Bobby Rush • 7pm & 9:30pm • $45/50
Bobby Rush is an 82-year-old legendary R&B, Soul, Funk, and Blues artist with the energy and performance style like he's in his prime. Rolling Stone magazine calls Bobby Rush "The King of the Chitlin' Circuit" for his constant touring and vibrant live show on a circuit that has been home to Jimi Hendrix, B.B. King, James Brown, and other black entertainers. As a result, the Blues Music Awards named him B.B. King Entertainer of the Year for 2014. Just on November 27 came his first-ever box set titled "Chicken Heads: A 50-Year History on Bobby Rush" with 74 recordings on 4 CDs from 1964-2014 from 20 labels, with three new songs, outtakes, and testimonials from his friends Mavis Staples, Elvin Bishop, Keb' Mo', Al Bell, David Porter, and more. In 2006 he was inducted in the Blues Hall of Fame and from 2014-2015 he garnered back-to-back Grammy nominations and Blues Music Awards. He also has over 100 releases to his name that have cracked the Billboard charts multiple times and garnered 3 Gold Certified records since 1971.