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JULY 11 | 5:00 DOORS | 6:30 SHOW (1 HOUR SET)
Ticketed event only. Weather permitting.

Todd Albright

Todd Albright is a country blues, twelve-string guitar player and vocalist based in Detroit,
Michigan. Grounded in the pre-war era of the blues tradition (1880-1939), Todd is a mindful
purveyor of blues history. His repertoire upholds musical pillars such as Blind Willie McTell,
George Carter, Blind Lemon Jefferson and Leadbelly. His life’s work continues
the distinguished tradition of the very roots of American music as told by the African American
musicians who created it. Todd Albright joined Jack White’s Third Man Records in 2016.
Todd's vigorous, gritty and soulful performances are accompanied by stories of the masters and a
deep intuitive sense of respect for craft, providing audiences with a meaningful experience
while creating a transcendent moment. One of the top blues guitarists in the world, Todd is
the only contemporary twelve string player in his genre.
Todd began playing the blues while still a teenager, some twenty-five years ago. Initially, he was
drawn to the sound of the finger-picked style and has since immersed himself in the foundational music and narratives of American culture. Over the years, Todd has shared the stage with renowned artists such as Cedric Burnside, The Wood Brothers, Corey Harris, Charlie Parr, Roy
Book Binder, and Paul Geremia. Todd has been featured in major publications such as Living
Blues Magazine, MOJO Magazine, Premier Guitar Magazine, American Blues Scene, and
mentioned on the cover of Acoustic Guitar Magazine. In 2019, Todd produced a 12-string guitar
instructional video with the famed Stefan Grossman Guitar Workshop. In addition, Todd has
filmed live sessions with Acoustic Guitar Magazine, Fretboard Journal, KEXP, and
Daytrotter/Paste Magazine.
Todd's first full-length LP, Fourth Floor Visitor, was released by Jett Plastic Recordings out of
Detroit, Michigan (2017). His latest album, Detroit Twelve String: Blues & Rags, is out now on
Third Man Records (2017). Todd’s forthcoming third album is set to be released by Third Man


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