McKinley James

Mar 14, 2024

8:30pm – 9:10pm CT

Mohawk Indoor

The first thing you notice about McKinley James is his serious mix of Motown soul and blues-based guitar playing. It doesn’t sound like the type of “blues” you get from traditional purveyors of the genre, but instead from a guitarist who understands chord theory so well you could swear you’re hearing a four piece band sometimes. While guitar stores reverberate with licks from ham-fisted modern bluesmen when they don’t know shuffle from shinola, McKinley would walk into that guitar store and summon the spirits of his own idols, nearly forgotten pioneers like Otis Rush and Little Milton. Newest singles “This Is The Last Time” and “I’ll Be Loving You” are examples of just that..

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Nashville, TN, United States
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