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Hammond plays the blues

Published November 10. 2012 4:00AM

Acoustic blues guitarist John Hammond performs at the Chester Meetinghouse, 4 Liberty St., as part of the Collomore Music Series's 39th season on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 5 p.m. A reception follows the concert.

Concert tickets are $21.For students from elementary through graduate school, a ticket is $5. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (860) 526-5162 or visit www.collomoreconcerts.org.

Hammond has worked with John Lee Hooker, Roosevelt Sykes, Duane Allman, Robbie Robertson, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Charlie Musselwhite, among many others. In 2011, Hammond was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame of the Blues Foundation in recognition of more than 40 years as a performer.

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