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Posted on: Thursday, January 18, 2001

B.B. King tickets on sale Saturday

By Wayne Harada
Advertiser Entertainment Editor

B.B. King, often dubbed the king of the blues, will return to Hawaii for a four-Island engagement in March. Tickets go on sale Saturday.

B.B. King will play on Kaua'i, O'ahu, Maui and the Big Island in March.

Associated Press library photo • Aug. 9, 2000

At 74, King and his guitar Lucille continue to travel extensively, logging about 200 concerts around the world annually. He arrives in Hawai
i on the heels of three 2001 Grammy nominations.

The playdates:

Kauai: March 8, 7:30 p.m., at the Kauai Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom in Lihue. Tickets: $40; limited $50 Golden Circle seats available; at Jack Wada Electronics, Foodland at Waipouili and Princeville, Marriott concierge desk. Call: (808) 245-5050.

Honolulu: March 9, 8 p.m., at the Blaisdell Arena. Tickets: $50, $40, $30; Blaisdell box office, all Ticket Plus outlets, including Tempo Music, House of Music Ala Moana, Food and Sack ’n Save, UH-Manoa Campus Center, MWR Kunia. Charge by phone: 526-4400 (Ticket Plus). Information: 591-2211 (Blaisdell).

Maui: March 10, 7 p.m., at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center amphitheater in Kahului. Tickets: $50, $40, $30; $55 for reserved table seating; MACC box office. Charge by phone: (808) 242-SHOW. Information: (808) 242-7469.

Big Island: March 11, 8 p.m., in the Hilton Waikoloa Hotel’s Grand Ballroom in Waikoloa. Tickets: $40 general admission table seating ($50 at the door), plus two-drink minimum; MJS Music in Hilo, Byrd’s in Waimea, Mele Kai Music in Kona, Tempo Music in Hilo and Kona, Sack ’n Save in Hilo, Kona and Puainako. Charge by phone: (808) 526-4400 (Ticket Plus).

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