Here is another Norway debut brought in especially for this year's Notodden Blues Festival. NBF has a long tradition of, and sees the importance of, presenting new, real Chicago blues. Toronzo Cannon is one of the new stars of The Windy City, and one of the most prominent blues artists to come out of Chicago in decades.
Toronzo Cannon is making it big now, and has gained many fans through his records on Alligator Records and his energetic concerts. Through his live performances at famous Chicago clubs such as Rosa's, Buddy Guy's Legends and Kingston Mines, he has gained a lot of attention and festival jobs throughout the United States, Europe, Canada and Europe. Cannon has grown from being a local blues favorite in Chicago to becoming a standard bearer for the city's blues tradition worldwide. Now he is coming to Norway and you should take the opportunity to see one of the important new blues artists from Chicago.