James Cotton Rocks the Blues in Austin

Written by on April 21, 2011 in April 21, 2011, Live Reviews - Comments Off on James Cotton Rocks the Blues in Austin

Grammy Award winner James “Superharp” Cotton graced the stage of Austin City Limits Live on March 25.  The incomparable blues legend, who discovered his love for the harmonica at a very early age, is celebrating his 67th year in the entertainment business.

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Cotton, who has performed with greats like Muddy Waters and Janis Joplin, has released over 20 albums during his career.  Today he performs with his band, The James Cotton Blues Band, whose members include Darrell Nulisch, vocals; Tom Holland, guitar and vocals; Mike Williams, guitar; Noel Neal, bass; and Jerry Porter, drums.  Shemekia Copeland opened for Cotton and later joined him on stage.

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Austin, Texas