JL Fulks picked up a guitar at the age of 13 and has not looked back since. Playing in South Carolina and then Florida, where he gained experience performing on stages across the states. JL and his band won the South Florida Regional Blues Challenge and made it to the semi-finals at the 2016 IBC. His debut EP Down The Road has brought him even more notice and JL and I will discuss it all.
Colin James has won 6 Juno Awards and 17 Maple Blues Awards and on his new album, Blue Highways, he pays tribute to some of James’ Blues idols including Jimmy Reed, Freddie King Jr, Buddy Guy and more. I am excited to speak with this talented musician, songwriter and producer and find out more about his journey.
Austin Young first sat on The Couch in May of 2011 and then on February 25, 2013 I was honored to WORLD PREMIER his Blues As Can Be album. Much has changed for Austin over the last 3 years including the release of his new album, Not So Simple. Austin and I will discuss the last 3 years and the music on the new album
Elam McKnight first sat on The Couch in June of 2011 as a member of Big Black Hand. Then he returned in June if 2014 to talk about the West Tennessee Blues Society he helped start. Now he returns with a new band and new music. We’ll find out what Elam has been doing in West TN with the society, the new music and his new band.