From Buddy Guy's influence sprung some of rock's most memorable musicians, notably blues-rock guitarists. Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and various members of the Rolling Stones are just a few. To see the 75-year-old Chicagoan is to see the roots of blues rock, from the 1960s onward.

From Buddy Guy's influence sprung some of rock's most memorable musicians, notably blues-rock guitarists. Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn and various members of the Rolling Stones are just a few. To see the 75-year-old Chicagoan is to see the roots of blues rock, from the 1960s onward.

Buddy Guy doesn't play strictly what's known as Chicago blues, the electric kind of music best heard in Grant Park while swaying hips and head in unison with thousands of other people. Sure, he'll probably take "Sweet Home Chicago" for a spin. But listen for him to venture beyond the blues and into rock and even a little jazz. He's doesn't follow genre boundaries, only nudges them wider.