MIKE FARRIS with THE BONES OF J.R.JONES
Mike Farris is a musical renaissance man. Hes toured as lead singer for the Southern Rock Band Screaming Cheetah Wheelies, and following the demise of blues & rock legend Stevie Ray Vaughn, as the lead singer for the incomparable blues band, Double Trouble. In his solo career he began to rediscover and reinterpret traditional black spiritual music by adding his own mix of vintage southern soul. For his efforts, Farris won the prestigious Americana Music Award for Best New & Emerging Artist, a Dove Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album of the Year and a 2015 Grammy® award for Best Roots Gospel Album.
Out of this diminutive, self-described southern boy comes an extraordinary soulful voice with a range, talent and emotions that make him seem possessed.
-Terry Stewart, President & CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
What has continued to define The Bones of J.R. Jones is the musicians hypnotic live show. He operates as a one-man band playing guitar, drums, and singing in unison, creating the feeling of a raucous blues band with more immediacy. Anytime I think about my live show I try to view it from one of my audience members perspective, conclude Jonathon Linaberry, the artist who performs as The Bones of J.R. Jones. I do a lot up there. I cover a lot of ground sonically. Im trying to give myself room to grow.
private home/public concert in woods at Serenbe
837 MIDDLETON WAY
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
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