Composer; Performer; Songwriter
World-touring acoustic blues pioneer Catfish Keith has established himself as one of the most exciting country blues performers of our time. Catfish’s innovative style of foot-stomping, deep delta blues and American roots music has spellbound audiences the world over. He has reinvented the guitar with great power and artistry, and brings a rare beauty and vitality to his music. Handing down the tradition, Catfish continues his lifelong journey as one of the brightest lights in acoustic blues and roots music. Catfish Keith won the 2019 Blues Blast Music Award for BEST ACOUSTIC BLUES ALBUM. Catfish has been considered for thirteen GRAMMY AWARD nominations. He is a four-time Blues Music Award nominee for BEST ACOUSTIC BLUES ALBUM by The Blues Foundation in Memphis. Catfish Keith has eighteen #1 independent radio chart-topping albums to his credit, and packs houses all over the world with his dynamic stage show.
A 2008 inductee into the IA BLUES HALL OF FAME, the 40 year veteran has performed thousands of gigs, touring throughout North America, the UK, Europe and Asia to wide acclaim, headlining major music festivals, and appearing with legends John Lee Hooker, Ray Charles, Robert Cray, Koko Taylor, Taj Mahal, Leo Kottke, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Johnny Shines, John Fahey and many, many others.
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