Magazine
Subscribe
Editorial
Media Kit
Talk to us

News : Entertainment : Music Feb 28, 2008 - 6:53 AM


The Blues Man, Johnny Winter at The Ridgefield Playhouse

By Ridgefield Playhouse





Font size: Small Big
Email this article
 Printer friendly page
Share this article:
facebook del.icio.us Yahoo! MyWeb Digg reddit Furl Blinklist Spurl
Buy the "As seen on" mug
JohnnyWinter3.JPG
Johny Winter
The Blues Man returneth! After selling-out The Playhouse in 2007, Johnny Winter, who keeps Texas blues- rock alive with his signature pinky slide and his thunderous Gibson Firebird, is coming back to The Ridgefield Playhouse-this time on Saturday, March 29 at 8 p.m., bringing 40 years of refined musicality and raw talent to The Playhouse stage for another unforgettable evening. Special guest is up and coming blues artist Samuel James.

One time, back in 1962, Johnny Winter and his brother went to see the blues great B.B. King at a Beaumont, Texas club called the Raven. The only whites in the crowd, they no doubt stood out. But Johnny already had his chops down and wanted to play with the revered B.B. "I was about 17," Johnny remembers, "and B.B. didn't want to let me on stage at first. He asked me for a union card, and I had one. He finally gave me his guitar and let me play. I got a standing ovation, and he took his guitar back!" Johnny Winter will use his own guitar on stage in Ridgefield.

For tickets ($55) and further information about The Ridgefield Playhouse, call the box office at 203-438-5795; tickets may be also purchased online at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Playhouse is located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street.




© Copyright by StamfordPlus.com. Some articles and pictures posted on our website, as indicated by their bylines, were submitted as press releases and do not necessarily reflect the position and opinion of StamfordPlus.com, Stamford Plus magazine, Canaiden LLC or any of its associated entities. Articles may have been edited for brevity and grammar.




Possibly related or similar articles:
Give your children the gift of an unforgettable experience at The Ridgefield Playhouse - Dec 11, 2017 - 2:52:30 AM
Get in the holiday spirit while supporting the arts with The Ridgefield Playhouse Gala starring The Brian Setzer Orchestra on November 19 - Nov 10, 2017 - 3:13:52 AM
Rock Legend Mary Wilson performs a night of The Supremes hits at The Ridgefield Playhouse on October 20 - Oct 13, 2017 - 9:48:33 AM
Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2018 Season - Sep 28, 2017 - 5:05:30 AM
The Simon and Garfunkel Story – a critically acclaimed concert experience is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on September 19 - Sep 1, 2017 - 8:07:31 AM





Note: We reserve the right to delete posts at any time if we decide that they are offensive or distasteful.
CURRENT HEADLINES:
ADL National Civil Rights Counsel Trains Stamford Police on Hate Crimes
Stay Safe and Save this Holiday Season
Give your children the gift of an unforgettable experience at The Ridgefield Playhouse
Stepping Stones Fantastic FriendsGiving Fundraiser Raises over $100,000
AMERICANS 4, SOUND TIGERS 1


Top of Page










StamfordPlus.com is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network.
Stamford Plus Online | Norwalk Plus Online | Canaiden.com | Best of Norwalk | Best of Stamford | Hauterfly Magazine | SummerCampPlus.com

Copyright ©2005-2010 Canaiden,LLC All Rights Reserved.