Sounds Like: Official Joe Cocker, Dr. John, Black Diamond Heavies, The Black Keys, Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie
Manager: MadMonk Entertainment 423-200-8230
Bio: From the depths of of the hollars of Appalachia, the musicians of Tn congregate in the dirty little river town known as Knoxville. In a town where you can throw a stick and hit 10 musicians on a friday night in the old city, it takes a lot to continue the craft there. Cornbred is a culmination, t...See Full Bio
: Just picked up a slot at my favorite beer bar in JC! Fri night opening slot @PeanutsMeccaLounge http://t.co/0NAQbyLaDL
““Because playing the Blues, to me, is like saying a prayer. It’s a salve for your soul. Me being able to play in front of people is me helping myself, taking all the hate and abuse of my previous life and turning it into something that I can heal myself with, and hopefully other people, too, by encouraging them to be free. And that speaks volumes about why Jon Worley cuts such a strange and—whether you love him or hate him—compelling figure when he gets on a stage, wailing on his harmonica or hunkered over his keys, chanting into a mic like some bastard hillbilly spawn of Edgar Winter or Leon Russell…"”
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Q: You are not Folk! Why would a Folk Festival hire you?
A: I think calling it a "folk" festival was a bit of a misnomer. I do however have a pretty heavy background in folk music. Other than singing in punk bands when I was in my teens, I started out on an acoustic singing Neil Young.
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