Robert Johnson to be Honored with Tribute CD, Tour

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Next year marks the 100th anniversary of Robert Johnson’s birth, and a tribute album and a concert series celebrating the legendary bluesman will honor the occasion.

Blues at the Crossroads will feature the likes of Big Head Todd and The Monsters, David “Honeyboy” Edwards, Hubert Sumlin, Cedric Burnside and Lightnin’ Malcolm.

The artists will also be hitting the road in 2011 to pay tribute to Johnson. Catch them in a city near you:

January
28 — San Francisco, Calif. @ Regency Ballroom
29 — Costa Mesa, Calif. @ Orange County Performing Arts Center
30 — San Diego, Calif. @ Anthology
31 — Santa Barbara, Calif. @ Campbell Hall / UCSB

February
10 — Ann Arbor, Mich. @ Hill Auditorium / U of M
11 — Chicago, Ill. @ Orchestra Hall
12 — Kansas City, Mo. @ Uptown Theatre
13 — Meridian, Miss. @ Riley Center / MSU
16 — Chapel Hill, N.C. @ Memorial Hall / UNC Chapel Hill
17 — Washington, D.C. @ Strathmore Performing Arts Center
18 — Boston, Mass. @ Berklee School of Music
24 — Ridgefield, Conn. @ The Playhouse
25 — Princeton, N.J. @ McCarter Theatre
26 — Blue Bell, Pa. @ Montgomery County Community College
27 — New Bedford, Mass. @ Zeiterion Theater

March
4— Milwaukee, Wis. @ Potowatomi Casino
5 — Omaha, Neb. @ Holland Performing Arts Center
6 — Minneapolis, Minn. @ Orchestra Hall
8— Urbana, Ill. @ Krannert Center – Tyrone Festival Theatre

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