“Hornet’s Nest shows that there’s plenty of life left in the fiery bluesman yet, Walker not one to rest on his laurels when there’s music to be made. Hornet’s Nest is the guitarist’s strongest, diverse, and most entertaining album to date and, after a couple dozen acclaimed previous efforts, that’s no mere hyperbole.” read more
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Joe Louis Walker has been nominated in an unprecedented 4 categories in The Blues Foundation’s 2013 Blues Music Awards!
Award-winning blues guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Joe Louis Walker will appear on TBS’s CONAN on Monday, March 5. Walker, along with his band, will perform the song Ride All Night from his new Alligator Records debut CD, Hellfire. Billboard says Hellfire is “one of the strongest albums in Walker’s canon…gutbucket blues, joyous gospel, Rolling Stones-style rock crunch, and aching R&B… a […]