SHOW 23: OCT 23-29, 2015
Rockin’ Johnny is a renowned bluesman who has established himself as a major player on the scene since arriving in Chicago for college during the early 90’s. Johnny performed nightly in Chicago’s ghetto blues clubs with Eddie Jewtown Burkes and the infamous blues singer, The Tail Dragger before recording his own material on Delmark records. The Rockin’ Johnny Band would later be recognized as Chicago’s leading house band for gigs and session work contributing to dozens of CD’s including Billy Boy Arnold, Jimmie Lee Robinson, Big Wheeler, Little Arthur Duncan, Tail Dragger, Jimmy Burns, Willie Buck, Paul De Lay and many more. Johnny has released six CD’s and toured nationally with the great Sam Lay and the late Pinetop Perkins.