Music Icon Ann Wilson Of Heart Joins Star-Studded B.B. King Concert Celebration
Music icon Ann Wilson of Heart has joined the star-studded line up of the B.B. King concert celebration. She joins a line up that includes Anthony Hamilton, Bob Margolin, Bobby Rush, Buddy Guy, David Hidalgo, Derek Trucks, Ivan Neville, Jamey Johnson, Jimmie Vaughan, John Scofield, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Little Steven, Robert Cray, Robert Randolph, Shemekia Copeland, Southside Johnny, Steve Cropper, Susan Tedeschi, Tony TC Coleman, Warren Haynes, and William Bell. In addition, Grammy-nominated artist Christone “KINGFISH” Ingram and Val B. King (Granddaughter of B.B. King) join the lineup.
The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute To B.B. King features two unique nights of music February 16, and 17, 2020, at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY.
Daily lineups are now available with single-day tickets on sale beginning Friday, January 31, at Noon EST at www.ticketmaster.com and The Capitol Theatre box office. Special VIP packages are available to purchase. Two-night tickets are currently on sale.
Sunday, February 16
Tony TC Coleman
Val B. King
Monday, February 17
Christone “KINGFISH” Ingram
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Tony TC Coleman
Val B. King
Grammy® Award-winning producer and legendary drummer, Steve Jordan, will serve as musical director overseeing a stellar all-star house band including Pino Palladino, Reverend Charles Hodges, Isaiah Sharkey and more.
A portion of proceeds from The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute To B.B. King will benefit the Seva Foundation, a global nonprofit eye care organization that transforms lives and strengthens communities by restoring sight and preventing blindness. The SEVA Foundation was co-founded by Wavy Gravy, a close friend of B.B. King, for over 40 years and whose moniker was given to him by King at the Texas International Pop Festival in 1969.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Blues Hall of Fame inductee, B.B. King is one of the greatest and most influential artists of all time. Winning over 16 Grammy® Awards during his career, including a Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award, King was also honored with The Kennedy Center Honors and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Releasing over 44 studio albums, his hits include: “The Thrill Is Gone,” “When Love Comes To Town,” “Every Day I Have the Blues,” “3 O’Clock Blues,” and “Big Boss Man” to name a few. While B.B. will forever be known as the King of the Blues, his impact on the history of modern music across nearly all genres is immeasurable.
The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute To B.B. King is executive produced by Keith Wortman of Blackbird Presents in partnership with B.B. King Estate and Peter Shapiro, owner of The Capitol Theatre. Scooter Weintraub is an executive producer along with Tony TC Coleman, longtime drummer for B.B. King as co-producer.