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Studebaker John Blues on The Coast

Presented by Arena Theater at Arena Theater, Point Arena CA

Aug 12 2017
Studebaker John Blues on The Coast

Taking his stage name from an automobile he once owned, Studebaker John Grimaldi is a product of the vibrant blues scene of Chicago’s West Side.

Born in an Italian-American section of Chicago with a musician father, Studebaker John began playing the many instruments lying about the house. Becoming a fixture at the open-air flea markets in the Maxwell Street area — a venue for countless blues buskers — he began focusing on harmonica after catching performances from the likes of Little Walter and Sonny Boy Williamson; after taking in a Hound Dog Taylor club date, Studebaker John also turned to guitar. He formed the blues-rock band The

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