Review: Buddy Guy at the Opera House

Performance amps blues tradition to rock 'n' roll proportions

Contributing music criticJune 22, 2013 

The Experience with Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy, who has a sold-out show Friday at the Lexington Opera House, will release the double-disc Rhythm & Blues on July 30, the day he turns 77.

BARRY BRECHEISEN — Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP

The only break in the guitar squall Buddy Guy created at the onset of a sold out performance last night at the Opera House came when he drew his hands off his instrument, curled them into fists and let out a blues howl harrowing enough to wake the spirits of Muddy Waters, Little Walter or any of the other musical forefathers that figured so intensely in his music.

Read the rest of the review at Walter Tunis' blog, The Musical Box.

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