Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Lucky Peterson Sat. April 2nd at Big Cities Lounge

The incomparable Lucky Peterson will be making a special appearance at Big Cities Lounge at 905 E State Street in Rockford, IL at 9:30 PM on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011. Big Cities is still open and they are proud to have Lucky coming out for this special show. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Crossroads Blues Society Members can get advanced tickets for $10 and a portion of all ticket sales will go to Crossroads' "Blues in the Schools" Program.

Lucky Peterson plays a unique and interesting blend of contemporary blues, fusing soul, R&B, gospel and rock and roll into his blues. He plays both guitar and keyboards. Music journalist Tony Russell, in his book The Blues - From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray has said, "he may be the only blues musician to have had national television exposure in short pants." He was discovered by blues legend Willie Dixon when he was three years old, released his first record at five and soon after appeared on The Tonight Show.

His new album "You Can Always Turn Around" on the Dreyfus label has received rave reviews and has gotten extensive national airplay on blues radio programs. This is a show blues, soul and gospel fans will ot want to miss- Lucky plays with his heart and soul bared. Come out and hear this great musician and his band and help support keeping the blues alive! Tickets are available at Big Cities (call 815-965-6026) or through Crossroads Blues Society (sub_insignia@yahoo.com).

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