Cal Williams Jr  
"Cal Williams Jr is musically a phenomenon. His unique, impeccable guitar style and singing are exceptional"-Rootstime Magazine, Belgium
"One word. Incredible. Cal Williams Jr is one of our best Australian musicians" - 2RRR, Sydney, Australia

Multi-award winning Blues singer/songwriter, Cal Williams Jr, combines the gentle fingerpicking of British Folk with the raw intensity of Delta Slide Blues to create a sound that is both intricate and powerful. Blues Blast Magazine, USA, said “Cal Williams Jr’s guitar work is impeccable under his gorgeous voice. A marvellous quilt of tones and textures from this masterful player” and Rhythms magazine said that “Cal’s gentle high tenor voice, delicate fingerpicking and snaky bottleneck fretwork evoke the sound of Mississippi John Hurt in his exceptional guitar playing”. Cal was awarded the ARBA Best Blues Soloist Award and was voted in the Top 3 Best Blues Guitarists for the Derringers Music Awards. Cal has won ‘Best Australian Blues Album’ by Blues Underground, USA .

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

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 :
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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