Austin native and blues phenomenon Gary Clarke Jr. has been touring the US since 2010, but he first picked up a guitar at age 12. By the time he was 15, he was a regular playing stages on Austin's famous 6th street after being discovered by local promoter Clifford Antone. Clarke released independent albums from 2005-2010, until he caught the attention of Eric Clapton, and was signed to Warner Music Group. His latest album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, a tribute to his southern roots, was released... [see more] in September 2015.
Live from the Artists Den features extraordinary artists performing in extraordinary settings. Each episode of this innovative new series presents an intimate, invitation-only concert by cutting-edge, contemporary musicians, along with artist interviews and insights about the unconventional venues chosen.