Artist of The Day: Gary Clark Jr.

posted by Shane German on 08/07/2019

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Wednesday, August 7th: GARY CLARK JR.

Gary Clark Jr. is an American musician from Austin, Texas. He is best known for his fusion of blues, rock and soul music with elements of hip hop. He released his first album, “Worry No More,” in 2001. In 2011 Clark made his label debut with the EP “The Bright Lights,” which was then followed by the albums “Blak and Blu” (2012) and “The Story of Sonny Boy Slim” (2015).

Throughout his career Clark has been a prolific live performer, having shared the stage with Eric Clapton, B.B. King and the Rolling Stones. In 2014, Clark was awarded a Grammy for Best Traditional R&B performance for the song "Please Come Home", while the year before he had been nominated for "Ain't Messin Round.”

His new album “This Land” was released in February.

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