Johnny Winter Remembrance Show Details Revealed

(hennemusic) A series of remembrance shows and an official memorial concert for the late Johnny Winter have been announced. The blues legend passed away on July 16 in his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland while on tour in Europe at the age of 70.

An official Johnny Winter Remembrance Show has been put together with the approval of his brother, Edgar Winter, and Johnny's family. The show features original members from Johnny's band, which include guitarist Paul Nelson, bassist Scott Spray, and drummer Tommy Curiale; the musicians are all toured with Winter and appear on his newly-released album, "Step Back."

Along with Jay Stollman on vocals, the show will also consist of special guests as well as a screening of Johnny's documentary, "Down & Dirty: The Johnny Winter Story."

Five dates in the Northeastern US will support the official memorial concert, set for October 10 at B.B. King's in New York City. More details here.

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