Keb' Mo' Solo
“He is a master at spinning yarns that weave country, delta, and other blues forms into modern interpretations that still give a nod to the ancestors from which they sprang.” – americanbluesscene.com
"Ask me how long we've been trying to get Keb' Mo' here!" – Kevin Rice, Payomet Artistic Director
Keb’ Mo’ had a momentous start to 2018, winning his fourth Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for his latest collaborative album with the legendary Taj Mahal, titled TajMo - which also earned them three Blues Awards Nominations, including Album of The Year, Best Contemporary Blues Album, and Song of The Year for “Don’t Leave Me Here” – and we are ecstatic to have Keb’ perform solo under our tent in North Truro this summer!
Over the past two decades, Keb’ has cultivated a reputation as a modern master of American roots music through the understated excellence of his live and studio performances, and, over the years, he has proven that he is a musical force that defies typical genre labels. Album after album, 14 in total, garnered him with 11 Grammy nominations in total, 4 of which earned him Grammy awards. Artists who have recorded his songs include B.B. King, Buddy Guy, the Dixie Chicks, Joe Cocker, Robert Palmer, Tom Jones, Melissa Manchester, Solomon Burke and the Zac Brown Band to name a few. The list of artist collaborations comprises a who’s who in the music industry and includes Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Jackson Browne, Natalie Cole, Lyle Lovett, India Arie, James Cotton, Bobby Rush, Timothy B. Schmit, Marcus Miller and many more.