Keb’ Mo’ brings the Delta blues
Ryan Summerlin February 20, 2014
BEAVER CREEK — Bringing a distinctive sound from multiple eras and genres, including pop, rock, folk and jazz, Keb’ Mo’ returns to the Vilar Center Performing Arts Center for an evening of acoustic on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Keb’ Mo’s music has been called a living link to the seminal Delta blues, and he has performed more times at the VPAC than any other artist.
The artist has consistently garnered acclaim throughout his career, with three of his records winning the Grammy award for Best Contemporary Blues Album. He co-wrote “I Hope” with the Dixie Chicks, which received a Grammy nomination for Country Song of the Year. His songs have been covered by artists including BB King, Natalie Cole and more, and he has appeared on recordings by Willie Nelson, Ray Charles and Jackson Browne. Additionally, his music has made appearances in film and television, most notably in Martin Scorsese’s “Feel Like Going Home,” concert documentary “Lightning in a Bottle” and TNT’s hit series “Memphis Beat.”