Buddy Guy, so legit, so real that his twitter handle is “TheRealBuddyGuy” and we have tickets to see him tonight in New York City. If you are an old Blues head then you should know that Buddy Guy is the real deal, but if you are new are just trying to discover something else we have included a brief musical history and some rad live footage of the legend below. But don’t forget the show is tonight and the only way to get your tickets is in our app here!
George “Buddy” Guy (born July 30, 1936) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning American blues guitarist and singer. Known as an inspiration to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and many other guitarists, Guy is considered an important exponent of Chicago blues. He is the father of female rapper Shawnna and also has a son, Michael. He is the older brother of late blues guitarist Phil Guy.
Guy is known for his showmanship, playing his guitar with drumsticks, or strolling into the audience while playing solos. He was ranked thirtieth in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.