Cal Williams Jr  
 

Multi-award winning Blues singer/songwriter, Cal Williams Jr, combines the gentle fingerpicking of British Folk with the raw intensity of Delta Slide Blues to create a sound that is both intricate and powerful. Blues Blast Magazine, USA, said “Cal Williams Jr’s guitar work is impeccable under his gorgeous voice. A marvellous quilt of tones and textures from this masterful player”. Cal was awarded the ARBA Best Blues Soloist Award and was voted in the Top 3 Best Blues Guitarists for the Derringers Music Awards. Cal has also won ‘Best Australian Blues Album’ by Blues Underground, USA .

Cal has performed with :
Jeff Lang, Ben Kweller, C.W. Stoneking, Billy Bragg, KT Tunstall, Martin Simpson, Shawn Mullins, Robert Randolph and The Audreys.

Cal has performed live-to-air on :
BBC Raw Talent, BBC Radio Cleveland, BBC Radio York, Fresh Air FM, BBC Radio Lancashire, Channel 7, Triple J, ABC Radio, Radio Adelaide and Three D Radio and has made television appearances on ABC Stateline, Channel 7, Channel 31, SBS and Behind The News (BTN).

Cal has won the following awards :
‘Best Australian Blues Album’ - Blues Underground, USA
‘SA Blues Album of the Year’ - SA Roots and Blues
‘South Australian Songwriter of the Year’ - SCALA
‘Professional Development Award’ - APRA Finalist

Australian Festival Performances :
Blues On Broadbeach, QLD
Australian Blues Music Festival
NSW Adelaide International Guitar Festival, SA
Backwater Blues Festival, SA
Fleurieu Folk Festival, SA
Semaphore Music Festival, SA

U.K. Festival Performances :
Musicport World Music Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Leeds In The City Festival, Beverley and East Riding Folk Festival, Scarborough Beached Festival

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