Hubert Sumlin Memorial Concert Planned For 24 February In NYC

[Updated with ticket onsale and performer information] A memorial concert honoring the great bluesman Hubert Sumlin is planned for 24 February 2012 at New York’s famed Apollo Theater.  Sumlin died at age 80 on 4 December. Some of those joining together to honor the legendary guitarist include Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks, Gary Clark Jr., Keb Mo, Doyle Bramhall, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dr. John, Levon Helm, Shemekia Copeland, Steve Jordan, Willie Weeks, Ivan Neville and more. Surprise guests are likely. Lineup subject to change. Tickets go on sale 2 to 5 February in an Amex Presale. The general public onsale is 6 February. 

American Express Presale
Starts 2 February 2012 at 10AM EST and ends 5 February 2012 at 10PM EST
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General Public Onsale
6 February 2012 at 10AM EST
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Tickets sold via Ticketmaster are $150 and up plus applicable fees

VIP Benefit Packages: Individual tickets $1,000/$2,500/$5,000 and group VIP packages for 8/10/12 people available. For details, email

This event is a fundraiser for the Jazz Foundation of America

Tentative List of Special Guests (updated 31 January 2012)
Eric Clapton
Jeff Beck
Derek Trucks
Gary Clark Jr.
James Cotton
Levon Helm
Jody Williams
Kenny Wayne Shepard
Todd Mohr
Susan Tedeschi
Keb Mo
Shemekia Copeland
Doyle Bramhall II
Dr. John
Eddie Taylor Jr.
David Johansen
Buddy Guy
Robert Randolph
Keith Richards
Jimmie Vaughan

House Band:
Billy Flynn
Barrelhouse Chuck Goering
Steve Jordan
Danny Korchmar
Ivan Neville
Larry Taylor
Willie Weeks
Kim Wilson


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