On Tuesday March 6, 2012, The Apollo Theater will host an All-Star musical tribute to the man know as the King of the Delta Blues Singers, Robert Johnson. This special evening is a fundraiser to assist with the building of the Blues Hall of Fame by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee.
The tribute to Robert Johnson is in celebration of his 100th birthday. The current line-up for the concert, with more to be announced includes, The Roots, Shemika Copeland, Bettye LaVette, Taj Mahal, Keb Mo, Sam Moore and Todd Rundgren.
Robert Johnson was born in Mississippi where he learned to sing and play the blues. His music has influenced rock stars of the greatest magnitude – the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers and more.
VIP packages: $300, $1500
Regular Tickets: $45, $60, $75, $90, $125
In person at the Apollo Theater Box Office
By phone call Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000
Online at Ticketmaster.com
Presented by The Blues Foundation
Robert Johnson at 100
Featuring The Roots, Shemika Copeland, Bettye LaVette,
Taj Mahal, Keb Mo, Sam Moore, Todd Rundgren
A Blues Hall of Fame Benefit
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 8 p.m.
253 West 125th St.
New York, NY, 10027