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Knoxville Musicians To Play Tribute To B.B. King

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Knoxville Musicians To Play Tribute To B.B. King
September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015 R.I.P

KNOXVILLE, TNThe Tennessee Valley Jazz & Blues Foundation will present “The Thrill is Gone … But Not Forgotten: A Tribute to B.B. King” at The Relix Variety Theatre
Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7 p.m.

After a long and legendary career, B. B. King, “The King of the Blues,” passed away on May 14. King was one of the most beloved and influential musicians of all time. In his honor, an all-star lineup of Knoxville musicians will gather to perform many of the songs made famous by King, according to a news release.

Performing in the band for the evening are guitarist, vocalist and co-producer of the program, Labron Lazenby, bassist Michaelemery Delaney, pianist and organist Stevie Jones. Saxophonist Bob Knapp will lead the horn section.

Other featured performers include Michael “Crawdaddy” Crawley, “Detroit” Dave Meer, “Jay Mac” McDonald, Davis Mitchell, “Big Gene” Chandler, “Leftfoot Dave” Overall, Doug Harris and more.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the victims of the earthquake in Nepal.

Tickets for the show are $8 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m.

The Relix Variety Theatre is located at 1208 N. Central St. in Knoxville, TN

For more information, contact the Relix at 865-474-1017.

 

 

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