The gang at Blackbird Presents have announced a two-night tribute to legendary guitarist and blues man B.B. King on February 16th and 17th, 2020 at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.
The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute to B.B. King will be feature an all-star cast of characters, including Buddy Guy, David Hidalgo, Derek Trucks, Ivan Neville, Jimmie Vaughan, John Scofield, Little Steven, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi, Warren Haynes and much, much more. Drummer Steve Jordan will serve as the musical director.
Keith Wortman of Blackbird Presents is staging the event in partnership with the B.B. King Estate and Peter Shapiro, owner of The Cap. Scooter Weintraub will also executive produce with Tony TC Coleman, long-time drummer for B.B. King.
Tickets for the two-night event go on sale soon and will benefit the Seva Foundation, a charity focused on preventing blindness that was co-founded by Wavy Gravy.