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Buddy Guy at 87 (and at Stern Grove)

Born July 30, 1936 and performing at the Stern Grove Festival on August 6.

In celebration of Buddy Guy's 87th birthday and his upcoming Stern Grove concert, host Devon Strolovitch First Time I Met the Blues: The Buddy Guy Story, a 2006 radio documentary about the life and music of the pre-eminent elder statesman of the blues, produced by Bay Area producer Ben Manilla and hosted by Dan Aykroyd. Sunday, July 30 at 4pm.

Devon Strolovitch studied medieval Judeo-Portuguese manuscripts and earned a PhD in Linguistics from Cornell University before coming to KALW. He is the Senior Producer of Philosophy Talk, and since 2007 has hosted Fog City Blues, the weekly digest of Blues in the Bay Area and beyond.