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Delbert McClinton

16th September 2017 - Saturday 20:00

Delbert McClintonn, Texas’ sensational blues rock artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Ogden Theater!

Delbert McClinton was born in Lubbock (Texas) in 1940 and is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist. He began his musical journey in the late 1950s with the Straitjackets; a bar band that was also the backing band for renowned blues artists Sonny Boy Williamson II, Howlin' Wolf, Lightnin' Hopkins, and Jimmy Reed. He went on to hone his craft for nearly two decades before he became a bona fide solo artist. His musical style can be best described as a blend of blues rock (a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock, characterized by bluesy improvisation, the twelve bar blues, extended boogie jams typically focused on the electric guitar player, and often a heavier, riff oriented sound), electric blues, roots rock (a subgenre of rock music that takes inspiration from various American musical traditions such as country, blues, and folk), Americana (contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including country, roots rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, resulting in a distinctive roots oriented sound), and country. He’s had a stellar career with 28 studio albums and he’s received many accolades including 2 Grammy Awards.

Don’t miss your chance to see this artist add a unique touch to Americana, blues rock, electric blues, roots rock, and country!