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Thu, Jul 27, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sugaray Rayford + Blood Brothers with Lightnin’ Malcolm
UNDER THE CANOPY
@ The Hook AND LADDER THEATER
- Doors 6:00pm
- Music 7:00pm
Reserved Seats: $50
GA: $35 ADV / $40 DOS
- RAIN or SHINE
*Does not include fees
Thank you to our supporting partners:
Jack Daniels, Summit Brewing, Slane Irish Whiskey, KFAI – Fresh Air Community Radio, Mpls / St Paul Magazine, Nobool Presents, Arbeiter Brewing, Moon Palace Books, The Hub Bike Co-Op, The Hive Realty, Lake Street Council, & The MN State Arts Board
Roots, Rock, & Deep Blues & MN Blues Society Presents:
Sugaray Rayford + Blood Brothers
with Lightnin’ Malcolm
For the health and safety of all concerned – the audience, the performers, and our volunteers and staff – we’re moving Thursday night’s show with Sugaray Rayford + The Blood Brothers indoors into our air-conditioned main theater.
• Grammy-Nominated (2020 for “Best Contemporary Blues Album”)
• Blues Music Award Winner (2020 “B.B. King Entertainer of the Year” and “Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year”)
** UPDATE ** Mike Zito taking a break to be with his ailing wife Laura, who’s in hospice care. Acclaimed guitarist Gary Hoey is stepping in to take the additional guitarist slot alongside Albert Castiglia on the current “Blood Brothers Tour” as very special guest.
Gary Hoey is a world-renowned blues/rock guitarist and has released 22 albums with his latest, Neon Highway Blues, entering the Billboard Blues charts as #2. Hoey had toured and traded licks with Jeff Beck, Brian May, Joe Satriani, and Joe Bonamassa to name a few. Gary Hoey is listed as one of the Top 100 guitarists of all-time.
• Blues Music Award for “Blues Rock Album” (2022)
• Former lead guitarist in Chicago legend Junior Wells’ band
The Award-Winning* Under the Canopy series at The Hook & Ladder Theater returns with its uniquely seasonal urban footprint to the Longfellow neighborhood of South Minneapolis in 2023. *Voted Best in MN 2021 by StarTribune readers.
The Hook has committed to having a food truck Under the Canopy throughout the 2023 season for our guests.
Come hungry and enjoy dinner with the show!
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.