Memphis’s own Will Tucker will be performing at Beale Street Music Fest and you should support him

I’ve been meaning to write about Will Tucker for months but I’ve been holding off for a good moment. He released a new album this past January and it created a good amount of buzz in Memphis. For a city with a music scene that is a ghost of what it once was, we need an artist like Will. He’s been a student of blues since he was a child and he has a residency at BB Kings Blue’s Club every weekend.

Will’s album is really quite good, but seeing him live is where his┬áreal energy and intensity really shines. The music overtakes him and he completely feels it, in a way most artists don’t. So if you happen to be in Memphis or the Mid-South area, you would be stupid to miss his set at Beale Street Music Festival this weekend. Will’s playing Sunday at 5:25 in the Blues Tent and he will be followed (on different stages) by Ed Sheeran, Hozier and St. Vincent. So consider this a great introduction for a very talented artist that I keep waiting to hit the mainstream.

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