Jimmie Vaughan + The Tilt-A-Whirl BandBabeville
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
June 27, 2023
Starting: 7:00 PMVisit Website
In true Texas fashion, four-time Grammy-winner Jimmie Vaughan has helped breathe new life into the music that has been his lifeline all these decades, becoming a hero to those who cherish America’s gift to musical history.
“When I talk about country and blues, they’re the same thing,” Vaughan says. “Muddy Waters and Hank Williams, Webb Pierce and Jimmy Reed. When I was a kid, I didn’t understand the difference. Everybody was always asking me, ‘Why do you want to play blues? Why don’t you play country?’ But I would listen to the country guys and they would be doing a Jimmy Reed song, playing the same lick. And Ray Charles, Little Milton, Guitar Junior, Lonnie Brooks, B.B. King&they all did country songs. Is Bob Wills country blues or jazz? And the answer is, it’s American music. I’m tired of trying to pigeonhole everything. I want to bring it together; it comes from the same place.”