There are three blues artists cutting through the clutter right now: Christone “Kingfish” Ingram is the child prodigy turned phenom currently on tour and up for several Blues Music Awards in May. Gary Clark Jr. will become the next B.B. King if Sony, the publicists, and the public continue to crown him and he continues to make money for a major label. He was on the most recent CBS Sunday Morning. Then, there’s Dom Flemons. Appearing at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Friday night (January 17), this guy has made academic covers of traditional blues not often heard by the masses cool. Not an easy sell. But he’s getting all the right kind of recognition. A Grammy Award winner, two-time Emmy nominee, 2019 WAMMIE Award Winner. On February 28, Omnivore will issue his third solo release Prospect Hill bundled with his 215 EP plus 12 bonus tracks with new liner notes from Flemons and photography by Music Maker Relief Foundation founder Timothy Duffy.
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