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On December 12th, Buddy Guy’s Legends will be hosting a special tribute to the life and music of guitar legend Johnny Winter. This remarkable night will kick off with a screening of the 90 minute documentary “Down and Dirty: The Johnny Winter Story.” Then the band will present of one of Johnny’s guitars to Buddy Guy’s Legends to join the many famed instruments hanging on our walls. And finally we’ll get a rocking set of great music from Paul Nelson and the Johnny Winter Band, joined by special guest Edgar Winter!
If you don’t know about Johnny Winter, check out this great article by Todd Beebe to get started. He and his brother Edgar recorded several albums together and together were a powerful force that shaped rock’n’roll. Lastly, here are a couple of archived clips from Johnny Winter at Legends earlier this year; the first is his performance in June at the WXRT live broadcast, and the second is our Artist Series interview from February.