Sam Cockrell
Calgary Bluesfest (2005)

Chicago born Sam Cockrell is an expert showman with a sense of humor who specializes in audience participation. Even when he's off stage or on break, the charismatic singer continues to work the room, making new fans and friends. When it comes to the blues, Cockrell, who can be described as a young bass guitar playing Robert Cray, can be counted among the ranks of contemporary blues/R&B artists who are pushing the boundaries of the blues into the 21st Century.