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Blues musician invites lucky fan on stage for show-stopping performance

October 15th, 2020

Some people are just naturals when it comes to live shows.

It’s always incredible to see famous musicians invite excited fans on stage to perform with them, especially when they’re as talented as the young man in this video. Superstar blues musicians, Gary Clark Jr., brings down the house with one lucky fan from the audience who is no slouch on the electric guitar.

What an awesome performance!

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This fan from the crowd tears up the stage after Gary Clark Jr., invites him to play in front of the sold-out crowd at The Met Philadelphia.

The Met Philadelphia is a gorgeous music venue, that has been hosting world-renowned artists, comedians, and plays since it was built stately in 1908. back in 2019, Gary Clark Jr. became the latest performer to rock the stage at The Met, but he wasn’t alone.

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It was 18th Jeff’s birthday, so he and his friends went to the two and a half hour concert to watch Gary Clark Jr. light his guitar on fire.

You see, Jeff is a musician himself, but I bet he never imagined this would happen!

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You can see the excitement fill Jeff’s body after Gary Clark Jr. asks him on stage to see what he’s got.

The crowd cheers on the young musician, who has surely never seen a crowd quite like this one. As Jeff gets ready to play, Gary Clark Jr. grabs a fan’s sign and cracks the crowd up.

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Jeff’s friends begin chanting his name before him and Gary Clark Jr. start ripping it up their guitars.

Jeff surprises everyone, proving that he’s a top-notch guitar player at only 18 years old. Gary Clark Jr. lets the young musician take the spotlight for a bit before stepping to the mic and giving the fans what they came to see.

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His raspy but sensual voice takes over, putting everyone watching into a blues-trance while Jeff blends right in with the band.

With skills like these, I’m surprised Jeff isn’t playing packed arenas himself!

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Nearly 5:25 into the video, Jeff plays a sensational guitar solo that has the crowd going wild.

When Jeff goes off on an intense guitar solo, everyone including Gary Clark Jr. is blown away. At one point, the famous musician throws his head back and laughs as if to say “this kid’s good.”

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Once the talented fan is done with the spine-tingling solo, Gary Clark Jr. comes back in with his brilliant voice that has people instantly captivated.

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The last three minutes of the performance are filled with energetic guitar riffs and gorgeous vocals.

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At one point, Jeff and Gary Clark Jr. stand toe-to-toe while they both go off on their instruments.

After the eight-minute performance is over, the audience goes nuts for both Gary Clark Jr., and his fan sidekick.

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It wasn’t just the people watching this life that loved this performance—music lovers on the internet couldn’t get enough of the dynamic duo!

The video of Gary Clark Jr. bringing Jeff onto the stage has been viewed over 4.2 million times, with 29,000 people liking it.

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Thousands of people also left comments on YouTube, most of them stunned by Jeff’s insane skills.

It’s easy to see why so many people were into this performance—they rocked it out from start to finish!

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To see this outstanding performance at The Met Philadelphia, just watch the video below!

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Sources: YouTube/Mark Kim, The Key, Facebook/GaryClarkJr

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