Muddy Waters’ Shack Cabin – North of Clarksdale, MS at the Stovall Plantation

While at the 2024 Juke Joint Festival, I took the band up to the Stovall Plantation to see where Muddy Waters lived and was recorded. I wanted to document this so you can learn more or visit the sacred place someday. (Sorry for wind in...

2024 Juke Joint Fest was Lit!

Just like last year's Juke Joint Fest, I ran the Stone Pony Stage on Saturday and played Red's Juke Joint Friday night. The music and excitement in the air was electric. It was nice sitting in on stage with greats like Kent Burnside, Lady Trucker, Robert Kimbrough Sr...

Junior Kimbrough’s Juke Joint on Google Earth

Few people know that you can scrub back in time on Google Earth revealing all kinds of fun historical stuff. I even found Hitler’s lair before we bombed it into oblivion (mess with the US and Allies and find out). I went through the years and found Junior’s Juke Joint outside of Holly Springs, Mississippi. Here is a Google Earth breakdown. Enjoy.

Janky sits in with Coach at KWVH 94.3FM

Such a great time sitting in with Coach at KWVH 94.3 in Wimberly, Texas. I had my Juke Joint Boys, Chad Carroll and Michael Samuels with me.

Janky throws down at New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Oh yeah. Getting back to my neck of the woods. I have been invited down to play the New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival. The New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival is a one-of-a-kind event that pays homage to a simple yet profoundly expressive instrument - the cigar...

Blues Rules Switzerland was OFF THE CHAIN

Wow. Wow. Wow. Blues Rules sure does know how to throw a proper blues party. Top artists, great sound team, great food and amazing people. I played Friday night on the main stage with the great Lady Trucker, Jessie Mae Hemphill's cousin. The sound on stage was great...

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2023 Juke Joint Fest was LIT

I had a blast at this year's Juke Joint Fest in Clarksdale, MS. Amazing music, and amazing people. Great memories. Cody Cotton and I left Austin bound for Dallas to pick up a Juke Joint Boy regular Clay Stinnet – he is one of my favorite people. After a brief stop at...

Janky Juking at 2023 Juke Joint Fest

This year's 20th anniversary of the Juke Joint festival finds Janky bringing the Good-Time Blues to the best blues festival in America. Janky has been attending this festival for years originally with Reverend KM Williams. Janky is playing at Red's before Robert...

Janky @ Blues Rules Switzerland this June 2023

I am honored to return to Blues Rules Crissier, Switzerland this year. I played lead for Robert. Kimbrough a few years back at this festival and it is TOP NOTCH! Super friendly people. This year is a special treat as it is a tribute to the great Jessie Mae Hemphill,...



Junior Kimbrough Quote – Cotton Patch Blues

“See, I have a different type of music from other peoples. They playing the other kind of blues, and I'm playing cotton-patch blues.Ain't nobody now can play the blues that I play.”
— Junior Kimbrough


Junior Kimbrough Quotes - One Chord

Junior Kimbrough Quote – One Chord

“My songs, they have just the one chord, there's none of that fancy stuff you hear now, with lots of chords in one song. If I find another chord I leave it for another song.”
— Junior Kimbrough


Spotify Playlists

I have created playlists of various styles and genres from both my research and listening pleasure.


Ghost Town Grooves

Janky took his harmonica player hunting. They both got huge 8-point bucks. On the way back they...



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