Iconic blues musician B.B. King will continue to tour extensively through the end of 2008 and into early 2009 with some recently announced additions...

Iconic blues musician B.B. King will continue to tour extensively through the end of 2008 and into early 2009 with some recently announced additions to his itinerary. The legendary guitarist has been on the road since early September, and continues his performance schedule with a November 14 gig at Riverwind Casino in Norman, OK.

After completing his previously announced U.S. tour dates, King will continue on through the end of December with a special December 27-28 run at the new Club Nokia in Los Angeles, CA, and a New Year’s Eve performance at Warnors Centre for the Performing Arts in Fresno, CA. The next leg of his tour begins February 5 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL, and wraps April 15 at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill, NY.

During next year’s 13-show run, King will co-headline on most nights with five-time Grammy Award winning musician Buddy Guy. Over the course of his 50-year career, Guy has recorded dozens of albums, most recently “Skin Deep” in 2008. Along with King, guitar-slinging Guy has influenced numerous recording artists, such as Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton.

Tickets for the 2009 concerts are currently available via presale on the B.B. King Official Fan Club through November 13-15, with public onsales beginning afterwards.

The self-proclaimed “ambassador of blues” is touring in support of his most recent release, the August 2008 album “One Kind Favor.” Produced by T-Bone Burnett, the record covers old blues songs that King counts among the early influences on his 60-year career.

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B. B. King updated itinerary:
(Dates subject to change.)

November 14Norman, OKRiverwind Casino
November 15Thackerville, OKWinstar Casino
November 16Dallas, TXMorton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
November 18Corpus Christi, TXAmerican Bank Center Arena
November 20San Antonio, TXMajestic Theatre
November 21 – 22Houston, TXHouse of Blues
November 24Atlanta, GAThe Tabernacle
November 26Alexandria, VABirchmere
November 28Beverly, MANorth Shore Music Theatre
November 29Atlantic City, NJHouse of Blues
November 30Durham, NCDurham Performing Arts Center
December 1Hagerstown, MDMaryland Theatre
December 3Los Angeles, CANokia Theatre L.A. Live
December 4Montclair, NJWellmont Theatre
December 5New York, NYB.B. King’s Blues Club
December 6Trenton, NJPatriots Theater At War Memorial
December 9Nashville, TNB.B. King’s Blues Club
December 10Memphis, TNB.B. King’s Blues Club
December 27 – 28Los Angeles, CAClub Nokia
December 31Fresno, CAWarnors Centre for the Performing Arts
February 5Clearwater, FLRuth Eckerd Hall *
February 6Orlando, FLUCF Arena *
February 7West Palm Beach, FLKravis Center *
February 10Hilton Head Island, SCShoreline Ballroom *
February 12Nashville, TNRyman Auditorium *
February 15Louisville, KYLouisville Palace Theatre *
February 16Detroit, MIFox Theatre *
February 18Providence, RIProvidence Performing Arts Center *
February 20Washington, DCDAR Constitution Hall
February 21New York, NYBeacon Theatre *
February 22Boston, MAHouse of Blues *
February 24Red Bank, NJCount Basie Theatre *
April 15Peekskill, NYParamount Center for the Arts *

* with Buddy Guy