HE one of the biggest, baddest bluesmen to come out of Texas in generations...
Now Buddy Whittington is to set enthral music-lovers in St Helens as he prepares to perform at the Citadel.
Like many of the greatest gutarists of the past 50 years, Whittington served his time with John Mayall legendary Bluesbreakers.
Described by his former boss - legendary guitarist John Mayall - as “possibly the greatest Bluesbreaker of them all”, no small praise when you consider former Bluesbreakers include Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce.
Whittington has played with some of the biggest names in music, including Clapton, Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green and ex-Rolling Stone Mick Taylor.
Touring the US supporting ZZ Top for their 1995 ‘Antenna’ World Tour, and playing alongside Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor in 2003 for John’s 70th Birthday Concert at The King’s Dock Arena in Liverpool stand out as definite high points of Buddy’s career.
This show is a must for any guitarist who wants to see a musician at the top of their game.
Buddy Whittingon performs at The Citadel on Saturday (May 5). Tickets are priced £12/£10 and doors open at 8pm.
For more details or tickets call the Citadel box office on 01744 735436 or visit the Citadel website www.citadel.org.uk