Buddy Guy and Los Lobos come to the Klein

Buddy Guy and Los Lobos will be playing together Thursday, June 5, at 8 p.m., at the Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport.

Being one of the most acclaimed American bands of the 1980s and ‘90s, Los Lobos were already seasoned musical veterans with nearly 15 years of experience under their belts when they scored their first hit in 1987 with a cover of Richie Valens’ “La Bamba.” Though their time as pop stars was short, the group, who enjoyed calling themselves “just another band from East L.A.” won over critics and a legion of loyal fans with their bracing mixture of rock, blues, Tex-Mex, country, R&B, and Mexican folk sounds, with the band’s sound ranging from gentle acoustic ballads to the outer limits of experimental rock. While often cited as one of the great bands of Latino Rock, Los Lobos’ eclectic sound has in fact defined them as a vital example of America’s cultural melting pot. Now add to the same bill the Grammy Award winning Blues pioneer, Buddy Guy, and what you get is a night of epic proportions.

One of the most celebrated blues guitarists of his generation (or any generation), Buddy Guy possesses a sound and style that embodies the traditions of classic Chicago blues while also embracing the fire and flash of rock & roll. Guy spent much of his career as a well-regarded journeymen, and is cited as being a modern day master by contemporary blues fans. Guy continues to tour as one of the biggest blues acts of our time.

Few guitarists of any genre have enjoyed the respect of their peers as much as Guy has, with such giants as Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Mark Knopfler all citing him as a personal favorite, Guy comes back to perform once again at the Klein Auditorium in support of his latest album, Rhythm & Blues. Replete with heartfelt vocals, straightforward lyrics and mesmerizing guitar licks, Rhythm & Blues not only exemplifies how blues continues to be the foundation of all genres of today’s music, it also illustrates why Guy has been so influential.

For tickets, at $45-$95 in advance with a $5-$15 member discount, visit fairfieldtheatre.org or call 203-259-1036.

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