The G Burns Jug Band plays old American music with an intensity and authenticity rarely heard today: urban blues, mountain fiddle, and po...
The G Burns Jug Band plays old American music with an intensity and authenticity rarely heard today: urban blues, mountain fiddle, and popular music of the nineteen-twenties and thirties. Based in San Diego, G Burns is led by multi-instrumentalist and native Kentuckian Clinton Davis, who grew up hearing jug band music in its birthplace of Louisville. In August 2013, the band launched their residency at Black Cat Bar, the G Burns Barn Dance, held the first Saturday of every month. They have self-released two albums, including their most recent, The Southern Pacific & The Santa Fe, which earned them a San Diego Music Award. Renowned roots music publication No Depression, who called their work “a joyous and soulful restoration of one of the lost treasures of American musical tradition.”