'B.B. King: Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2011' Out March 20 on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray

February 7, 2012
imgThe stylings of the legendary B.B. King are being showcased in a new release announced today by Shout! Factory, titled B.B. King: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011. The CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital download will be available March 20. B.B. King is currently on tour, with dates across the U.S. and Canada.
On June 28, 2011, the “King of the Blues” B.B. King played to an adoring sold-out crowd at London’s spectacular Royal Albert Hall. It was an unforgettable night in the career of one of the most legendary bluesmen to ever pick up a guitar.
Joining the illustrious Mr. King onstage were guitar virtuoso Derek Trucks, “Songbird Extraordinaire” Susan Tedeschi, The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood, Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall, and former Guns N’ Roses axeman Slash.
“We are thrilled and honored for the opportunity to work with the legendary B.B. King, and to have been part of such a magical evening,” stated Bob Emmer, founding partner and COO of Shout! Factory.
B.B. and friends delighted the London crowd with favorites such as “I Need You So,” “Key To The Highway” and “The Thrill Is Gone,” trading solos, verses and endless admiration. The magical evening concluded with everyone onstage participating in a rousing rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In.”
The show was produced and directed by Jon Brewer, acclaimed director of Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero and the Classic Artists series.
B.B. King: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011 Setlist:
I Need You So
Key To The Highway
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
All Over Again
Rock Me Baby
You Are My Sunshine
B.B. Jams With Guests
The Thrill Is Gone
Guess Who
When The Saints Go Marching In
Bonus Features/Backstage Pass:
* Backstage chat with B.B. King
* Interviews with Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Ronnie Wood And Mick Hucknall
* Slash talks music and B.B. King
Directed By: Jon Brewer
B.B. King Band
James “Boogaloo” Bolden – Musical Director / Trumpet
Stanley Abernathy – Trumpet
Melvin Jackson – Sax
Reggie Richards – Bass
Charlie Dennis – Guitar
Tony Coleman – Drums
Ernest Vantrease – Keyboards

For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
B.B. King is currently on tour in the U.S. and Canada, for more information please visit www.bbking.com/events.
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