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John Baldwin at Cru Wine Bar Sat May 14th
May 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
No Cover Charge!
“Baldwin performs solo all over the East Coast, playing weddings, corporate parties, private parties, festivals, and public venues. As a solo trop-rock act John plays acoustic guitar, steel pan, ukulele and percussion while looping live backing tracks.
John also performs with singer Melissa Gregoire in an acoustic duo, ACOUSTIC DYNAMITE, and a full band, ELECTRIC DYNAMITE.
John sometimes tours as a bassist & percussionist with top Celtic-rock band, The American Rogues. He also tours as a bassist with the Irish-dance show “Rockin’ Road to Dublin.”
John is a regular fixture at Busch Gardens Williamsburg where has performed for the past 5 years as a singer, guitarist and bassist in the shows: Celtic Fyre, Celtic Dyne, Gloria, Ireland Xmas Trio, Killarney Village Band, & San Marco Band.
John is also a soloist for Carnival Cruise lines.
On Nov. 1, 2014 John Baldwin released his self-produced CD “Six String Slinger” featuring guests: Tommy Newsom, Bob Bain, Will Lee, Dennis Wage, BJ Liederman, Dan CiPriano, Ivan Bodley, James Dower, Kellie Rucker, Saundra Williams, Dana Silvercloud, Catherine Hauke, & Steve Forss.
“Six String Slinger” has been nominated for 12 Grammys in 2015 including : RECORD, ALBUM & SONG OF THE YEAR, BEST R&B PERFORMANCE & SONG, BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE & SONG, BEST BLUES ALBUM, BEST NEW ARTIST, BEST MUSIC VIDEO, BEST ARRANGEMENT & ENGINEERING.
John’s music has been played on TV shows “American Idol,” “Dateline,” “Crossing Jordan,” “VH1 Behind the Music,” MTV’s “Parental Control,” “Engaged and Underage,” “CMT Cribs,” and in the films “Scary or Die,” “Play on,” & “Knocked down.” He was also played on national radio show “Coast to Coast AM with George Noory.”