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.