Wheatsheaf Hotel

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A History of Early Blues

Explore the early blues songs of the Mississippi Delta with the highly acclaimed blues trio of slide guitar virtuoso Cal Williams Jr, Canadian harp wizard Lightnin’ Will Kallinderis and double-bass master Kory Horwood. After a sell-out 2018 Fringe season, the trio is ready to play!

★★★★★ “Expert musicianship!” Krystoff Raw

★★★★★ “Sensational!” RIU

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Cal Williams Jr

Multi-award winning Blues singer/songwriter, Cal Williams Jr, combines the gentle fingerpicking of British Folk with the raw intensity of Delta Slide Blues to create a sound that is both intricate and powerful. Blues Blast Magazine, USA, said “Cal Williams Jr’s guitar work is impeccable under his gorgeous voice. A marvellous quilt of tones and textures from this masterful player” and Rhythms magazine said that “Cal’s gentle high tenor voice, delicate fingerpicking and snaky bottleneck fretwork evoke the sound of Mississippi John Hurt in his exceptional guitar playing”. Cal was recently awarded the ARBA Best Blues Soloist Award and was voted in the Top 3 Best Blues Guitarists for the Derringers Music Awards.