January Blues Festival presents
MUD MORGANFIELD a.k.a. Muddy Waters Jr.
+ support: TBC
Mud Morganfield is the eldest son of legendary Blues icon Muddy Waters.
Mullti-award-winning artist Mud Morganfield is an established star in the world of Blues music. The eldest son of the legendary Muddy Waters, Mud was brought up surrounded by many of the finest musicians in the Blues. Mud’s singing is firmly in best of traditions of Chicago Blues, but he is also a writer of great new songs and he is backed by some of the best musicians playing today. He is acclaimed by both critics and artists such as Buddy Guy and Jools Holland for his own musical ability.
“When I’m up on stage I always feel pops is there with me, and it means so much that I can get on stage and keep his music alive around the world,” Mud says. He has appeared on Later…with Jools and was featured in a TV documentary hosted by Hugh Laurie, with whom he has also appeared on stage in Chicago.
Mud flies in from Chicago for this exclusive January Blues Festival appearance.