Susan Tedeschi Performed With Buddy Guy At Legends

Though Tedeschi Trucks Band wrapped up their Chicago residency on Saturday night, guitarist Susan Tedeschi wasn’t done yet.

The singer and guitarist stopped by Buddy Guy’s Legends to sit in on a portion of the blues legend’s set on Sunday night, surprising Guy and joining on guitar for a few songs.

Stage techs began setting up an additional amplifier and guitar while Guy was in the middle of a raging solo, using a drum stick during the track. By the solo’s finish, Tedeschi had already joined in, using Guy’s signature polka-dot Fender, and Guy was all smiles as she did.

“How many of y’all know what I found?,” Guy asked the audience. “Now some of ya’ll screaming don’t know what the fuck I found.” 

“I learned it all from him,” Tedeschi joked mid-solo. Guy then asked where her husband was, and told a short story about his role in breaking her up with her past boyfriend, only adding to the magical, laid-back atmosphere his Legends residency is known for.

The two rocked their way through John Hiatt’s “Feel Like Rain,” Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child” and Marvin Gaye’s “Ain’t That Peculiar.”

Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks had previously joined Buddy Guy on studio track “Too Many Tears” in 2008, and the guitarists have been known friends.

Watch the full Buddy Guy set below, with Tedeschi joining around the 1:17-hour mark. 

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