Buddy Guy live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

Buddy Guy

67
critic concert reviews
blues

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

84
%
Based on 
67
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
75
%
Based on 
8
critic concert
reviews

Real Live Certified  

Real Live Certified badge for artists with consistent, high quality live performances and broad critical acclaim.

Critic Consensus

Buddy Guy is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 5% of all live performers. Based on 67 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Buddy Guy is rated as an excellent live performer. Buddy Guy concert reviews describe live shows and performances as soulful, authentic, entertaining, funky, stunning, powerful, and electrifying.

ON TOUR

Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada (April 19)

Latest release

Try to Quit You, Baby (July 22, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
blues
ORIGIN
Lettsworth, United States (7/30/1936)
BIO
Buddy Guy (born George Guy, July 30, 1936 in Lettsworth, Louisiana) is an American blues music and rock music guitarist, as well as a singer. Known as an inspiration to Jimi Hendrix and other 1960s blues and rock legends, Guy is considered as an important proponent of Chicago blues made famous by Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf.
HAS PERFORMED with
Jonny Lang, The Avett Brothers, Elle King, John Hiatt

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Glide Magazine (USA)

September 8, 2023
%
Buddy Guy & Christone “Kingfish” Ingram Keep The Blues Alive At Hollywood Bowl

Chicago Concert Reviews (USA)

August 23, 2023
%
Ravinia beats the heat and the blues of Buddy Guy’s goodbye, George Benson keeps “Breezin”

Local Spins (USA)

June 24, 2023
%
Loud, proud and legendary: Buddy Guy bids adieu with blues salvo at Meijer Gardens

Glide Magazine (USA)

June 20, 2023
%
Buddy Guy Live In Concert

Parklife DC (USA)

June 15, 2023
%
In a recent article in roots music journal No Depression, nine-time Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guddy talked about retiring from touring while he’s still at the top of the game. He said he didn’t want to follow in the footsteps of BB King, who, at the end, had to come out in a wheelchair.

1013 Music Reviews (USA)

April 29, 2023
%
Buddy Guy Live in Concert At The Mystic Showroom in Minnesota, USA

The Music (Australia)

April 13, 2023
%
After Guy has said his damn-right farewell, he knows that the blues are in good, capable hands.

Past critic reviews published in

Dallas Observer (USA), Ink 19 (USA), New England Music News (USA), Twin Cities Media (USA), Patchchord News and more

IMAGE CREDIT

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