Bluesman Toby Walker
September 18, 2023
The Brooks Blues Bar is moving on from Parsons Green after 13 years but not before American blues guitarist Toby Walker plays.
The New Jersey-based bluesman will be at Parsons Green Sports & Social Club on Saturday 23 September. Doors at 7pm with the concert beginning at 8pm. Tickets £12 can be purchased online or on the door.
Blending the styles of blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass, old-time jazz and rock, Walker has developed his own style on acoustic guitar. He’s received numerous awards and the Long Island-born musician has also been inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame.
The Parsons Green Sports and Social Club
Known for including some amusing songs and stories along the way, the fingerstyle guitar virtuoso and songwriter is known for keeping crowds guessing.
“Not only can Toby play all styles of the blues, but he's a remarkable storyteller as well,” said John Sheridan of The Sunday Times newspaper.
It could be an Irish fiddle tune medley (on guitar), a couple of rousing singalongs or even a traditional bluegrass tune.
For more details or tickets, visit the We Got Tickets website.
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