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B.B. King

by The Staff on April 17, 2014


The man is 88 years old. Just go on and marinate on that for a minute.

The man has been playing the blues since the ’40s. Let that sink in for a second. Everything else we could tell you in this space is superfluous. King’s current American tour has been a little rocky, with reviewers noting the guitarist’s current preference for long-winded storytelling. But if anyone’s got some long stories to tell, it’s King. The guy is a living legend. ’Nuff said.

Local bluesman Rhett Tyler and Early Warning will open.

B.B. King will play the Palace Theatre (19 Clinton Ave., Albany) on Thursday (April 17) at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $52.50-$92.50. Call 465-3334 for more info.