The Radio City Music Hall February 7 benefit "Salute to the Blues" concert keeps adding musicians with India.Arie, Billy Boy Arnold, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Ruth Brown, Solomon Burke, Natalie Cole, Honeyboy Edwards, John Fogerty, Warren Haynes, Levon Helm, Larry Johnson, Angelique Kidjo, Chris Thomas King, Alison Krauss, Lazy Lester, The Neville Brothers, Odetta, Angie Stone, Hubert Sumlin, James Blood Ulmer, Jimmie Vaughan and Kim Wilson the latest bookings.
They will be joining B.B. King, Aerosmith, Gregg Allman, Shemekia Copeland, Robert Cray, Chuck D, Mos Def, Macy Gray, Buddy Guy, David Johansen, Dr. John, B.B. King, Lyle Lovett, Keb' Mo', Aaron Neville, Bonnie Raitt, Vernon Reid, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Mavis Staples and many more, to honor the musicians and style that have inspired people around the world with great performances and historic on-stage collaborations.
The Radio City concert will be filmed for later distribution, directed by Antoine
Fuqua (Training Day) and executive produced by Martin Scorsese. The concert is being produced by Experience Music Project.
Net concert proceeds will benefit The Blues Music Foundation, a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the preservation of blues history, the celebration of blues excellence, support of blues education, and the provision of financial assistance to needy and worthy individuals who have made contributions to the blues.