The Johnny Winter Band
Mountain Stage is thrilled to announce that Sunday, January
15 we’ll be welcoming legendary guitarist Johnny Winter to the Creative
Tickets for this
show go on sale Tuesday, November 1 at 10 a.m., online at ticketmaster.com, by phone (304.294.SHOW), and in
person at the Creative Arts
Center box office.
Johnny Winter totally pulls off elbow capes.
As one of the preeminent figures of the blues-rock explosion
of the late 1960’s and 70’s, Johnny Winter needs little introduction. He was
one of, if not the first guitarist to take the blues into bona fide hard rock territory,
with his own incendiary takes on everything from “Johnny B. Goode” and “Jumpin’
Jack Flash” to Bob Dylan’s “Highway 61 Revisited.” Later, Winter produced a series of Grammy-winning albums for Muddy Waters, credited with breathing new
life into the blues legend’s career.
After a life full of honors and accomplishments, Johnny
Winter is now enjoying a resurgence of his own, with a triumphant appearance at
Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festivals alongside Derek Trucks and Buddy
Guy; and headlining prestigious events like the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Festival and the Chicago Blues Festival. Recently, Winter has been releasing a Live
Bootleg series of recordings, definitive official versions of concerts that
fans have passed around for decades.
We’ll also be joined by folk-blues artist Ruthie Foster. Her
most recent album, The Truth According to Ruthie Foster, was helmed by roots-music
producer Chris Goldsmith, and features contributions from guitarist Robben
Ford, and The Memphis Horns. Other acts for this show are TBA.
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