Sunday, September 18, 2016

Watch: Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Jimmy Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Slash, More Pay Tribute to B.B. King

by VVN Music

Talk about a powerhouse night of music. On September 1, the Grammy Foundation and the Grammy Museum along with the Gibson Foundation presented Icon: The Life and Legacy of B.B. King at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.

Featured during the evening were some of the best in blues and rock, both modern and veteran, including Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Joe Bonamassa, Keb Mo, Joe Lewis Walker, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimmy Vaughan, Quinn Sullivan, Slash, Jimmy Vivino and ZZ Ward.

Here is the opening number from the show, King's classic The Thrill is Gone, featuring the artists of the evening.