Cal Williams Jr  

“Spectacular slide guitar work and great vocal delivery” – Triple J FM

Multi-award winning Blues singer/songwriter, Cal Williams Jr, has recently completed his third studio album entitled ‘Honeychild’. Cal has drawn upon the rich roots of early Delta Blues and British fingerstyle folk to create an album that is warm, intimate and spiced with Cal’s unique brand of slide guitar. ‘Honeychild’ follows on from Cal’s internationally awarded recordings, ‘Morning Star’ and ‘King Billy’, and this album represents a beautiful milestone in Cal’s musical journey. Cal has recently been selected in the Top 3 Best Guitarists for the Australian 2012 Derringers Blues Awards.

Cal has performed with :
Jeff Lang, Ben Kweller, C.W. Stoneking, Billy Bragg, KT Tunstall, Martin Simpson, Shawn Mullins, Robert Randolph and The Audreys.

Cal has performed live-to-air on :
BBC Raw Talent, BBC Radio Cleveland, BBC Radio York, Fresh Air FM, BBC Radio Lancashire, Channel 7, Triple J, ABC Radio, Radio Adelaide and Three D Radio and has made television appearances on ABC Stateline, Channel 7, Channel 31, SBS and Behind The News (BTN).

Cal has won the following awards :
‘Best Australian Blues Album’ - Blues Underground, USA
‘SA Blues Album of the Year’ - SA Roots and Blues
‘South Australian Songwriter of the Year’ - SCALA
‘Professional Development Award’ - APRA Finalist

Australian Festival Performances :
Blues On Broadbeach, QLD
Australian Blues Music Festival
NSW Adelaide International Guitar Festival, SA
Backwater Blues Festival, SA
Fleurieu Folk Festival, SA
Semaphore Music Festival, SA

U.K. Festival Performances :
Musicport World Music Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Leeds In The City Festival, Beverley and East Riding Folk Festival, Scarborough Beached Festival

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