Webster Groves welcomed Big George Brock and friends to the late night stage much to the delight of residents and patrons of Highway 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen.
At 79, George Brock has pushed through his fair share of musical advancements and setbacks. But through it all, singing and playing the blues still makes it all worthwhile.
Hailing from Clarksdale, Mississippi, Big George eventually made St. Louis his home in the 1950s. Brock began playing the blues as a teenager in the Delta, and eventually gained exposure to influential Southern musicians along the way.
Throughout his lifetime, Big George Brock has performed alongside fellow blues legends such as Howlin' Wolf, Willie Foster and Riley Coatie.
Upon his relocation to St. Louis, Brock gained ownership of a handful of local blues clubs that showcased his band Big George and the Houserockers.
His upcoming CD "Keep the Bedroom Door Locked" is scheduled to be released on May 15, 2011 at BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups.
Upcoming performances for Big George Brock:
- Big George will make an appearance at the Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi on Saturday, April 16.
- He will take the stage again on Sunday, April 17 at Cat Head Mini Blues Fest in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Upcoming shows at Highway 61 Roadhouse And Kitchen:
- Ragged Edge performs on Friday, April 8
- David’s Guitar Loft All-Stars take the stage on Saturday, April 9
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