B.B. King Tours: The Grammy Award-winner Rocks in IMAX Film, While Album goes Double Platinum

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Lieberman Management LLC

    NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Following two
 Grammy awards and a double platinum album with Eric Clapton, B.B. King
 continues on with his American Tour. Blues fans can also see the legendary
 blues guitarist in the new, all-star IMAX rock film, ALL ACCESS: Front Row.
 Backstage. LIVE!
     (Photo:  NewsCom:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010420/NYF023 )
     B.B. King won two Grammy awards in 2000:  Best Pop Collaboration (Is You
 Is, or Is You Ain't (MY Baby)" with Dr. John from King's album "Let the Good
 Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan," and Best Traditional Blues Recording
 for "Riding With the King" with Eric Clapton.
     King previously won seven Grammy's in the Best Traditional Blues Recording
 category: "Blues on the Bayou" (1999), "Blues Summit" (1993), "Live at the
 Apollo" (1991), Live at San Quentin" (1990), "My Guitar Sings the Blues," a
 track from "Six Silver Strings" (1985) and "Blues and Jazz" (1983).  King's
 other Grammy awards are Best Rock Instrumental Performance "SRV Shuffle" with
 Eric Clapton, Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Cray, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Dr. John,
 and Aaron Neville from "A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan" (1996); Best Ethnic
 or Traditional Recording "There Must Be a Better World Somewhere" (1981); and
 Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance, "The Thrill Is Gone" (1970).
     The new all-star IMAX rock film "ALL ACCESS: Front Row. Backstage. LIVE!"
 Premiered on April 6th in 35 cities.  For his segment, King is joined by
 Phish's Trey Anastio and The Roots, for a groove version of "Rock Me Baby."
 Others featured in the one-hour film are Sting with Cheb Mami; George Clinton
 & Parliament Funkadelic and Mary J. Blige; Kid Rock; Sheryl Crow; Macy Gray;
 Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas; Dave Matthews band and Al Green; and Moby.
     The B.B King & Eric Clapton album "Riding With the King," has gone double
 platinum in the United States.  Released June 11th, 2000, the album has sold
 an additional 2.3 million copies internationally, and has gone platinum in
 Canada, Japan, Italy, and Denmark.  This makes it B.B. King's biggest selling
 album in his long and illustrious career.
 
                              American Tour Dates
 
     4/23-4/24        B.B. King Blues Club         Memphis Tn.
     4/26             Sheraton                     New Orleans La.
     4/27             Fairgrounds Race Course      New Orleans La.
     4/28             Municipal Auditorium         New Orleans La.
     4/29             Casino Magic                 Bossier City La.
     5/4              Cityfestival                 Tuscalusa Ala.
     5/5              Isle of Capri Casino         Lula Ms.
     5/6              Civic Center                 Montgomery Ala.
     5/8              Generation Hall              New Orleans La.
     5/11             Riverstage                   San Angelo, Tx.
     5/12             Ft. Hood Army Base           Kileen, Tx.
     5/13             Civic Center                 Lake Charles, La.
     5/17-5/19        B.B. King's Blues Club       New York City
     6/1              Fletcher Park                Indianola, Ms.
     6/2              Thalia Mara Hall             Jackson, Ms.
     6/12             Clio Area Amphitheater       Clio, Mich.
     6/13             Interlochen Ctr. Arts        Kalamazoo, Mich.
     6/15             Morris Performing Arts Ctr.  South Bend, Ind.
     6/16             Embassy Theater              Ft. Wayne Ind.
 
     Floyd Lieberman, former president of Sidney A. Seidenberg Inc. has formed
 a new management company, Lieberman Management LLC.  Lieberman has been
 involved in all aspects of creative management of B.B. King for the past 35
 years.  In addition, Lieberman has experience handling personal and business
 management of celebrity entertainers, including Gladys Knight & The Pips, and
 Gene McDaniels.
     Lieberman has been involved in all aspects of B.B. King's most celebrated
 year including the recording and release of the B.B. King and Eric Clapton
 historic duet album "Riding With The King" that has sold double platinum in
 the United States and 4.2 million copies worldwide; the opening of the third
 B.B. King Blues Club and Grill located in Times Square in the heart of
 Manhattan; and King's international and domestic touring.
     Additionally, Tina France, former vice-president of talent at Sidney A.
 Seidenberg Inc. joins Lieberman Management LLC as vice-president with over
 25 years experience in all aspects of the entertainment realm.
 
