B.B. King: Why I Sing the Blues—An Original Musical

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Saturday / April 30, 2011 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
United States

Berklee students write and produce an original musical each year honoring an icon of American music. This year's musical tells the story of the life and work of B.B. King. Called by Rolling Stone the third-greatest guitarist of all time, King's distinctive and soulful sound has moved and comforted audiences of all ages and nationalities for over 50 years. Come watch as Berklee students bring to life their own original telling of his story. Please note that B.B. King will not be performing or in attendance for this event.

Can't make it to the show? Berklee is teaming with Concert Window to broadcast live streams of this and other Berklee shows. Concert Window is dedicated to presenting live music on the web, and is building a network of venues, including the Berklee Performance Center and the legendary Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Learn more and watch the show at concertwindow.com/berklee.

$10 general admission