Vintage Church - Sanctuary
7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
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Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin is a Blues guitar player and singer, carrying on the deep Chicago Blues style and creating his original music today. His shows are known for deep Blues, a wide variety of Blues-based styles, and a friendly good time for his audiences.
Born in Boston in 1949, Bob Margolin started out playing guitar in local Rock and Blues bands. From 1973-1980, Bob played guitar in the band of Chicago Blues legend Muddy Waters, touring worldwide and recording, and learning to play Muddy’s powerful music directly from him. He appears beside Muddy with The Band in the 1978 legendary music film The Last Waltz.
In 1980, Bob started touring with his own band and doing special shows and guest appearances with many well-known artists from the Rock and Blues worlds. He has released 11 of his own albums as well as produced and performed on albums for countless Blues artists. Bob has also produced re-issues of Muddy Waters’ late-‘70s Blue Sky albums for Sony/Legacy as well as 2008’s Breakin’ It Up, Breakin’ It Down, from previously-unreleased tapes of Muddy’s 1977 shows with Johnny Winter and James Cotton. Bob has played on several Grammy-winning recordings, won numerous W.C. Handy/Blues Music Awards for his playing and producing, and is a Keeping The Blues Alive Award recipient for Journalism. Bob tours constantly, all over the world, wherever his road takes him.