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Buddy Guy confirms “The Blues Is Alive and Well” with brand new album available everywhere June 15, 2018!

Set for a June 15th release on Silvertone/RCA Records, The Blues Is Alive And Well features guest appearances by Mick Jagger on “You Did The Crime,” Keith Richards & Jeff Beck on “Cognac,” and James Bay on “Blue No More.” Grammy Award winning producer/songwriter and longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge produced the album.

In his quest to keep the genre vital, Guy chats about the origin of southern blues and performs on David Letterman’s Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, airing May 4th.

The Blues Is Alive And Well track list:

1) A Few Good Years

2) Guilty As Charged

3) Cognac (featuring Jeff Beck & Keith Richards)

4) The Blues Is Alive And Well

5) Bad Day

6) Blue No More (featuring James Bay)

7) Whiskey For Sale

8) You Did The Crime (featuring Mick Jagger)

9) Old Fashioned

10) When My Day Comes

11) Nine Below Zero

12) Ooh Daddy

13) Somebody Up There

14) End Of The Line       

Buddy to play on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise this October – Ticket Giveaway

The Legendary Rhythm And Blues Cruise has announced a special contest for patrons of Buddy Guy’s Legends! You could win a week in an Ocean View Verandah Stateroom for LRBC#29, October 21-28th, sailing around the Southern Caribbean and stopping at Aruba, Curacao plus a private island in the Bahamas.

The lineup for the week is formidable – check out the whole thing here. It includes Buddy Guy, TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb Mo’ Band, Booker T Jones Stax Revue, Elvin Bishop, Bettye LaVette, Tommy Castro, Cyril Neville, G Love & The Special Sauce, Mr. Sipp “The Mississippi Blues Child,” John Nemeth, and Chris Cain, with even more incredible acts playing basically all the time.

Just come by Legends and fill out a slip. The winner will be announced on stage (and livestreamed on Facebook) on August 2nd.

Catch Buddy Guy and The Damn Right Blues Band on Tour This Summer!

Buddy Guy and The Damn Right Blues band are ready to hit the road! Where will we be seeing you!? – Team BG #BuddyGuy #summertour#keepingthebluesalive

6/09 Grolloo Netherlands – Holland International Blues Festival
6/15 Kansas City MO – The Crossroads
6/16 Apple Valley MN – Music In The Zoo
6/18 Moorhead MN – Bluestem Center For The Arts Ampitheater ^
6/21 London Ontario – RBC Theatre Budweiser Gardens
6/23 Owen Sound Ontario – Kelso Beach Amphitheatre
6/30 Montreal Quebec – Festival International De Jazz De Montreal
7/06 Highland Park IL – Ravinia Festival (w/ Booker T Jones)
7/08 Rochester Hills MI – Meadow Brook Music Theater ^
7/12 Paris France – L’Olympia
7/13 London United Kingdom – Hammersmith Apollo
7/14 Stuttgart Germany – Jazz Open Stuttgart
7/16 Juan-les-Pins France – Jazz A Juan Festival
7/21 Denver CO – Denver Botanic Gardens *
7/23 Solana Beach CA – Belly Up Tavern *
7/25 San Juan Cap CA – The Coach House *
7/26 Agoura Hills CA – The Canyon Theater *
7/27 Beverly Hills CA – Saban Theatre *
7/28 Saratoga CA – Mountain Winery ^
7/29 Lincoln CA – Thunder Valley Casino Resort ^
7/30 Woodinville WA – Wine Country Blues Festival *
8/05 Notodden Norway – Notodden Blues Festival
8/10 Hyannis MA – Cape Cod Melody Tent
8/11 Waterloo NY – The Vine @ Del Lago Casino Resort *
8/12 Northampton MA – Calvin Theatre *
8/13 Westhampton Beach NY – Westhampton Beach P.A.C.
8/15 Albany NY – The Egg *
8/17 New Brunswick NJ – State Theatre *
8/18 Lowell MA – Lowell Summer Music Series *
8/19 Portland ME – Aura
8/22 Virginia Beach VA – Sandler Center For Perf. Arts *
8/23 Charlottesville VA – Paramount Theatre *
8/24 Greensboro NC – Carolina Theatre *
8/25 Atlanta GA – Atlanta Botanical Gardens *
8/27 Nashville TN – Schermerhorn Symphony Center *
8/31 Austin TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater *
9/01 San Antonio TX – Aztec Theater *
9/02 Houston TX – House Of Blues *
9/03 Bedford TX – Bedford Blues Festival
9/08 Grand Rapids MI – 20 Monroe Live
9/09 Elkhart IN – Crystal Ballroom @ The Lerner Theatre
9/23 Louisville KY – Bourbon & Beyond Festival
(* = w/ Quinn Sullivan)
(^ = w/ Jonny Lang)

Check back for more dates being added soon!