New Show: C.W. Stoneking
April 16th, 2018

We’re delighted to announce that MJR Concerts will be welcoming C.W. Stoneking to Hare & Hounds on Monday 25th June.

Stoneking was born in Katherine to Californian hippie parents who had met at a music festival. His parents separated, and he was brought up by his father, a teacher in the Aboriginal community of Papunya. His interest in the blues was sparked while a student at Sydney’s Balmain High School. He stumbled across some of his father’s blues tapes. At this time one of his classmates was Alex Lloyd, also a blues fan, and they sometimes jammed together.

His influences include the blues legends Blind Willie McTellBig Bill BroonzyLeroy Carr, and Memphis Minnie. He now describes his style as “Hokum Blues”, a musical brew influenced by prewar blues, ragtime, vaudevillian novelty tunes, old hillbilly songs, jazz, and calypso.

Tickets are on sale now and can be picked up here.

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