Muddy Water's Last Guitar Player! Living Blues Legend - 2X Grammy Nominated Musician!
2020 Blues Music Award Nominee “Traditional Blues Male Artist of the Year”
2016 – Traditional Blues Male Artist
2019 Blues Blast Award Winner – “Soul Blues Album” & “Male Blues Artist”
2019 – Nominated for Living Blues Award – “Most Outstanding Guitar”
Two-time Grammy nominated artist, Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Member and American blues legend John Primer was the bandleader and guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon and Magic Slim & The Teardrops.
Having played or recorded with a who's who of blues greats including Junior Wells, Gary Clark Jr., Derek Trucks, Johnny Winter, The Rolling Stones and Buddy Guy to name a few, John Primer's personal accolades, including a Lifetime Achievement Award, reflect his countless contributions to the history of Chicago blues. There are very few fans, critics or musicians who will deny the fact that John Primer is the real deal.
Tradition, style, mentor, leader, storyteller, veteran--all these words describe bluesman John Primer. Song after song, show after show, year after year, Primer delivers intense, soul-grabbing music straight from the heart. With his strong traditionalist blues phrasing, seasoned rhythm and blues vocals and lightning-fast slide guitar techniques, few artists can match him, and none have his vast, real deal, blues history.
The Real Deal Blues Band – Steve Bell – Harmonica; Lenny Media – Drummer; Danny O’Connor – Bassist; Ronnie Hicks - Keyboard