Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Slash, And More To Play Special B.B. King Tribute

first_imgDerek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi are masters of the blues, making them the perfect fit to pay tribute to the late, great B.B. King. The husband and wife duo will team up with Slash, Joe Bonamassa, Keb’ Mo’, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimmie Vaughan, and Joe Louis Walker on Thursday, September 1st to play King’s music at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills, CA.The show, which is being put on by The Grammy Foundation, will honor B.B. King’s life and his massive contribution to the Blues genre. King passed away in 2015 after a long and public battle with Diabetes.To buy tickets or find out more info about the event, click here.One of the last times the blues guitarists played together, Derek Trucks nearly moved B.B. King to tears, saying to Trucks that his playing was the “best [he’d] ever heard it.” Watch the touching interaction below:last_img read more

Juventus intensify chase for Baba Rahman

first_imgItalian league champions Juventus have increased the chase on highly-rated Ghana defender Baba Rahman.The club have sent sporting director Fabio Paratici to Germany with a mission to speak with Augsburg about the player.The 21-year-old has been one of the hottest topics in Germany this season as, once more, he has been key to their team’s great season.With 30 games under his belt this season – and he would have got more matches but for his two month stint with the Ghana team that placed second in the recent Afcon – Baba’s stock keeps rising.The latest report that Juventus, a team not lacking in firepower at left-back nor left-wing, comes at an interesting time because it may signal an intent to beef up toward next season. Baba’s international teammate, Kwadwo Asamoah, is just coming out of injury and at full power is deployed in a similar position as the German-based defender.But with Patrice Evra now well and truly in the twilight of his career, speculation says Massimiliano Allgeri may want fresher legs to slowly replace the 34 year old Champions League winner. Rahman’s valuation by his club, who got him for 2.5 million euros from Greuther Furth, currently stands at a minimum of 20 million euros.–last_img read more