Booker On Fire

Austin Music Minute

Booker On Fire

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015

Who: Howlin’ Wolf and Blind Willie Johnson would be beaming with pride if they could see Benjamin Booker setting stages on fire. The New Orleans-based artist made an electrifying debut with his self-titled album last year. We’re talking raw, rapid-fire raucousness with an evangelical fury while banging out Chuck Berry-styled rock.

What: You absolutely cannot pass up the opportunity to see Booker work his magic live, because his live shows are where it’s at – just as fiery and furious as his album, if not more so.

When and where: See Booker tonight at the Mohawk, 912 Red River, on the outside stage. And Austin Music Minute fave, Hundred Visions, opens the show.

Why: Booker and HV? This is a match made in rock heaven. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Be prepared to be struck by an unyielding energy of pentecostal proportions. Very recommended.

– Photo courtesy of the artist.