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Walter Trout image courtesy of Kleinhans Music Hall
Walter Trout image courtesy of Kleinhans Music Hall

Contemporary blues master Walter Trout to play Kleinhans Music Hall


Mon, Jul 18th 2022 01:00 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall welcomes Walter Trout to the Mary Seaton Room at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, with opening act: the Girls of Grosh. Presale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 19. The general public can purchase tickets starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday. More information and tickets can be found here.

A press release stated, “Walter Trout has been nothing short of prolific over the course of his seven decades on this earth. He’s set to release his 29th solo album over a career that has spanned the globe, and delivered notoriety as one of the great purveyors of the blues and blues rock. Trout’s history is equal parts thriller, romance, suspense and horror. There are musical fireworks, critical acclaim and fists-aloft triumph, offset by wilderness years, brushes with the jaws of narcotic oblivion, and the survival of an organ transplant few come back from.

“From 1973, when he left his New Jersey home headed to Los Angeles, he has followed a road that afforded him an opportunity to just play, sharing the stage as a sideman with Jesse Ed Davis, Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, Lowell Fulson, Joe Tex and, of course, the great John Mayall (following a three-year tenure in Canned Heat).

“When Trout walked away from the Bluesbreakers, he embarked on a solo career that has yielded a catalogue that has established a deep legacy in the world of blues, Americana, and the realm of revered singer-songwriters. While many would slow down as they approach their 70th birthday, Trout continues to deliver inspired recordings, performances, and a voice that articulates relevant ideology and insights in to the world that inspires his deep perspective. There’s no autopilot emanating from Walter Trout, but a true a sense of growing momentum, elements of surprise, and repertoire that continues to be more compelling with each new creation.”

For more information, visit kleinhansbuffalo.org or call 716-885-5000.

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