The legendary blues guitarist Buddy Guy will be concluding his career with a monumental farewell tour that will begin in North America in 2023. In February and March, he will travel across the country for his Damn Right Farewell Tour, making stops in cities such as Joliet, Dallas, Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte, and Toronto. Special guests Eric Gales, Ally Venable, and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram will accompany the tour on specific dates during the run. The legendary musician finished a massive co-headlining tour with John Hiatt and The Goners with Sonny Landreth earlier this summer, and it was their final performance together.
Guy will continue promoting his 19th studio album, titled “The Blues Don’t Lie,” published by RCA Records on September 30th, 2022. The new album is the follow-up to 2018’s ‘The Blues Is Alive and Well,’ which debuted at #69 on the Billboard 200 and featured cameos from Jeff Beck and James Bay among its guest musicians. The legendary guitarist has served as the headlining act for the Experience Hendrix Tour for most of the last few years, performing alongside many other all-star performers such as Dweezil Zappa, Billy Cox, Joe Satriani, Taj Mahal, Doyle Bramhall II, and Dave Mustaine.
About Buddy Guy
Muddy Waters, a great blues musician, was one of the most significant musical influences on Buddy Guy. Following his encounter with Waters in Chicago, Buddy went on to win a tournament that pitted him against two other guitarists and walked away with a recording contract. Numerous musicians point to Buddy as one of their careers’ most critical musical inspirations. Buddy Guy has been a significant inspiration for legendary musicians such as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Bill Wyman throughout their careers. Additionally, Buddy Guy has performed at several historically renowned musical events during his career. In 1969, he participated in the Supershow held in Staines, England. In addition, Led Zeppelin, Stephen Stills, Eric Clapton, and many other musicians were on the bill. Additionally, he performed at the 24 Nights All-Star concert at Royal Albert Hall in London.
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Buddy Guy 2023 Damn Right Farewell Tour
Feb 17 – Rockford, IL – Coronado PAC
Feb 18 – Joliet, IL – Rialto Square Theatre
Feb 23 – Fort Wayne, IN – Embassy Theatre
Feb 24 – New Buffalo, MI – Silver Creek Event Center
Feb 25 – Anderson, IN – Paramount Theatre
Feb 26 – Evansville, IN – Victory Theatre
Mar 01 – Baton Rouge, LA – Baton Rouge River Center Theater
Mar 03 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Mar 04 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Mar 05 – Houston, TX – 713 Music Hall
Mar 08 – Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
Mar 11 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
Mar 13 – Chesterfield, MO – The Factory
Mar 14 – Memphis, TN – The Orpheum Theatre
Mar 16 – Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theatre
Mar 17 – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Symphony Hall
Mar 20 – Spartanburg, SC – Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
Mar 21 – Chattanooga, TN – Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium
Mar 22 – Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium
Mar 23 – Greensboro, NC – Steven Tanger Center for the Perf. Arts
Mar 30 – Toronto, ONT – Massey Hall
Mar 31 – Toronto, ONT – Massey Hall
Apr 08 – Tyagarah, Australia – Bluesfest
Apr 10 – St Kilda, Australia – Palais Theatre
Apr 12 – Sydney, Australia – Enmore Theatre
Buddy Guy is a blues singer and guitarist from Lettsworth, Louisiana, in the United States.
When he first moved to Chicago in 1958, he began his career as a musician by recording for Cobra Records. Later, he switched to Chess Records and released his debut album, ‘Left My Blues in San Francisco,’ on that label in 1967. However, most of his time was spent as a session musician for artists such as Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, and Koko Taylor.
In the years that followed, he issued 16 additional solo albums through various record labels, the most recent of which was RCA Records’s ‘Born to Play Guitar in 2015. He also released a substantial number of live and collaborative albums.