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Joe Louis Walker

Rank #6 US Oakland, CA Blues / Rock


Label: Alligator Records, Alligator Records

Bio: Joe Louis Walker was born in San Francisco on Christmas Day, 1949. He was raised and schooled in the famed and dangerous Fillmore District. His parents were both from the South and they brought their love of blues with them when they headed west. Walker’s dad played blues piano, and his mom playe... See Full Bio

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    Sep 21

    Denton, TX, US | 7:00pm
    Quaker Town Park
    Denton, TX, US
    Sun Sep 21 7:00pm
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    Oct 2

    Hamburg, NY, US | 7:30pm

    Hamburg, NY, US
    Thu Oct 02 7:30pm
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    Oct 3

    Cleveland, OH, US | 8:00pm

    Cleveland, OH, US
    Fri Oct 03 8:00pm
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    Oct 4

    Millheim, PA, US | 4:00pm

    Millheim, PA, US
    Sat Oct 04 4:00pm


    JOE LOUIS WALKER Award-winning blues master, Blues Hall Of Fame member and Alligator recording artist Joe Louis Walker will released his new album, Hornet's Nest in 2014. Walker is among the greatest bluesmen of his generation. He is known worldwide as one of the genre's top musical trailblazers a mesmerizing guitarist and soul-testifying vocalist. On his dynamic new CD, Walker's music is equal parts rock 'n' roll fire and blistering, passionate blues. Hornet's Nest was recorded in Nashville and produced by songwriter/ drummer Tom Hambridge (producer of James Cotton' Grammy-nominatedCotton Mouth Man, Buddy Guy's Grammy-winning CDs Skin Deep andLiving Proof, as well as albums for Susan Tedeschi, George Thorogood and Walker's previous CD, Hellfire). Hornet's Nest featuring 12 songs, including nine new originals blends Walker's boundless energy and his myriad influences into a contemporary blues tour-de-force. His always-inventive guitar playing is matched note-for-note by his fervent vocals. From menacing, hard rocking electric blues to cool Memphis funk to R&B rave-ups to Sunday morning gospel, Walker's blues-fierce and untamed, adventurous and fun continue to define the genre.

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    Oct 10

    New York, NY, US | 7:00pm
    B.B. King Blues Club and G...
    New York, NY, US
    Fri Oct 10 7:00pm
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