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Two Rock and Roll Stars, Buddy Guy and Brandy Zdan “Rock Out” at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Escondido CABuddy Guy makes his way to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7:30pm!

Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues. Buddy Guy has received 7 Grammy Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 34 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has ever received), and the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential National Medal of Arts. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him #23 in its “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.” Eric Clapton once described him as “the best guitar player alive.”

Opening this explosive show are the wonderful melodies of Brandy Zdan. Zdan, a native Canadian who resides in Nashville, and has garnered critical acclaim as one half of the gothic folk/roots group Twilight Hotel. Her solo work has seen her as a “one-woman tour de force” (LoneStarMusic) and she has been nominated for several Juno Awards (Canadian Grammys). Spin Magazine described her extremely popular single “More of a Man” as “fetching pop/rock melodies over production that’s almost new wave-reminiscent in its sparkling cleanliness.”

About California Center for the Arts, Escondido

With a mission of bringing people together to discover, create and celebrate the arts, California Center for the Arts, Escondido is the cultural center of North San Diego County.

The Center’s unique campus includes a 1,523-seat concert hall, a 404-seat theater, a contemporary art museum, art and dance studios, and a full-service conference center with meeting and banquet facilities. The Center also runs an extensive education program and produces free community events. San Diego Magazine named the Center the “Best Limited Engagement” in North County. The Center was named in the Top Five for U-T San Diego’s Readers Poll for “Best Live Music Venue” and the Top Five for “Best Place to Get Married.” In 2016, the Center was named “Organization of the Year” by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce.

The Center is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. The Ticket Office can be reached at (800) 988-4253. Tickets can also be purchased online. To learn more, including performance dates, times and ticket information, visit