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Buddy Guy Releases “Blue No More” Feat. James Bay, From Forthcoming Album “The Blues Is Alive And Well” Out Everywhere June 15th, 2018

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GUY TO RECEIVE THE AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION’S

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ON SEPTEMBER 12TH IN NASHVILLE, TN

SUMMER AND FALL TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

[New York, NY – May 30, 2018] Today, seven-time Grammy Award winning blues icon Buddy Guy releases a brand new song “Blue No More” featuring James Bay. The song is featured on his forthcoming album THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL, set for release June 15th on Silvertone/RCA Records. Today, Billboard Magazine shared a video clip from James Bay speaking excitedly about recording with the legendary blues musician.

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Just last week, the Americana Music Association announced that Buddy Guy will be the recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award. Buddy will receive the honor at a September 12th ceremony at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Visit http://americanamusic.org/ for more information.

THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL is Buddy Guy’s follow up to his 2015 album Born To Play Guitar, which won “Best Blues Album” at the 2016 Grammy Awards, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Blues Album charts and marked Guy’s fifth #1 album on the chart and twelfth Top 10 Billboard Blues album.

THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL features guest appearances by Mick Jagger on “You Did The Crime,” Keith Richards & Jeff Beck on “Cognac,” and James Bay on “Blue No More.” Grammy Award winning producer/songwriter and longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge produced the album.

In his quest to keep the genre vital, Guy chats about the origin of southern blues and performs on David Letterman’s Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, which began airing on May 4th.

The Blues Is Alive And Well track list:

01 A Few Good Years

02 Guilty As Charged

03 Cognac (featuring Jeff Beck & Keith Richards)

04 The Blues Is Alive And Well

05 Bad Day

06 Blue No More (featuring James Bay)

07 Whiskey For Sale

08 You Did The Crime (featuring Mick Jagger)

09 Old Fashioned

10 When My Day Comes

11 Nine Below Zero

12 Ooh Daddy

13 Somebody Up There

14 End Of The Line                          

The recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Buddy Guy’s incredible career spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. Career highlights include 7 Grammy Awards, 37 Blues Music Awards, Kennedy Center Honors, NARM Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement, Billboard Music Awards’ Century Award for distinguished artistic development, Presidential National Medal of Arts, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to name a few.

At 81 years young, Guy proves that it gets greater later as he continues to record and tour around the world with recent performances at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater and more (click here  and see below for full touring schedule).

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BUDDY GUY TOUR DATES

6/14       Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place

6/15        Kansas City, MO – Knuckleheads Saloon

6/17       Wichita, KS – Cotillion Ballroom

6/19       Colorado Springs, CO – Pikes Peak Center

6/21       Boise, ID – Morrison Center for the Performing Arts

6/22        Spokane, WA – Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox

6/23        Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre

6/24       Ridgefield, WA – Ilani Casino Resort

6/28       Apple Valley, MN – Weesner Family Amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo

6/29       Washburn, WI – Big Top Chautauqua

6/30       Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest

7/03       Traverse City, MI – National Cherry Festival

7/07       Fish Creek, WI – Door Community Auditorium

7/08       Highland Park, IL- Ravinia Festival/Pavillion

7/11       Huber Heights, OK- Rose Music Center at the Heights

7/13       Toronto, ONT – Budweiser Stage

7/15       Toledo, OH – Centennial Terrace

7/17       Nashville, TN- Schermerhorn Symphony Center

7/19       Falls Church, VA – State Theater

7/20       Jim Thorpe, PA – Penn’s Peak

7/21        Portsmouth, VA – Union Bank & Trust Pavillion

7/22       Asbury Park, NJ – Paramount Theatre

7/25       Westbury, NY – The Space at Westbury Theater

7/26       Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

7/27       Cohasset, MA- South Shore Music Circus

7/28       Port Chester, NY – The Capitol Theatre

8/09       San Juan Capistrano- The Coach House

8/10       Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon Agoura Hills

8/11       Pasadena, CA – The Canyon at The Rose

8/12       Santa Clarita, CA – The Canyon Santa Clarita

8/15       Saratoga, CA- The Mountain Winery

8/17       Phoenix, AZ – Celebrity Theater

9/06       Richmond, VA – Carpenter Theatre @ Dominion Energy Center Richmond

9/07       Rocky Mount, VA – Harvester Performance Center

9/09       Charleston, WV- Clay Center

9/13       Louisville, KY- Louisville Palace

9/20        Conway, AR- University of Central AR

9/27       Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theatre

9/29       Chapel Hill, NC – UNC Chapel Hill

11/02     Frederikshavn, North Jutland – Blues Heaven Festival

11/03     Naestved, Denmark – Blues Paradise

11/06     Paris, France- Salle Pleyel

2/14/19   Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Rock Legends Cruise VII

2/15/19   Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Rock Legends Cruise VII

2/16/19   Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Rock Legends Cruise VII

2/17/19   Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Rock Legends Cruise VII

2/18/19   Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Rock Legends Cruise VII

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