Started playing 10th of February 2011 after hearing Blind Willie Johnson's "Dark was the night, cold was the ground", and it has been one hell of a ride ever since.
Aged 23, this Belgian brings original songs in the tradition of the North Mississippi Hill Country Blues, characterized by a stompbox, a growling voice and distinct slide guitar accompaniment. Nothing fancy he adds, just a good Backwoods-shotgun-shack-groove. He might be young, but has regular shows throughout Europe. Personal highlights include opening for Jan Akkerman, one of the world most reknown guitarists, getting represented by both Chulahoma Blues & Roots Booking Agency and Rootstown, and headlining at the Van Thom Weekender 2014 in Bremen. 2015 has been a year of musical co-operations, with shared stages with Gipsy Rufina (IT), Tim Holehouse (UK), Dylan Walshe (IR), Freeborn Brothers (PL), Long Line Down (DK), Reverend Deadeye (US), ...
Signed with Mofomusic Label in Germany, so I'll be recording my first album soon - and it will be released Spring 2016. This means the world to me actually, and I get to 'brag' that I'm on the same label as Hollowbelly.
Tour Dates: More information below.
- April/May: Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Danmark, Norway, Sweden.
- July: First half: Tour with Tim Holehouse. Belgium, Netherlands, Germany.
Second Half: France, Spain, Portugal
- September: Germany, Austria, Swiss
- October: Italy
- December: UK with Tim Holehouse