Venue Details

621 Star Starred
B.B. King Blues Club
Between 7th and 8th Avenues 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY 10036
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Food a Drinks Pricey. Love to hit Dallas BBQ before a Show at BB King
info Nov 10 2010 star this tip starred
I would eat prior to BB Kings as their food is average for above average prices. Drinks are okay.
info May 26 2011 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

6 ratings
4.8 average rating
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2 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 05 2009

B.B. King Blues Club continues to bring great music in an intimate setting. AWB are a funky delight.

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18 events
4 reviews
42 stars
attended Dec 05 2009

A great way to celebrate my birthday with good friends. AWB was phenominal. I'd love to see them again at B.B. Kings.

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3 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 27 2011

great music, but food and drinks a little pricey !

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Quotes & Highlights

Hear AWB at their website.


A bunch of white boys from Scotland playing deep house 70’s funk was and is anything but average. The bands self-titled debut topped the American pop charts with the instrumental "Pick Up the Pieces,” which was also later nominated for a Grammy.

“Person To Person”, “Cut the Cake”, “Schoolboy Crush”, “If I Ever Lose This Heaven”, “Cloudy”, “Queen of My Soul”, and “Let’s Go ’Round Again” became some of the band’s most well-known tunes from their mid-late ’70’s heyday.

In the ’90’s, AWB’s timeless grooves have been sampled by some of the biggest names in the hip-hop, rap, and acid jazz worlds, confirming without a doubt the strong impression the band has made on a new generation. Young bands such as Jamiroquai and Brand New Heavies cite AWB as a major influence.