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Joe Louis Walker
Phone (612) 332-1010
Price $25
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Performing Arts Blues

Joe Louis Walker

Friday, Mar 7 8:00p

In many ways, Walker’s story is unusual. Born in San Francisco on Christmas Day in 1949, he was part of the Bay Area blues scene in his early teens, and by the time he was 16 he had soaked up the sounds of the likes of T-Bone Walker, Amos Milburn, and boogie-woogie pioneers Meade Lux Lewis and Pete Johnson. As he grew up, he found himself onstage with such disparate tutors as John Lee Hooker, Thelonious Monk, the Soul Stirrers, Steve Miller and Jimi Hendrix. And by the time he was 19 he had built… Show more

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Without a doubt one of the most exciting and innovative artists gracing contemporary blues, guitarist Joe Louis Walker has glowed like a shining blue beacon over the last decade. His 1986 debut album for HighTone, Cold Is the Night, announced his arrival in stunning fashion; his subsequent output on HighTone and Verve has only served to further establish Walker as one of the leading younger bluesmen on the scene....
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Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 332-1010
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