Gary Clark Jr.
AEG Presents is excited to announce an electrifying evening of music featuring the incomparable GARY CLARK JR., with the legendary Mavis Staples as the opening act, at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. This much-anticipated event is set to take place on Monday, May 13, 2024.
Wow! What a long, strange trip it’s been. Here I am at the beginning of a beautiful New England fall, basking in the glowing memories of the best end-of-summer musical celebration Martha’s Vineyard has to offer: Beach Road Weekend Music Festival (BRW). The whole experience reminds me of how lucky we are to have these opportunities to witness such historical once-in-a-lifetime music in the making.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival stands as a radiant beacon of America's diverse musical scene. This multifaceted gathering represents an immersive journey across the musical map of America and beyond. Describing its innumerable treasures can prove daunting, as there is a veritable banquet of sound that is impossible to fully consume, let alone encapsulate in a single piece. But in attempting to relay the highlights of the 2023 festival's first weekend, one must reconcile with the abundance of excellence presented.
This year, after four years and 60 million dollars of renovation, the 2023 Beale Street Festival reopened in Tom Lee Park along the riverside in downtown Memphis Tennessee. At the height of Beale Street's popularity in 2017, the event saw 37,000 fans crowd the park. Attendance numbers this year were smaller and saner, with crowds of around 10,000 daily. This was in part a deliberate effort to keep the newly planted park-plants from being trampled into oblivion.
Steeped in the grand tradition of the American songbook, Gary Clark Jr. has emerged as a 21st-century rock ‘n’ roll messiah; a blues virtuoso who blends in reggae, punk, R&B, hip-hop, and soul, re-shaping the genre for our time. He’s been doing his thing since he was a kid in Texas, but made global waves in 2014 following his first GRAMMY Award®: Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Please Come Home” from his 2012 debut Blak And Blu.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell today announced the music lineup for the 2023 event, scheduled for April 28 – May 7. Jazz Fest is an annual celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana, alongside unforgettable performances by nationally and internationally renowned guest artists to create one of the world’s most diverse musical festival lineups. Almost half a million fans gather annually for the seven-day event that features virtually every style of
Fort Worth-based singer songwriter Abraham Alexander releases “Stay” featuring fellow Texan and multi Grammy Award-winning guitarist Gary Clark Jr. “Gary was one of my early heroes and it was just another instance of being in the right place at the right time when we connected. But beyond his musicality he's someone that I definitely look up to and I'm grateful for, and someone I want to emulate,” Alexander explains of the collaboration which is his first release for Dualtone Records.
The Sweetwater 420 Festival rolled on Friday, April 29th with another hot lineup and more delicious jams for day two. The weather cooperated perfectly, and the crowds were relatively calm for this session, though more intense than the day prior. Today's festivities were led by The String Cheese Incident, Gary Clark Jr., and Lotus.
Trombone Shorty has announced a list of very special guests for his Saturday, April 30 Treme Threauxdown headlining performance at The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans which includes: Joan Jett, Gary Clark Jr, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, David Shaw and James Andrews with more guests to be announced soon.
SweetWater 420 Fest Announce Four-Time Grammy Award-Winning Gary Clark Jr.; Snoop Dogg Cancels Performance
SweetWater 420 Fest is excited to announce the addition of Gary Clark Jr. to our 2022 lineup! Snoop Dogg is canceling his appearance. While we are disappointed in this decision, SweetWater 420 Fest is thrilled to host the four-time Grammy award-winning Gary Clark Jr. This will be Clark's first-ever 420 Fest appearance.