Summer is concert season, and as part of our own summer concert series, we're putting the spotlight on places that have witnessed some of the most memorable musical performances in American history. Some are traditional venues, and others… well, not so much. But they all have two things in common: terrific music and fascinating history.
Performer(s): B.B. King (Leo Lauchie: bass, Duke Jethro: piano, Sonny Freeman: drums, Bobby Forte and Johnny Board: tenor sax)
Venue: The Regal Theater
Location: Bronzeville, Chicago
Date: November 21, 1964
Memorable Moment: The duration of Sweet Little Angel, It’s My Own Fault, and How Blue Can You Get? (Songs two, three, and four on the Live at the Regal album). If that series doesn’t stir something in you, you may not have a soul.
Show Vibe: Class and soul, all the way.... Read More →
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