John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band at BluSeed

John Primer (Photo provided)

SARANAC LAKE – Two-time Grammy Award nominee, John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band comes to Live at BluStage at BluSeed Studios on April 14 at 7 PM.

John Primer was bandleader and lead guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, and Magic Slim & the Teardrops. Primer has developed his own musical style forged by these legends and other great music mentors who have been part of his life journey.

He started playing in Chicago at Maxwell Street, birthplace of the Chicago Blues, and went on to become house bandleader at the famous Theresa’s Lounge for seven years alongside Sammy Lawhorn, Junior Wells, and James Cotton.

Primer has played or recorded with a virtual who’s who of blues greats including Gary Clark Jr., Derek Trucks, Johnny Winter, and Buddy Guy. His personal accolades include Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as countless contributions to the history of the blues.

In 1995, John ventured out on his own as a veteran bluesman and released his solo major label debut, The Real Deal. Since that time, he has released or been recorded on over a dozen albums and toured extensively all over the world. A master storyteller and songwriter, his catalog of songs is tremendous.

Over his career, John has recorded with, opened for, or played with other great bands and artists including: The Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam, Koko Taylor, Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Ray Charles, James Brown and B.B. King.

BluSeed Studios is thrilled to be presenting an artist of Primer’s calibre to the greater Saranac Lake community.

In addition to Live at BluStage concerts, BluSeed Studios sponsors regular gallery exhibits, pottery and ceramics classes for the general public and studio space for working artists; printmaking and bookbinding studios; and musical & other cultural events and performances.

BluSeed Studios Inc is located at 24 Cedar Street in Saranac Lake, is a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to provide space & opportunities where artists & educators can collaborate, experiment, diverge, exhibit and perform; to move ideas and aesthetics forward and to share this diversity with the community.

Tickets to John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band are $20 for general admission or $18 for BluSeed members.

For more information , visit www.bluseedstudios.org or emailinfo@bluseedstudios.org or call us at 518-891-3799.

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