Chris Thomas King

When:
August 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
2019-08-29T20:00:00-04:00
2019-08-29T20:15:00-04:00
Where:
Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington
DC 20007
Cost:
$25 - $30 (Plus $12 Minimum and $5 Fee)

Guitarist and vocalist Chris Thomas King aims to revitalize the shrinking realm of Southern, true-to-form blues music with infusions of hip-hop and other contemporary ideas. He draws on lessons learned in his hometown of New Orleans, and tours throughout the world. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m.

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Giovanni is the founder of CapitalBop, and a music critic for the New York Times. He previously served as a contributor to the Washington Post, the FADER, JazzTimes, NPR Music and others, and hosted “On the Margin,” a books show on WPFW-FM. As head of CapitalBop, he has covered the D.C. jazz scene since 2010. (He is no longer directly involved in the presenting of CapitalBop's concerts.) He graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in history, with a focus on African-American history. Reach Giovanni at editor@capitalbop.com. Read him at giovannirussonello.com or nytimes.com/by/giovanni-russonello. Follow him on Twitter at @giorussonello.