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Christone “Kingfish” Ingram Releases First-Ever Solo Single “Outside Of This Town” [Listen]

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20-year old Mississippi Delta-bred blues guitar prodigy Christone “Kingfish” Ingram is gearing up to release his debut studio album, Kingfish, on May 17th via Alligator Records. The young sensation has received huge praise from the blues community over the last several years for his live collaborations and online YouTube videos.

Following the release of his first official single off of his debut record, “Fresh Out”, featuring mentor and blues hero Buddy Guy, Kingfish has shared “Outside Of This Town”, his first-ever solo single. Premiered via PremierGuitar.com, “Outside Of This Town” is an autobiographical song inspired by Kingfish’s own experiences in his hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi. He explains, “There’s not a lot to do here. Some people maybe get tempted by the criminal life, but for me it was blues 24/7. I want to be a great man, and bring great music all around the world, because that’s what we need at this moment.”

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – “Outside Of This Town”

[Audio: Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – Topic]

Along with a plethora of solo performances and festival appearances, Kingfish is currently in the midst of a 10-show spread of special performances throughout the U.S alongside Buddy Guy. In August and September, Kingfish will target a completely different audience, offering support for indie rock act Vampire Weekend. See below for a full list of Kingfish’s 2019 tour dates.

For ticketing and more information, head to Christone “Kingfish” Ingram’s website.

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram 2019 Tour Dates:

(headlining and festival dates)

April 26 – Pittsburgh, PA @ August Wilson Center For African American Culture
May 4 – Memphis, TN @ Beale St Music Fest
May 5 – Dallas, TX @ Intl Guitar Fest
May 15 – New York, NY @ The Loft at City Winery
May 17 – Washington DC @ Pie Shop
May 27, Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle
May 31 – Atlanta, GA @ Eddie’s Attic
June 9 – Delaware City, DE @ St Georges Blues Fest
July 6–7 – Portland, OR @ Waterfront Blues Fest
July 13 – Nescopeck, PA @ Briggs Farm Blues Fest
July 21 – Winthrop, WA @ R&B Fest
July 27 – Sisters, OR @ R&B Fest
Aug 3 – Mammoth Lakes @ Bluesapalooza
Aug 9 – Chattanooga, TN @ Songbirds South Stage

(with Buddy Guy)

May 1 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
May 3 – LaGrange, GA @ Sweetland Amphitheater

(with Vampire Weekend)
August 16 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion
August 17 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
August 18 – Irving, TX @ Toyota Music Factory – Texas Lottery Plaza
August 20 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater
August 21 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater
August 24 – Miami, FL @ James L. Knight Center
August 25 – St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre
August 27 – Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre
August 30 – Norfolk, VA @ Constant Convocation Center
September 3 – Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena
September 4 – Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts
September 8 – Montreal, QC, Canada @ MTELUS

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