Cedric Burnside

Colston Hall Presents at The Louisiana

Bluesman Cedric Burnside heads to the Louisiana armed with tracks from his latest album Benton Country Relic. Burnside grew up around the blues, thanks to his grandfather, the late singer/songwriter/guitarist “Big Daddy” R.L. Burnside, and his father, drummer Calvin Jackson. The follow up to 2015’s Grammy-nominated Descendants of Hill Country, Benton Coutry Relic is “spare, spacious and gritty” (Billboard), a soul-baring record that traverses Burnside’s poverty stricken upbringing through to the grief of losing his parents, uncle and brother in close succession. As Cedric comments: “Blues is about gettin’ through hard times and honestly it comes from African Americans wantin’ to tell their story. This is mine.”

“Simple but stunningly effective, there’s a haunting quality to Cedric’s delivery which lingers long after the final note has slide into silence.”

Plus support from Husky Tones

Age: 16+ (Under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)

This is a standing Colston Hall Presents show at The Louisiana, Wapping Road, Bathurst Terrace, Bristol, BS1 6UA

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