Blues legend B.B. King to perform at Blaisdell Arena

Jamie Winpenny

Tom Moffatt Productions has just announced that American blues music icon B.B. King will perform live at the Blaisdell Arena on Wednesday, April 27. King has been a larger than life figure in the blues world for well over 50 years. He has released more than 50 albums.

B.B. King has received countless awards an honors throughout his career, including induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, and a Life Time Achievement Grammy Award. He has received honorary degrees from a half-dozen well-respected colleges and universities. Some of his most famous songs are “The Thrill Is Gone” and “Every Day I Have the Blues.”

Still continuing to play an average of 250 concerts per year, King has shown no sign of slowing down.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 22 at the Blaisdell Ticket Office and Ticketmaster outlets. Ticket prices are $50-$65. Charge by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at