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MUSIC LEGEND BUDDY GUY RETURNS TO OUR STAGE

Published: Mar 28, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE – Eight-time Grammy® Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy performs in the Au-Rene Theater on Friday, March 22 at 8 p.m. An iconic force on guitar whose incandescent solos reveal the searing, uninhibited soul of the blues, Guy stands alone as the greatest living blues artist in the world, defining second-generation Chicago blues. The title of his latest album showcasing his raw and unadulterated sound says it all: The Blues Is Alive and Well. Honored by the Americana Music Association® 2018 Americana Lifetime Achievement Award, Guy has also been recognized with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement award and is a 2003 National Medal of Arts Recipient. The Columbus Dispatch declared “Buddy Guy: iconic guitarist dazzles, still brings on funk” and reported “the show opened with a barn-burning display of his wild, trademark guitar style, plainly a prime influence on the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and many more.” Tickets are $25–$99.50 with $129.50 tickets for the JetBlue Flight Deck on the Club Level. Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service of the Broward Center, Parker Playhouse and affiliated venues. Buy tickets online at BrowardCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com; by phone at 954.462.0222 or the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office. Know who you are buying from when you purchase tickets. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. For more information visit BrowardCenter.org, like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BrowardCenter, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BrowardCenter, subscribe to our channel at Youtube.com/user/BrowardCenter and join the conversation with #BrowardCenter. The Broward Center 2018-2019 season is presented by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation. AutoNation, Bank of America, Brightline, Canteen, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, JetBlue and MasterCard are proud sponsors of the Broward Center. ### About The Broward Center for the Performing Arts One of America’s premier performing arts venues, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, showcasing a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events. Guest experiences at the Broward Center include the all-inclusive JetBlue Flight Deck on the Club Level, special events in the Huizenga Pavilion, waterfront dining at Marti’s New River Bistro and innovative classes and workshops for all ages at the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center. With one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, the Broward Center serves more than 150,000 students annually. The Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. receives and maintains funds to sustain, develop and secure the future of the Broward Center. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit BrowardCenter.org. The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium is a cultural partnership between the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale History Center and the Historic Stranahan House Museum. It is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. Programs are All dates, times, programs, artists and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.