Bobby Rush

at South Broadway Cultural Center
1025 Broadway SE
Albuquerque NM 87102
(505) 848-1320
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Time: 7:30pm     Day: Wednesday     Doors: 6:30pm     Ages: All Ages    
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Tickets cost $22 and $30 (plus applicable service charges). They are also available by phone through Hold My Ticket at 505-886-1251.

Bobby Rush... 2017 Grammy-winning blues legend, Blues Hall of Famer, 12-time Blues Music Award winner, and B.B. King Entertainer of the Year.

After decades of tearing up the chitlin' circuit on a nightly basis with his sweaty, no-holds-barred funkfests, Bobby has thoroughly broken through to the mainstream. He won a long-overdue 2017 Grammy for his spectacular album Porcupine Meat and consistently tours the globe as a headliner. What's more, Bobby's brand-new album Sitting on Top of the Blues on his own Deep Rush imprint promises to further spread the news that this revered legend, well past 80 years of age even if his stratospheric energy level belies the calendar, is bigger and badder and bolder than ever.

"I'm sitting on top of the blues. I'm a bluesman who's sitting on the top of my game, proud of what I do and proud of who I am and thankful for people accepting me for what I am and who I am," says the charismatic Rush. "I'm happy about what I'm doing and still enthused about what I'm doing. And I think we've got some good songs."

Never one to rest on his considerable laurels, Bobby's not about to start now. "I think I'm getting more acclaim because I'm working harder, and when people tell me I can't do something, that's the wrong thing to tell Bobby Rush," he says. "I'm considered the king of the chitlin' circuit. I'm crossing over now, but I haven't crossed out. And I think the music itself says that about me."


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