The blues live on whenever John Hammond is on stage. The talented singer has been described by Tom Waits as sounding "like
a big train is coming." Make sure you get concert
tickets so that you're there when Hammond's train comes in on his upcoming tour. Hammond is being inducted into the Blues
Hall of Fame in 2011.
John Hammond is a name that rings out for anyone in love with the blues. He has been associated with some of the biggest
artists of the '60s, including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker, The Band and more.
In fact, Hendrix was "discovered" while performing in Hammond's band! He was nominated for a Grammy for Best Traditional Blues
Album in 2010 for his record Rough and Tough.
John Hammond's career took him all over the country, but this year, he's going to be coming to one spot in particular.
Make sure you get tickets
early to see him at the Bethel
Woods Center for the Arts, located on the site of the 1969 Woodstock music festival.
Though he's a famous face in music, John Hammond isn't exactly the kind of figure you can see every year. If you love the
blues, then this is the chance to see one of the most important figures in the 20th Century live on a stage.