WILLIE GREEN, THE REAL DEAL DELTA BLUES
Friday, October 18, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM (EDT)
Willie performs his roots delta blues only in the special way Willie can.
Willie Green, Delta style bluesman: Born in Montgomery, Alabama in the early 1930s, worked many years with a rural share crop family. learned the blues early on in his teens when he would hithhike or hop a freight train to town to hear the old blues masters in the juke joints. He is self taught on both harmonica and guitar. Has opened shows for John Hammond, Jr (who calls him "the real deal"), Tommy Castro, Charlie Musselwhite, Maria Maldaur, John Lee Hooker, Jr, James Cotten, Eddie Kirkland, Joey Gillmore, JJ Grey (MOFRO) and many others including an outdoor opener at Veterans Coloseum for Eric Clapton. He now resides in Ocala.