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Back Pack Jones

Blues Band from Springfield, IL - Will travel up to 10 miles
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$800 - $2000 per event
Back Pack Jones has opened for the Legendary B.B. King, Bobbie Rush and Jimmy Thackery, was recently nominated for Best New Artist Debut Album (Back Pack Jones' debut release "Betsy's Kitchen") and has received international airplay on some of the most popular syndicated blues radio shows. We believe the high-energy show of both original and more traditional blues, delivered by front-man "Big Mike" Wallace (also recently nominated for Best Blues Male Vocalist) will be an incredible addition to your festival, concert or other event.

* Formed in 2012, Back Pack Jones is an Illinois-based blues band whose music is heard internationally through numerous blues media outlets including the BBC's Paul Jones radio show.

* In 2013 and 2014, Back Pack Jones performed at the prestigious International Blues Challenge held in Memphis Tennessee, an event which placed them among the top third of all Blues bands in the world

* November 2013, Back Pack Jones released their debut album "Betsy's Kitchen" which was nominated Best New Artist Debut Album by Blues Blast Magazine.

* Back Pack Jones has opened for several national blues performers including the legendary Mr. B.B. King, Bobbie Rush, and Jimmy Thackery.

Awards and Nominations

* Blues Blast Magazine - "Betsy's Kitchen" Nominated for Best New Artist Debut Album
* Blues 411 Jimi Awards - "Betsy's Kitchen Nominated for Best Debut Release
* Blues 411 Jimi Awards - 'Big Mike' Wallace Nominated for Best Male Vocalist
* Prairie Crossroads Blues Society - "Betsy's Kitchen" winner of Best Self Produced Blues CD

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Please note Back Pack Jones will also travel to Riverton, Rochester, Sherman, Cantrall, Chatham, Dawson, New Berlin, Glenarm, Williamsville, Athens, Mechanicsburg, Pleasant Plains, Buffalo, Divernon, Auburn, Cornland, Loami, Edinburg, Tovey, Bulpitt, Elkhart, Pawnee, Kincaid, Lake Fork, Petersburg, Tallula, Thayer, Greenview, Illiopolis, Lowder.
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