13th Annual Baby Blues Showcase
Marquise Knox Friday, November 28, 2014 @ 8:00 PM St. Louis native Marquise Knox has made a name for himself as one of todays great young blues performers. He spent his early teenage years mentoring under the late great blues legend, N.E.A. Heritage Fellowship recipient and Grammy Award winner Henry James Townsend, and he has gone on to perform with some of Americas most notable blues performers including B.B. King, Pinetop Perkins and David Honeyboy Edwards. He has performed at dozens of festivals, and has toured Germany and played the Baden Blues Festival in Switzerland. He was honored by Living Blues Magazine with their Best Debut Award for Man Child, which was also nominated by the Blues Foundation for Best New Debut Release. STL Bluesweek also honored Knox with its Rising Star Award in 2012.
Sounds Like: Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, BB King, Albert King, Lightnin' Hopkins
Manager: BlueBridge network
Bio: Born in 1991 St. Louis Mo, Marquise hails from a musical family deeply entrenched in the Blues. He learned how to play guitar from his grandmother Lillie whose family were sharecroppers and whose great, great grandparents were slaves. He also played with his uncle Clifford, who was a major influe...See Full Bio
Marquise Knox has a show on 11/30/2014 at 06:00 PM @ BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups in St Louis, MO http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5ckzqf #concert
“In Marquise Knox, APO Records unearthed a blues talent blessed with the voice and licks (guitar/harmonica) of someone twice his age.”