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Heart's Ann Wilson to perform at star-studded B.B. King tribute concert in February

Heart's Ann Wilson to perform at star-studded B.B. King tribute concert in February

Courtesy of Blackbird PresentsHeart frontwoman Ann Wilson has joined the lineup of a star-studded two-night tribute to late blues legend B.B. King that will take place February 16-17 at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.

The concert event, dubbed The Thrill Is Gone: A Tribute to B.B. King, also will feature performances by  Steven Van Zandt, ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarists Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks, Buddy Guy, Steve Cropper, Southside Johnny, Los LobosDavid Hidalgo, Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Cray, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Susan Tedeschi, Bobby Rush, and Robert Randolph, among others.

Wilson will perform on the second night of the tribute only. Another new addition to the bill is Vance B. King, B.B.’s granddaughter, who’ll perform at both concerts.

As previously reported, the concerts are being co-produced by longtime B.B. King drummer Tony TC Coleman, who also will be playing both shows.

Two-day tickets and VIP packages for the concerts are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and the Capitol Theatre box office. Single-day tickets will go on sale Friday, January 31, at noon ET.

Part of the proceeds raised will benefit the Seva Foundation, a charity co-founded by Woodstock legend Wavy Gravy that focuses on the prevention and treatment of blindness and other visual impairments.

Visit BBKingTheThrillIsGone.com for more details.

Here are the complete lineups for each concert:

Sunday, February 16
Buddy Guy
Bob Margolin
David Hidalgo
Derek Trucks
Ivan Neville
Jimmie Vaughan
John Scofield
Robert Cray
Robert Randolph
Shemekia Copeland
Susan Tedeschi
Tony TC Coleman
Val B. King
Warren Haynes
William Bell

Monday, February 17
Ann Wilson
Anthony Hamilton
Bob Margolin
Bobby Rush
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
David Hidalgo
Ivan Neville
Jamey Johnson
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Little Steven
Robert Randolph
Shemekia Copeland
Southside Johnny
Steve Cropper
Tony TC Coleman
Val B. King

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