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Delbert McClinton

Knoxville, TN

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Rolling Stone calls him the “Godfather of Americana Music,” and rightfully so. Delbert’smusical style grew from his Texas roots. A little Tejano. A little Bob Wills. Throw in someJimmy Reed harmonica. Add a splash of Big Joe Turner, and a big band horn section. Hehas also been nominated for Grammys in the Country category, and has been featuredin media from the Los Angeles Times to the Washington Post. He has developed a soundthat continues to serve him well, as evidenced by the three Grammy Awards forContemporary Blues on his mantel.Born in Lubbock, raised in Fort Worth, and now with homes in Austin, Nashville, and SanMiguel de Allende, Delbert recognizes that he has been One Of The Fortunate Few. Hegrew up with a backstage pass to some of the most significant moments in American cultureand music history.Tall, Dark, & Handsome (Thirty Tigers/Hot Shot Records), the follow-up to Delbert’s 2016Prick of the Litter, offers the easy balance of experience and adventure that hascharacterized his career for more than sixty years. With this, his 26th original album,Delbert celebrates the strength of his songwriting expertise, the energy of his liveperformances, and the drive of his touring band.From his early Fort Worth bands, the Straitjackets and the Rondels, to his current band,Self-Made Men + Dana, he continues to play sold-out concert halls and dance halls,historical theatres and music festivals across the nation. A major player in several waves ofthe national surge of Texas music popularity, Delbert has performed multipletimes on Saturday Night Live, has been featured on Austin City Limits seven times, as oneof the most celebrated guests on the popular series; and appeared on many other nationaltelevision shows.His career truly defines Americana music: Delbert’s unique story of American history withbig horns, a strong rhythm section and a hot harmonica lead. To borrow from one of thesongs on Tall, Dark & Handsome, whether he’s doing a live show or a recording, you canbe assured that Delbert McClinton “don’t leave no chicken on the bone.”

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Delbert McClinton
Delbert McClinton

803 S Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

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