Bluesman John Hammond coming to Ponte Vedra

Blues guitarist John Hammond will perform Feb. 20, 2015 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale June 13.

Blues guitarist John Hammond will perform Feb. 20, 2015 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Tickets go on sale June 13.

From the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL — Bluesman John Hammond will perform Feb. 20, 2015 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, in Ponte Vedra Beach. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, June 13.

Multi-award winning Bluesman John Hammond remains one of the world’s premier acoustic blues artists. A Blues Hall Of Fame inductee with more than 33 albums to date, Hammond is one of a handful of artists who can say they have been steadily working and recording for 50 plus years.

One of the most awarded musicians around, Hammond won a Grammy for his performance on Blues Explosion in 1985 and has a total of eight Grammy  nominations, most recently for Album of the Year for his 2010 release “Rough & Tough.”

In 2011, he won the Blues Music Award for Acoustic Artist Of The Year, giving him a total of eight Blues Music Awards and another 10 nominations.

Hammond has recorded or performed with Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Duane Allman. JJ Cale, Tom Waits, Dr. John and many more. In June 2008, he performed his 4,000th date as a Rosebud artist and continues to tour worldwide on an annual basis.

Tickets for this seated show will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 13. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and St. Augustine Amphitheatre box offices, findmytix.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets. Go to pvconcerthall.com for more details.

IF YOU GO

  • SHOW: John Hammond
  • DATE: Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
  • TIME: Doors 7:00pm / Show 8:00pm
  • TICKET PRICE: $30 for first four rows; $27 for all remaining rows
  • ONLINE:  pvconcerthall.com

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