Buddy Whittington Headlines First Melon Valley Music Fest July 16th in Rocky Ford
Description: Legendary Blues Guitarist Buddy Whittington to Play Arkansas Valley Fairgrounds Arena at 2022 Melon Valley Music Fest with The City of Rocky Ford, Art Matters Productions, and SECO News + musicatthejunction.com Sponsored By H&R Block, Total Concept, ...
In his 15 years as lead guitar player for John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Buddy Whittington gained a loyal legion of blues fans around the world through his impeccable skills on electric guitar.
Traveling with the “Father of the British Blues” Buddy blew the crowd away at concerts in South America, throughout Europe and all around the United States.
Since striking out on his own, at the beginning of 2009, the Texas bluesman has already completed several European tours, playing to packed blues clubs and festivals on the continent.
Buddy became a regular performer at the Belvedere Blues Festival in Canon City for several years.
After disbanding the Bluesbreakers in 2008, Buddy released his first CD with two more to follow.
Fans can find him on YouTube by searching for Buddy Whittington and Eric Clapton. (YouTube Search Results)
The video clips there were taken at a major benefit concert in Liverpool, marking Mayall’s 70th birthday and his notable career contributions to the blues world.
Some of Mayall’s early lead guitar players included Mick Taylor, Peter Green, Eric Clapton, Walter Trout and Coco Montoya.
In 2021, The Buddy Whittington Band was on the lineup of the inaugural Blues on the Mesa festival in Colorado Springs.
Don't miss legendary blues guitarist Buddy Whittington at the First Melon Valley Music Fest in Rocky Ford, Colorado on July 16, 2022.
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Proceeds from Melon Valley Music Fest Benefit City of Rocky Ford Community and Economic Development.
Arkansas Valley Fairgrounds Arena - 800 North 9th St. Rocky Ford, CO 81067