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WE ARE DONE RECORDING OUR DEBUT ALBUM.. WE WILL HAVE 100 COPIES OF IT AT THE WLAV SUMMERTIME BLUES SHOW AT THE DELTAPLEX ON 8-16-17.  Joe Johnson & the Bluebacks is a West Michigan blues band full of energy and soul. We make it our job to keep the audience entertained and on the edge of their seat. From Chicago to Detroit, we’re out there pumping the blues to the people who need to hear it most. If you are looking for a show, instead of just a few guys playing songs you’ve heard a hundred times then we are the band you need to experience. Our library of original material is growing all the time, along with our arsenal of Chicago and Texas blues classics. We are currently working on the release of our first full album. Keep checking out our FACEBOOK PAGE because it gets updated more frequently than this website does. Keep a close eye on the upcoming gigs section of this page too because we’re adding new ones all the time! We’ve got merchandise available through our Store on Reverbnation, check them out here! Check out our Reverbnation page and like us! We’re trying to put together a street team and get this music out there to all! You can join our mailing list at the bottom of this page. We’ll keep you up to date on what’s happening and where.



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Thanks to Hidden Treasure Photography for the great shots of the band! A special thanks to GT Web Concepts for putting all of this together!

If you’re into the blues, and don’t want to miss out on anything, make sure you check out the West Michigan Blues Society for all the local blues happenings. These guys are awesome!

Check out our ReverbNation site and become a fan of the band! We’re going to randomly select fans from ReverbNation and Facebook to give free tee shirts so make sure you *like* us too!

The Jan/Feb issue of Buddy Guy’s Blues News letter is out!! There is a little section with Pictures of Sammy, Joe Johnson’s guitar enthusiast of a son. Check it out!


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