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Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 09:27 pm

Grand guitarist

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Guitar great Eric Johnson takes the stage at Sangamon Auditorium, UIS for one night Saturday, March 2. Johnson has a Grammy Award and five nominations, one platinum album, a slew of Top 10 hits such as “Cliffs Of Dover” and praise from critics. Included in Eric Johnson’s accolades is a place in Guitar Player’ Gallery of Greats and being named one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th century by Musician magazine. He is also considered a gifted songwriter, singer, pianist and more. Johnson’s new album titled Up Close is a mix of rock, blues, pop, country and jazz that includes the guest work of fellow musicians Jimmie Vaughan, Sonny Landreth, Steve Miller, Jonny Lang and Malford Milligan.

Eric Johnson
Saturday, March 2, 8pm
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS
206-6160
$50-$40

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