ELLNORA: Buddy Guy

Friday, September 6, 2013, at 9pm | Tryon Festival Theatre

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival | No stage can contain the legendary Louisiana-born bluesman who journeyed north to help define the electrified Chicago blues sound. At 77, the mischievous and flamboyant Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, National Medal of Arts and Kennedy Center Honor recipient, six-time Grammy winner, and one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time continues to draw fans worldwide who flock to hear his outrageous and crowd-roaming solos, fierce fretwork, and frenetic licks that make any venue feel like “Sweet Home Chicago.”

Free live video streaming will be available in the Sonic Garden.

This performance will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and has no intermission.

Lead Festival Sponsors
The Augustine Foundation
Eastland Suites Hotel and Conference Center
JSM Development

Core Festival Sponsors
NewsTalk 1400-WDWS, Lite Rock 97.5-WHMS FM, and Classic Hits 107.9-WKIO FM
Shatterglass Studios

Gold Event Sponsors
Smile Politely/Bonfire Quarterly
WWHP 98.3 FM

Silver Event Sponsors
The Blind Man Hunter Douglas Gallery
Dimond Bros. Insurance

Bronze Event Sponsors
Analog Outfitters
The Art Theater Co-op
Barham Benefit Group
Danville Rubber Industrial Pipe and Supply
Exile on Main St
Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County
The Law Offices of Michael T. Reagan
Prairie Gardens
University of Illinois Employees Credit Union
The Upper Bout

Patron Sponsor

Endowed Co-sponsor
The Susan Sargeant McDonald Endowed Fund for Youth Programming (Suzi was the founder/developer of the Krannert Center Youth Series)

Patron Co-sponsors
Frances & Marc Ansel
Sue & Tom Falender
A. Mark Neuman
Mary & George Perlstein
Jill & James Quisenberry