SHOW 16 SEP 04-09, 2015
Cedric Burnside is a critically acclaimed blues drummer, singer-songwriter from North Mississippi who has been working professionally since the age of 13. He literally grew-up in the juke-joints living across the street from Juniors Place, a world famous juke joint operated by blues legend, Junior Kimbrough. Cedric is the son of blues drummer Calvin Jackson and the grandson of blues legend, RL Burnside. He was the primary drummer for RL during the height of RL’s career; touring internationally, opening for the Beastie Boys and appearing on many recordings including the Grammy nominated album Burnside on Burnside. After the passing of his famous grandfather in 2005, Cedric has been successful with continuing the Burnside legacy with 3 solo albums and 4 collaborations. He has been awarded 4 Blues Music Awards for best drummer.