The Melting Point
295 E Dougherty Street
Athens, GA 30601
8:00 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013
Beverly “Guitar” Watkins is a state treasure. She is a national treasure. She is everything that is good about music and society, and she is returning to play our venue on June 28 with the Rick Fowler Band. Here’s how a notable critic described her: “Beverly Watkins is a pyrotechnic guitar maven whose searing, ballistic attacks on the guitar have become allegorical tales within the blues community.” Born in Atlanta, raised in commerce, she has since taken her talents worldwide. She found success early on despite facing the racial boundaries that defined her youth. Born in 1940, she has been working to master her craft of Blues guitar nearly from birth!