Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram has been called 'the future of blues' and he's in Clearwater next week

If you don't believe us, ask Buddy Guy.

click to enlarge Christone Kingfish Ingram - Photo by Rory Doyle
Photo by Rory Doyle
Christone Kingfish Ingram
The future of blues music is in Tampa Bay next week, and his name is Christone “Kingfish” Ingram.

The 23-year-old Mississippian is touring behind his Grammy-nominated debut, 662—and if you don’t believe critics, take the word of Buddy Guy who called Ingram and his Delta-infused sound “the next explosion of blues.”
Ingram—who played the Clearwater Sea Blues Festival before the pandemic—plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on Thursday, March 7, and tickets start at just under $29.


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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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