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McCain Performance Series


The McCain box office is open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance.


In person
At the McCain box office in McCain Auditorium.


By phone 


By mail
Order form (pdf) 


Order online


McCain Auditorium is the only authorized outlet for purchasing tickets to events in the McCain Performance Series.

McCain Box Office

Open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance

McCain Performance Series
Kansas State University
207 McCain Auditorium
1501 Goldstein Circle
Manhattan, KS 66506-2111

Buddy Guy

Blues icon and member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5

Buddy Guy

Proclaimed by Eric Clapton as "by far without a doubt the best guitar player alive... He really changed the course of rock 'n' roll blues," the incomparable BUDDY GUY recently added the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors, America's highest cultural honor, to his long list of achievements.

BUDDY GUY is credited for bridging the gap between 1960s Chicago electric blues and modern-day rock and roll. A member of Muddy Waters' band in the golden age of Chess Records, Buddy Guy's solo career was a key influence for Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Buddy Guy is listed as one the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" by Rolling Stone.

He brings with him 14-year-old QUINN SULLIVAN, whose blistering guitar skills have already landed him appearances on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," "Ellen," "Oprah" and "The Today Show."

"Buddy Guy is the perfect combination of R&B and hardcore rock and roll." — Slash

"Heaven is lying at Buddy Guy's feet while listening to him play guitar." — Jimi Hendrix