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Blues Great Eddie Turner at The Listening Room at Irish Bred Pub

The Listening Room at Irish Bred Pub is hosting the Blues Great Eddie Turner.  Tickets are $10 and available at Freshtix.com


Eddie “Devil Boy” Turner is a blues guitarist born in Cuba and raised in Chicago. A former member of the Otis Taylor band, he is currently signed to Toronto's NorthernBlues Music.

Turner began to play the guitar when he was twelve. He attended the University of Colorado in the early 70's, and while there played in the region's first punk/R&B band The Immortal Nightflames, which included Grammy Award nominee Tracy Nelson from Mother Earth. Subsequently, Turner joined the group Zephyr as a guitarist, but after the death of the singer Candy Givens he abandoned music to work in real-estate in Denver.



10 years later, Turner agreed to join the Ron Miles electric band. In 1995, he joined Otis Taylor, and recorded 5 albums.

In 2006 he was listed among the 'Best New Artist Debut' by the Blues Foundation.



Turner now performs solo, as a singer/songwriter. He was the winner of the 6th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Blues Album The Turner Diaries. His song “Mr. Blues” was nominated for the 8th annual Independent Music Awards for Blues Song of the Year. In January 2011, his song “Miracles and Demons” was nominated for The 10th Annual Independent Music Awards.

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