Big Day Out’s Gary Clark Jr announces showcase tour

To introduce himself to Australian fans before next year’s Big Day Out tour, Texan blues master Gary Clark Jr has announced a pair of showcase shows in September.

Although his debut album isn’t due out until October, Clark already has a huge reputation in the blues scene. In February this year he performed alongside legends including B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy at the White House’s ‘Red, White and Blues’ special playing Catfish Blues and In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down), as well as contributing to performances of Let the Good Times Roll, Beat Up Old Guitar, Five Long Years and Sweet Home Chicago.

Gary Clark Jr showcase tour:

Thursday 27 September – The Tote, Melbourne

Friday 28 September – Annandale Hotel, Sydney

Tickets: $27.50