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    NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Following two
 Grammy awards and a double platinum album with Eric Clapton, B.B. King
 continues on with his American Tour. Blues fans can also see the legendary
 blues guitarist in the new, all-star IMAX rock film, ALL ACCESS: Front Row.
 Backstage. LIVE!
     (Photo:  NewsCom:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010420/NYF023 )
     B.B. King won two Grammy awards in 2000:  Best Pop Collaboration (Is You
 Is, or Is You Ain't (MY Baby)" with Dr. John from King's album "Let the Good
 Times Roll: The Music of Louis Jordan," and Best Traditional Blues Recording
 for "Riding With the King" with Eric Clapton.
     King previously won seven Grammy's in the Best Traditional Blues Recording
 category: "Blues on the Bayou" (1999), "Blues Summit" (1993), "Live at the
 Apollo" (1991), Live at San Quentin" (1990), "My Guitar Sings the Blues," a
 track from "Six Silver Strings" (1985) and "Blues and Jazz" (1983).  King's
 other Grammy awards are Best Rock Instrumental Performance "SRV Shuffle" with
 Eric Clapton, Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Cray, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Dr. John,
 and Aaron Neville from "A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan" (1996); Best Ethnic
 or Traditional Recording "There Must Be a Better World Somewhere" (1981); and
 Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance, "The Thrill Is Gone" (1970).
     The new all-star IMAX rock film "ALL ACCESS: Front Row. Backstage. LIVE!"
 Premiered on April 6th in 35 cities.  For his segment, King is joined by
 Phish's Trey Anastio and The Roots, for a groove version of "Rock Me Baby."
 Others featured in the one-hour film are Sting with Cheb Mami; George Clinton
 & Parliament Funkadelic and Mary J. Blige; Kid Rock; Sheryl Crow; Macy Gray;
 Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas; Dave Matthews band and Al Green; and Moby.
     The B.B King & Eric Clapton album "Riding With the King," has gone double
 platinum in the United States.  Released June 11th, 2000, the album has sold
 an additional 2.3 million copies internationally, and has gone platinum in
 Canada, Japan, Italy, and Denmark.  This makes it B.B. King's biggest selling
 album in his long and illustrious career.
 
                              American Tour Dates
 
     4/23-4/24        B.B. King Blues Club         Memphis Tn.
     4/26             Sheraton                     New Orleans La.
     4/27             Fairgrounds Race Course      New Orleans La.
     4/28             Municipal Auditorium         New Orleans La.
     4/29             Casino Magic                 Bossier City La.
     5/4              Cityfestival                 Tuscalusa Ala.
     5/5              Isle of Capri Casino         Lula Ms.
     5/6              Civic Center                 Montgomery Ala.
     5/8              Generation Hall              New Orleans La.
     5/11             Riverstage                   San Angelo, Tx.
     5/12             Ft. Hood Army Base           Kileen, Tx.
     5/13             Civic Center                 Lake Charles, La.
     5/17-5/19        B.B. King's Blues Club       New York City
     6/1              Fletcher Park                Indianola, Ms.
     6/2              Thalia Mara Hall             Jackson, Ms.
     6/12             Clio Area Amphitheater       Clio, Mich.
     6/13             Interlochen Ctr. Arts        Kalamazoo, Mich.
     6/15             Morris Performing Arts Ctr.  South Bend, Ind.
     6/16             Embassy Theater              Ft. Wayne Ind.
 
     Floyd Lieberman, former president of Sidney A. Seidenberg Inc. has formed
 a new management company, Lieberman Management LLC.  Lieberman has been
 involved in all aspects of creative management of B.B. King for the past 35
 years.  In addition, Lieberman has experience handling personal and business
 management of celebrity entertainers, including Gladys Knight & The Pips, and
 Gene McDaniels.
     Lieberman has been involved in all aspects of B.B. King's most celebrated
 year including the recording and release of the B.B. King and Eric Clapton
 historic duet album "Riding With The King" that has sold double platinum in
 the United States and 4.2 million copies worldwide; the opening of the third
 B.B. King Blues Club and Grill located in Times Square in the heart of
 Manhattan; and King's international and domestic touring.
     Additionally, Tina France, former vice-president of talent at Sidney A.
 Seidenberg Inc. joins Lieberman Management LLC as vice-president with over
 25 years experience in all aspects of the entertainment realm.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X94125167
 
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