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JOE LOUIS WALKER PARTICIPATES IN MONK INSTITUTE’S DAY OF JAZZ IN OSAKA, JAPAN, APRIL 30th

BLUES HALL OF FAMER
Joe Louis Walker will take part in the Thelonious Monk Institute Of Jazz’s International Jazz Day in Osaka, Japan on April 30, 2014. He will be hitting the stage with fellow blues artist Chris Thomas King. Many other artists will also perform, including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and John Scofield.

According to the Monk […]

About.com gives Hornet’s Nest 5 stars

With the vast majority of musicians, by the time they get a couple of decades under their belt and two dozen albums into a career – if they’re talented, driven, and lucky enough to get that far – the artist begins to run out of gas, creatively, struggling to find their muse. As for […]

Listen to a Pre-Release of JLW’s Hornet’s Nest CD

BLUES MASTER JLW TO RELEASE HORNET’S NEST FEBRUARY 25, 2014

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    BLUES MASTER JLW TO RELEASE HORNET’S NEST FEBRUARY 25, 2014

“Powerful, soul-stirring, fierce and gritty. A legendary boundary-pushing icon of modern blues.” –NPR Music

“Fine and fierce…gritty gutbucket blues, joyous Stones-style rock and aching R&B.” –Billboard

 “Commanding and wide-ranging blues-rock…sheer passion and defiant authenticity.”” –Living Blues

Award-winning blues master, Blues Hall Of Fame member and Alligator recording […]

A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL: THE 1989 INAUGURAL CONCERT

Premieres March 2014 on PBS (check local listings)

– World Television Premiere of Dazzling 1989 Concert Featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan,

Sam Moore, Bo Diddley, Ronnie Wood, Joe Louis Walker, Percy Sledge, Delbert McClinton, Dr. John,  and More –

This March, PBS viewers will be treated to the world television premiere of a never-before-seen historic concert featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan […]

JLW To Be Inducted In Blues Hall of Fame!

The Blues Foundation announces the 2013 inductees for the Blues Hall of Fame, including contemporary, progressive bluesman Joe Louis Walker, soul blues singer Otis Clay, blues guitarists’ guitarist Earl Hooker, pianist Little Brother Montgomery, The Blue Yodeler Jimmie Rodgers, and early Chicago guitarist Jody Williams.

The induction ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 8, at […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO JLW ON 4 BMA NOMINATIONS!!!

Joe Louis Walker has been nominated in an unprecedented 4 categories in The Blues Foundation’s 2013 Blues Music Awards!

Online voting is underway for members and ends March 1, 2013. Click here to vote for Joe! If you are not a member, it is a great way to support the Blues, so please join The Blues Foundation and […]

Joe Louis Walker “Nashville” Commercial for Shaw Canada

Joe Louis Walker “Nashville” Commercial for Shaw Canada

Passing The Torch… Eternal Flame Award

2010 Living Blues Award Winner!

Joe Louis Walker was just named the winner of the 2010 Living Blues Awards – Critics’ Poll as “Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar).” The winners are all announced in the new Aug/Sept issue of Living Blues, which is hot off the press!

The 2010 Living Blues Awards winners have been announced in the special 40th Anniversary issue […]