Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson

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Showings

Eppes Auditorium Fri, Sep 24 7:30 PM

Description

Join us for a night of true Delta blues with blues legend LUTHER "GUITAR JUNIOR' JOHNSON & The Magic Rockers.


Born and raised in the heart of Mississippi blues country, Luther traveled north to Chicago at an early age, He was already a seasoned bluesman by the time he joined the Muddy Waters Band in 1972. Luther played with Muddy for almost a decade before relocating to Boston and resuming his solo career in 1980. Luther 'Guitar Junior' Johnson has won both a Grammy and W.C. Handy Award and played a part in the original Blues Brothers movie. Luther remained productive throughout the  80's and 90's with several releases on the Telarc and Bullseye Blues labels. After a hiatus from recording, but never from performing  Luther has re-emerged in a big way in 2020. With a brand new acoustic album, and a live album scheduled, Luther Johnson remains a vital force in the blues today.