For the past year or two, people at nearly every festival — and it will happen at this weekend’s SunFest— have watched newly minted blues-rock guitar god Gary Clark Jr. command the attention of a headliner.
President Obama, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Eric Clapton and plenty of other big names have endorsed him. Though he independently released recordings over the years, the late 2012 release of his major label debut, “Blak and Blu” (Warner Bros.) is what finally got him a wider following.
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GARY CLARK JR.
Tonight, 7 p.m., Tire Kingdom Stage, SunFest