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Bluesboy Jag is in the new book on one man bands entitled "Heads, Hands and Feet" by Dave Harris.


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Winner 2008, 2009, 2013 Arkansas River Blues Challenge (solo/duo, band)

Annual International Blues Challenge 2009, 2010 (Bluesboy Jag), 2014 (Bluesboy Jag & the Juke Joint Zombies), Memphis, Tn

Nominated Best Live Blues Band: Arkansas Music Awards 2018.


Some of the Places I've Played:


Legends of Arkansas Festival 2016

Arktoberfest, Arkadelphia Ar, 2016.

Fordyce On the Cottonbelt, Fordyce Ar, 2013, 2017

Big Dam Blues Party North Little Rock Ar, 2016.

King Biscuit Blues Blues Festival, Helena Ar 2014

Cornread Festival 2013, Little Rock, Ar

Van Buren Main Street Festival, Van Buren Ar 2014

Deep Blues Festival, Minneapolis 2008, 2009

Ft Smith Blues Festival, Ft Smith Ar 2011 (VooDoo Sauce)

Dallas Co Fair Fordyce Ar 2013 (Bluesboy Jag & the Juke Joint Zombies)

Chateaux Aux Arc Winery, Altus Ar


Third Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival (Huntsville, Al)

Chicago Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Ozark International Blues Festival (Eureka Springs, Ar)

Mother's Best Blues Festival (Helena Ark)

Juke Joint Festival (Clarksdale Ms)

Deep Delta Festival (Rolling Fork Ms)

King Biscuit Blues Festival 2006 - 2013 (street musician)

Strawberry Jam 2018

The Austin Green Festival (Austin Tx)

Cruisin' the Park BBQ and Blues Festival (Arkadelphia Ar)



Arkansas Times Blues Bus to King Biscuit Blues Festival, Helena,Ar 2010 - 2015

Arkansas Times Blues Bus to the Juke Joint Festival, Clarksdale MS, 2015, 2016

Arkansas River Blues Society Blues Jam House Band (various Venues) 2013 - 2018

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (intermission) 2014

The Copper Penny - Hot Springs Ar

Cregeen's, North Little Rock Ar

The Founder's Room, Alma Ar

Food Truck Fridays, Little Rock

Hiberna Pub, Little Rock

Rodney's Handle Bar & Grill, Little Rock

Hawgz Blues Cafe, North Little Rock

Grateful Head Pizza, Hot Springs

Thirst n Howl, Little Rock

Nashville Rockin' Grill, Maumelle Ar

The White Water Tavern, Little Rock, Ar

Dugan's Pub, Little Rock Ar

Beef 'O' Brady's Maumelle, Ar

Rolando's Hot Springs, Ar

Michaelangelo's, Conway, Ar

Russo's Conway, Ar

Ya Ya's Euro Bistro, Little Rock, Ar

Another Round, Little Rock, Ar

Juanita's, Little Rock, Ar

The Rev Room, Little Rock, Ar

Downtown Music, Little Rock, Ar

Palmer's Bar, Minneapolis

Electric Foetus, Minneapolis

Blues City Cafe, Memphis, Tn

Hayestack Cafe, Little Rock, Ar

Dogtown Coffee North Little Rock, Ar

Guisano's Pizza, Conway, Ar (VooDoo Sauce)

Quicksand's, Helena, Ar

Stickyz, Little Rock, Ar

Union Tapas Bar, Little Rock, Ar

Norm's Little Rock, Ar

The House Restaurant and Bar, Little Rock, Ar

the Town Pump, Little Rock, Ar

Chateau Aux Arc Winery, Altus Arkansas

Arsaga's Fayetteville Arkansas

The Squid and Whale, Eureka Springs Arkansas

Landry's Ft Smith Arkansas

Webby D's Ft Smith Ar

51st St Speakeasy, Oklahoma City

Cornerstone, North Little Rock, Ar

Starving Artist Cafe North Little Rock, Ar

The Joint, North Little Rock, Ar

Prost, Little Rock, Ar

The Tavern, Little Rock, Ar

By the Glass Wine Bar, Little Rock, Ar

John Daly Steakhouse, Conway Ar

Dizzy's Euro Bistro, Little Rock

South On Main (the Oxford American Magazine) Little Rock, Ar

Markham St Grill Little Rock, Ar

Argenta Coffee North Little Rock, Ar

Vino's Little Rock, Ar

Pizza D' Action Little Rock, Ar

Coffee Gallery North Little Rock, Ar

the Afterthought Little Rock, Ar

Bogies/Counterpoint North Little Rock, Ar

Starbucks Little Rock, Ar

Reno's Argenta Cafe North Little Rock, Ar

Parrot Beach Cafe North Little Rock, Ar

Phil Good's Bar and Grill North Little Rock, Ar

Cafe Mocha North Little Rock, Ar

The River Market Little Rock, Ar

Funky Java North Little Rock, Ar

Rhythm and Brews Coffee House North Little Rock, Ar

Salty Parrot North Little Rock, Ar

Gallery 26 Little Rock, Ar

Frostop North Little Rock, Ar

The Arts Scene Little Rock, Ar

the Sports Page Little Rock, Ar

The Livingroom Little Rock, Ar

Up For Art Festival North Little Rock, Ar

George's Majestic Lounge (Fayetteville Ar)

Joe's Generic Bar (Austin)

Wheatsville CO-OP (Austin)

Central Market (Austin)

Zack's Place, Little Rock, Ar

Uncommon Grounds Coffee House , Harrison, Ar




 on the first day jag said "let there be notes"

and jag saw that it was good

on the 2nd day jag said 'remove the third".

and jag saw that it was good

on the 3rd day jag said 'if there MUST be a third, flat it"

and jag saw that it was good

on the 4th day jag said, "let there be guitars"

and jag saw that it was good

on the 5th day jag said 'remove three strings"

and jag saw that it was good

on the 6th day jag said "get me some glass"

and jag saw that it was good

on the 7th day jag said "boogie chillen!


Bluesboy Jag LIVE at the White Water Tavern CD

Bluesboy Jag - "A Bump and A Beer"


"Dulcitar" Surf CD

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Drop Down CD Released


Banjo Blues CD Released 

Four Strings Released


Cigar Box Blues Released

An entire CD recorded direct to tape in one hour on a hand made cigar box guitar.

 Box of Blues 4 CD box set just released!



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WINNER Solo/Duo Category Arkansas River Blues Society Blues Challenge 2008, 2009

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Video of Jag at the Competition

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