The all-star cast for this celebration, which begins at 7:30 p.m., includes Keith Emerson, The School of Rock, DJ Logic, Roger O’Donnell (The Cure) Jordan Rudess (Dream Theatre), The Mahavishnu Project, and Jan Hammer, performing for the first time in the U.S. since 1991. During the event, Moog Music will present a lifetime achievement award to an artist who is recognized as having expressed their unique artistry through their Moog instrument.
Artists and bands are invited to submit their music for a chance to open the show with a performance of their own. The deadline for submissions is May 15th, and the decision will be made public on May 31st. For details visit www.sonicbids.com/moogfest2006
B.B. King’s Blues Club is located at 237 W. 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenue. Tickets for this special event, produced by Charles Carlini of the Carlini Group, are $45 and are available at the box office (212-997-4144) or at all Ticketmaster outlets.
For details on Moogfest visit www.moogfest.net