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Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy
Friday, August 5, 2016
Starlight Theatre in Swope Park
Trailblazing guitarist Jeff Beck is set to release both a new book and a new studio album in July. Less than a month later, he will take the stage at Starlight Theatre on Friday, Aug. 5. Set for release July 12, “BECK01” is Beck’s first book and explores the artist’s passion for hot rodding and rock ‘n’ roll. Then, on July 15, Beck’s will release his first studio album since his Grammy® Award-winning Emotion & Commotion in 2010.Over the course of an illustrious 50-year career, Beck has earned many accolades, including eight Grammys. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, first as a member of the Yardbirds in 1992 and, again, as a solo artist in 2009. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him No. 5 on its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.”
At Starlight and on several stops on this summer’s U.S. tour, Beck will co-headline with legendary blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy. Guy also made Rolling Stone’s list for “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” ranking 30th. He has six Grammy Awards for his work on electric and acoustic guitars and for contemporary and traditional forms of blues music. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 by Eric Clapton and B.B. King. More>>