CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
One blues legend replaces another as emcee of Nov. 20 House of Blues
show in Hancher
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- One blues legend has been replaced by another as
emcee of the House of Blues "Highway 61" show Nov. 20 in the
University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium. Veteran Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy,
who Eric Clapton has called "the greatest guitarist in the world,"
has taken over the role originally slated to be filled by Taj Mahal.
Tickets to the show are now on sale at the Hancher box office. Hancher
box office hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
and 1-3 p.m. Sunday. From the local calling area or outside Iowa, dial
(319) 335-1160. Long distance within Iowa and western Illinois is toll-free,
1-800-HANCHER. Fax to (319) 353-2284. Orders may be charged to VISA, MasterCard
or American Express. UI students may charge their purchases to their university
bills, and UI faculty and staff may select the option of payroll deduction.
People with special needs for access, seating and auxiliary services
should dial (319) 335-1158. This number will be answered by box office
personnel prepared to offer assistance with handicapped parking, wheelchair
access and seating, hearing augmentation and other services. The line is
equipped with TDD for people with hearing impairment who use that technology.