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Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

March 25, 2023

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The 24-year old Christone “Kingfish” Ingram earned a "Best Contemporary Blues Album" Grammy in 2022 for his sophomore release, 662, beating out industry giants Joe Bonamassa, Shemekia Copeland and Steve Cropper. Kingfish's talents, especially his musicianship, are recognized by contemporary blues masters while his soul-touching voice and lyrics captured the attention of leaders in the entertainment field; all whose praises helped propel the career of this explosive new blues artist. 

Hailing from Clarksdale, Mississippi, Kingfish was raised in a musical family a few miles away from the area where muddy Delta waters gave birth to mythical tales of quintessential bluesman Robert Johnson making a pact with the devil at the crossroads of legendary Highways 61 and 49. A student of the Delta’s musical history, Kingfish is acutely aware of the musicians and the music that emerged from his corner of the world. “I do think I have an old soul, that I’ve been here before,” he says. “I’m moving forward with one foot in the past.”