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Greek Theatre
2700 North Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-665-5857
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20 events
6 reviews
1 stars
The weather was 51 and cool. I wore Sweater, jacket and wrapped in blanket. Sat in Terrace section, so seemed colder..
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20 events
6 reviews
1 stars
Only parked at site once. It is expensive and takes so long to get in and out. After that we park off site, and use shuttle. It is $7/vehicle no matter how many passengers. About 1 1/2 block walk from shuttle to Greek Theatre, then back to shuttle after. While there is a potential to wait a short time coming and going, it also gets you in the mood riding there with other concert goers.
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George Thorogood and the Destroyers, with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Charlie Musselwhite
45 ratings
4.6 average rating
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85 events
42 reviews
34 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

totally awesome! IF you like great blues that rock your socks off, that is.

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Yoli Jutson Red Velvet
57 events
27 reviews
26 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Kenny Wayne Shepherd totally rocked, we also enjoyed Charlie Musselwhite very much but George Thorogood and the Destroyers were not good at all, they are just a two hit wonder.

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121 events
26 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

I knew what to expect with George Thorogood and he didn't disappoint, but Kenny Wayne Shepherd blew me away!

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Check out George Thorogood and the Destroyers;Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Charlie Musselwhite at their websites.

Description

Legendary blues-rock band, George Thorogood and the Destroyers will perform during The Greek Theatre’s 80th Anniversary season with special guests Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Charlie Musselwhite.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers released their self-titled debut album in 1977 and quickly established themselves as radio favorites and as a touring machine.  Described as “the world’s greatest bar band,” the group has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide and has had tremendous success with Thorogood’s original compositions like “You Talk Too Much,” “I Drink Alone” and of course “Bad To The Bone;” he’s also had hits with covers of iconic blues-rock songs like “Who Do You Love” (Bo Diddley), “Move It On Over” (Hank Williams) and “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” (John Lee Hooker).  Thorogood’s Gold-certified Greatest Hits: 30 Years Of Rock was Billboard’s #1 Blues Album for 2004 and 2005, and the band’s 2006 album, The Hard Stuff, reached #2.  2009’s The Dirty Dozen debuted at #1 on the Blues chart, fueled by the album’s #1 single, “Tail Dragger.”

On their 17th studio album, 2120 South Michigan Avenue, to be released July 12 by Capitol/EMI, Thorogood and the Destroyers pay tribute to their Chess Records heroes, including many of Thorogood’s legendary mentors who helped to launch his career in rock & roll.  Named for the address of Chess Records’ Chicago headquarters, _2120 _features Thorogood’s raw, rocking turn on classics by a who’s-who of the blues, including Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Guy, and other Chess greats, plus new original songs written by Thorogood, the album’s producer Tom Hambridge, and Richard Fleming.  The album’s guests include 2010 GRAMMY Award winners Buddy Guy and Charlie Musselwhite.