The Thrill Is Gone: All-Star Tribute To B.B. King Coming To Capitol Theatre
Susan Tedeschi, Ivan Neville, Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks, John Scofield and Warren Haynes are among the all-star lineup for an upcoming tribute to the late legendary blues guitarist B.B. King. The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute To B.B. King will be held at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York February 16 and 17.
The Thrill Is Gone will also feature Anthony Hamilton, Bob Margolin, Bobby Rush, David Hidalgo, Jamey Johnson, Jimmie Vaughan, John Scofield, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Little Steven, Robert Cray, Robert Randolph, Shemekia Copeland, Southside Johnny, Steve Cropper, Tony TC Coleman and William Bell. Acclaimed drummer/producer Steve Jordan will serve as musical director. Additional guests will be revealed in the coming weeks. On January 28, the daily lineups will be announced.
Blackbird Presents and The Capitol Theatre are producing the concert in partnership with the B.B. King Estate. A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the Seva Foundation and its mission of transforming lives and strengthening communities by restoring sight and preventing blindness. Two-night tickets go on sale this Friday, January 17 at 12 p.m. ET via Ticketmaster. Single-day tickets will be available starting on January 31 at 12 p.m. ET.