Born and raised on south side of Chicago, the Reverend has been playing the blues since 1971 when he first saw Freddy King play at the Kinetic Theatre in Chicago.
Since 1990 he has opened for B.B King, Gatemouth Brown, Pinetop Perkins, Koko Taylor Band, Junior Wells, Billy Branch, Magic Slim, Elvin Bishop, Sugar Blue, Lonnie Brooks, William Clarke, Lefty Dizz and numerous others at festivals and at Buddy Guy’s Legends.
The Reverend was the Wisconsin Music Industry (WAMI) award for best blues band in 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008 and again in 2010. They also received the People’s Choice Award in 2006, 2008 and again in 2010. They were nominated for a Grammy Award in 2007 for Bamfest 2007.
Make sure you save June 14th on you calendar to listen and dance with us and many more blues bands at 10th annual Greeley Blues Jam!
For more information visit http://www.reverendraven.com