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An Evening With Bob Margolin
Evening with Bob Margolin will reveal the inside stories of the career
of a Grammy-winning bluesman. He'll perform music from his lifelong
career, starting with his sideman adventures with Muddy Waters, all the
way through to his experiences on the recent Last Waltz tours with
legendary blues performers. Later in the evening, Bob will bring up
special guests Earl Cate, Terry Cagle and Liz Lottmann, for a true-blues
jam. The evening is hosted by The Ozark Blues Society of Northwest Arkansas.
Standing Room Only Tickets: $10 each
Please call 479-531-3659 for information about availability.
Tickets if still available will be for sale at the door for SRO at $10 each.
About Bob Margolin
A Boston native born in 1949, Bob Margolin was inspired by Chuck Berry and started playing guitar at age 15 in local clubs. He was hired by Muddy Waters in 1973.
band toured the world and jammed with many great blues and rock
musicians, “but the biggest thrill was playing Muddy’s Blues with him.” Muddy brought Margolin with him to special shows and recordings, when he sometimes didn’t use his whole band, to give him a familiar sound when working with other musicians. In 1975, they recorded Grammy Award-winning “Muddy Waters Woodstock Album”, Muddy’s last for Chess Records, which featured Paul Butterfield, and Levon Helm and Garth Hudson from The Band. In ‘76, Muddy brought Margolin with him to San Francisco to perform at The Band’s “Last Waltz” concert. Martin Scorsese filmed the concert for the classic film. “As it happened, only one camera was operating during our performance, zooming in or out, and since I was standing right next to Muddy, I was in every shot while he sang a powerful ‘Mannish Boy.'” Margolin also played on the four albums that Muddy recorded for Blue Sky Records, which were produced by Johnny Winter, and with Johnny on his Nothin’ But The Blues album. Three of those albums won Grammy Awards.
Margolin left Muddy’s band in 1980 and formed his own band. He released many albums from 1989 through 1993, and in 1996, his "Tribute to Muddy Waters" was nominated for a Grammy. Margolin appeared on the Kennedy Center Tribute to Muddy Waters in 1997, and the DVD of the event was released the next year. Bob has played on several Grammy-winning recordins, won numerous Blues Music Awards from the Blues Foundation, and is a Keeping The Blues Alive Award recipient for journalism. Bob was invited to play on the original "Last Waltz", and was a featured player on the recent "Last Waltz" tours.
"My Road" is Bob's latest recording, produced by Grammy-winning producer Michael Freeman.
He'll be playing many of his originals from that recording,
as well as many others he has played
throughout his long career.