Rocky Lawrence – Connecticut Delta Blues

Rocky in Helena, Ark.

 

Rocky Lawrence is a Connecticut artist that has toured the world playing Delta blues.  He is the foremost performer of Robert Johnson’s music in the world today.

Beyond that are the touring he did with Hubert Sumlin and more recently with David “Honeyboy” Edwards.

 

Just last week he had the chance to show off his acoustic talents with Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes at an Allman Brothers concert at the Beacon Theater.

They are performing Katrina an original Rocky Lawrence composition.

 

To watch the Katrina performance go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fKvF-AjuuA

 

Listen to the crowd reaction

 

For more information on Rocky go to: http://www.myspace.com/RockyLawrence

 

 

About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

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