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Live Concerts

B.B. King

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 8:00pm

The Thrill is Back in Worcester! For more than 60 years, Riley B. King - better known as B.B. KING - has defined the blues for a worldwide audience. Since he started recording in the 1940s, he has released over 50 albums, many of them classics, won 14 Grammy Awards, been inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Medal of the Arts, the Kennedy Center Honors, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the NARM (National Association of Recording Merchandisers) Chairman’s Award, among many other awards. In a special ceremony at the Library of Congress, Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington presented B.B. with a Living Legend medal in honor of his achievements as a musician and ambassador for the blues. After 10,000 concerts, B.B. King continues to bring his music to audiences around the globe spending the better part of each year on the road with his beloved guitar, Lucille.

He returns to The Hanover Theatre stage  in concert with David Foster and the Mohegan Sun All-Stars. Produced by Elite Entertainment.  For more information please visit

Ticket Prices: $47-$77; Discounts available. Please call the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.