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WAYNE BAKER BROOKS - BOTF AFTER PARTY!

WAYNE BAKER BROOKS - BOTF AFTER PARTY!

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WAYNE BAKER BROOKS - BLUES ON THE FOX AFTER PARTY at The Venue!

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The Venue is pleased to present WAYNE BAKER BROOKS, at the OFFICIAL Blues on The Fox After Party Saturday, June 18 at 10:30pm. Doors open 9:30pm.

General Admission - $20.

CURRENT COVID POLICY: MASKS OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Wayne Baker Brooks is considered one of todays top guitarists who's signature style combines powerful vocals with liquid fire guitar playing that honors his rich blues heritage yet effortlessly expands the boundaries of the genre.

Born and raised in Chicago, IL amongst the most prolific blues legends and blues masters in the world, Wayne Baker Brook's blues roots may run deeper and wider than the Great Lakes themselves. 

Chicago Blues laid the foundation to Wayne's innovative style. Growing up, Brooks was a regular visitor to such historic places as Chess Studios, Checkerboard Lounge, Wisefools, and many other blues landmarks at which he witnessed many live performances by blues masters like Buddy Guy, Jr. Wells, Luther Allison, KoKo Taylor, the great Muddy Waters, & his father. The youngest son of blues master Lonnie Brooks - Wayne Brooks was literally born into the blues! 

Leaving no way around the fate appointed him he soon joined his father's  (Lonnie Brooks)  band as his guitarist. And then in 1997 formed the Wayne Baker Brooks Band which while continuing to work with his father's band he appeared in the film Blues Brothers 2000.

With the release of his  acclaimed  debut CD "Mystery" "an album that brilliantly draws on blues, blues rock, soul, funk and beyond". "Mystery" received multiple awards and praise from the music world.

Along with releasing his new release he was soon touring the world and featured on national TV  programs (including CNN's "Showbiz"), as well as endless radio programs including performing for First Lady Hilary Rodham Clinton at Chess Studios (Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation) with legends Bo Diddley, KoKo Taylor, After Wayne and his special guests exhilarating set, Hillary stated, "My husband is going to be so jealous he missed this!".

WBB  has performed and or recorded alongside such notables as: Buddy Guy, Koko  Taylor, Bo Diddley, Corey Harris, The Black Crowes, Otis Rush, Jr. Wells,  Shemekia  Copeland, Johnny Lang, Susan  Tedeschi,  Keb  Mo, Jimmy  Vivino, Robert Randolph,  Taj  Mahal, Mick Fleetwood, Otis Clay, Bobby Rush, Elvin Bishop, Billy Branch and many more... 

Wayne Baker Brooks and this Band continue to play the world over with WBB's signature top shelf brand of guitar playing and a live show that should not be missed.

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