Jersey’s own blues guitarist Walter Trout has played next to legends as Percy Mayfield, Deacon Jones, and John Lee Hooker. Known for giving a hard rock edge to blues, Trout is celebrating his 20-year solo career with his new album Unspoiled By Progress. He will be playing at Mexicali Blues in Teaneck on Aug. 13 and B.B. King’s in NYC on Aug. 14. All ages. waltertrout.com.
Walter Trout’s Freshwater Blues
—by Cristina Jimenez, August 5, 2009