WHERE: HOLLYWOOD BOWL

    2301 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90068

    HOW TO PURCHASE: Tickets are on sale now at HollywoodBowl.com, at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office (12pm – 6pm, Tues. – Sun.), via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000, or through Ticketmaster. Groups of 10 or more may call 323.850.2050 for information about special rates, subject to availability.

  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org; Lisa White, 213.972.3408, lwhite@laphil.org