Date: November 08, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Price: $20 advance tickets, $25 at the door
We heard you, Calgary: you asked for blues, and we’re delivering! The King Eddy is pleased to present Grammy Award winner Donald Ray Johnson on our legendary stage!
Over the course of his five-decade career, Texas-born Donald Ray Johnson – Grammy Award winner and five-time Maple Blues Award nominee – has spent a lifetime entertaining fans in small intimate clubs to large international stages at the far reaches of the globe (Japan, Morocco, Scotland, England, France, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Germany and SE Asia to name a few) and the most prestigious venues such as New York’s Madison Square Gardens and Chicago’s Soldier Field.
As a solo blues and R&B artist, Donald Ray has recorded seven widely acclaimed albums which highlight his song writing talents and showcase traditional, contemporary and gospel influences. His rich baritone voice has wowed fans of all ages throughout his storied career as both a recording artist and performer. His reputation as an outstanding live performer encouraging his willing audience to sing “Little Red Rooster”, or sharing his pain and suffering in the haunting version of “A Change is Gonna Come”, Donald Ray leaves his audiences cheering for more.