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Freddie Dixon’s After Fest Party

Evening of Music Hosted at Buster's Down Home Blues Club

Blues great Freddie Dixon comes to Clarksdale to perform two big nights at his After ‘Fest Party, at Buster’s Down Home Blues Club, 347 Issaquena Ave., Friday, October 7th at 10pm and Saturday, October 8th at 8pm. Admission price is $15. at the Door. Info: (662) 902-8989. These shows are in conjunction with the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, AR this coming weekend. 

The Freddie Dixon Blues Band are Dixon on bass and lead vocals; Bob Lassandrello, guitar; Tom Stober, guitar; Judy Lei, violin; and Grant Neibergall, percussion. Special Guest Doktu Rhute performs on guitar. Also appearing:  The Dixon Vixen (poet) and chanteuse, Janet X(tra).

Freddie Dixon is the embodiment of the Blues. The second son of the world-famous Seventh Son Willie Dixon, Freddie has been surrounded by the Blues since the day he was born. His father is a Blues legend as a songwriter, producer, and musician, at the helm of Chess Records for many of the sides cut in the 1950’s, 60s, and into the 70’s. Freddie began his career learning his chops playing with many musicians in Chicago’s numerous South-side Blues clubs.  He was soon hired to play in his father’s band, The Chicago Blues All-Stars, and traveled around the world spreading the Gospel of the Blues. He continues to perform as Freddie Dixon and the Chicago Blues All-Stars.

The proverbial torch was handed to Freddie in the early 1990’s when Willie Dixon passed away. Since then, Freddie has continued as a Blues Ambassador, playing in front of crowds from Europe to Australia, as well as locally in Chicago. In 2020, Freddie, along with Chicago Blues legends John Watkins and Maurice John Vaughan, produced a well-received two-disc CD called 3By3 (available here). Freddie Dixon is a proud member of the Chicago Blues Hall Of Fame

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