Big Bill Morganfield Headlines 26th Annual Tuna Fish & Peanut Butter Concert
Big Bill Morganfield, son of legendary bluesman Muddy Waters, will headline this year’s Tuna Fish & Peanut Butter concert, benefiting the Food Bank for Larimer County and the Weld Food Bank.
Presented by KUNC, Associates in Family Medicine, and Home State Bank, the concert will take place Sunday, August 26th at 2:00 p.m. at the Hammond Amphitheater at North Lake in Loveland (29th Street & Taft Avenue).
Admission to the show is free, but a voluntary donation of $10 is suggested. A $10 donation provides 40 meals for families in Northern Colorado. Non-perishable food items will also be accepted.
We hope you'll join us for this afternoon of music and community support.
Big Bill Morganfield is the son of McKinley Morganfield, better known to all as Muddy Waters. Morganfield has emerged in the past decade as one of the top young blues talents in America. Big Bill has played all over the world in the past 11 years, bringing pure joy to those who have had the pleasure of seeing his live performance.
Many men try to fill their father's shoes when they join the family business. Few, however, must prove they are up to the task in front of an audience as large as the one that watched Big Bill Morganfield. Morganfield didn't take up the challenge until several years after his dad passed away in 1983.
Morganfield's debut album, Rising Son, was released in 1999 to popular and critical acclaim. Guitar Player expressed their belief that Morganfield's album would have brought a smile to his father's face. The following year, the W.C. Handy Awards dubbed Waters' son the Best New Blues Artist.