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B.B. King coming to Tivoli Theatre March 29

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- One of the living legends of rock and roll, B.B. King, is coming to Chattanooga for a one night performance at the Tivoli Theatre on Thursday, March 29.

Since the mid-1950s, King has developed one of the world's most identifiable guitar styles. He has been a model for thousands, from Eric Clapton and George Harrison to Jeff Beck. His style mixed traditional blues, jazz, swing, mainstream pop and jump into a unique sound.

His classics such as "Payin' The Cost To Be The Boss," "The Thrill Is Gone," How Blue Can You Get," "Everyday I Have The Blues," and "Why I Sing The Blues" are concert staples.

He has had two #1 R&B hits, 1951's "Three O'Clock Blues," and 1952's "You Don't Know Me," and four #2 R&B hits, 1953's "Please Love Me," 1954's "You Upset Me Baby," 1960's "Sweet Sixteen, Part I," and 1966's "Don't Answer The Door, Part I."

Tickets to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy winning guitarist will go on sale Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m.  Tickets can be purchases at Memorial Auditorium Box Office on McCallie Avenue, via phone at (423) 624-TIXS, or online at www.etix.com.

All tickets are reserved and cost $45, $55, $75 and $99.50, along with applicable fees and tax.

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