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Buddy Guy to appear at World Premiere of THE TORCH

BUDDY GUY, QUINN SULLIVAN TO APPEAR AT WORLD PREMIERE OF "THE TORCH" Red Carpet interviews available with filmmakers and subjects Program includes reading of Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Buddy Guy Day Proclamation, read by DCASE Commissioner Mark Kelly


WHEN: Sunday, October 23, 2019

      5:15 PM - Media Check-In

      5:30 PM - Red Carpet arrivals

    6:00 PM - Program begins WHERE:  AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. WHO:  Film subjects Buddy Guy, Quinn Sullivan, director Jim Farrell, producer Amy Briamonte, DCASE Commissioner Mark Kelly


At 83, Chicago legend Buddy Guy remains the standard bearer for the blues, an icon determined to see the art form live on long after he’s gone. Enter guitar phenom Quinn Sullivan, who has been mentored by Guy since he was a kid. This stirring documentary, amplified by electrifying musical performances, charts the guidance Guy himself received from the likes of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf while observing the Grammy®-winner passing his wisdom to the next generation. 107 min.

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