Fans walked out during the 88-year-old blues legend's erratic gig
BB King was heckled at a gig in St Louis after playing an erratic show during which he only completed a handful of songs – watch footage of the performance above.
The 88 year-old blues legend took to the stage at the Peabody Opera House on Friday (April 4), but received catcalls from fans after he didn’t play a single song for 45 minutes.
As the St Louis Post-Dispatch report, the singer then played ‘Rock Me Baby’ before a rendition of ‘You Are My Sunshine’ that went on for 15 minutes as the singer chatted and waved to members of the audience, some of whom reportedly shouted “play some music!” while others walked out.
According to the newspaper, the show then stopped completely before he played ‘The Thrill Is Gone’ before completing just two more songs.
BB King’s agent had not responded to NME’s request for comment at time of publication.