The 35th-annual Kennedy Center Honors aired last night, December 26, on CBS. And while honorees Led Zeppelin are garnering the most headlines out of the event, blues guitar great Buddy Guy also was honored.
Welcome to Guitar World's roundup of the top 25 live, reissued and archival albums of 2012. The common theme of these 25 releases is easy to follow: They all feature classic or well-known songs that have been repackaged and presented anew, but with a twist, whether it be in the form of live versions, alternate versions, demos, simple remasters, etc.
The Experience Hendrix tour, a traveling show that pays tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix, will head back on the road in March. Thirteen dates have been confirmed (See the schedule below), and several more dates will be announced soon.
Last night, a group of rock and blues luminaries assembled at the White House for the latest concert thrown by First Lady Michelle Obama, who has taken a personal interest in celebrating the American songbook.
B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Jeff Beck will be among the headliners for a February 21 appearance at the White House. The performance is part of the "In Performance at the White House" series, and the show will be televised 9 p.m. EST February 27 on PBS.