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Buddy Guy Added To Cherry Fest Lineup

By Beth Milligan | May 16, 2018

Legendary blues guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy has been added to this year's National Cherry Festival lineup.

Guy will perform on the Pepsi Bay Side Music Stage in the Open Space on Tuesday, July 3. A seven-time Grammy winner, Guy has also received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 37 Blues Music Awards (the most of any artist), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential National Medal of Arts. Rolling Stone ranked Buddy Guy #23 in its list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time."

Tickets for Buddy Guy's performance go on sale Friday (May 18) at 9am online and are $30 for general admission or $45 for reserved seating. The complete lineup of concert performers announced to date for this year's National Cherry Festival includes: 

Saturday, June 30: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo w/special guest Loverboy
Monday, July 2: Dan + Shay 
Tuesday, July 3: Buddy Guy w/special guest Quinn Sullivan
Wednesday, July 4: Three Days Grace
Thursday, July 5: Sheryl Crow w/special guest The Sisterhood Band
Friday, July 6: Dustin Lynch
Saturday, July 7: Darci Lynne & Friends w/special guest Pelican212

 

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