Gary Lee Clark Jr. is a singer, guitarist, actor, and songwriter from Austin, Travis County, Texas. Born on February 15, 1984, the 37-year-old musician is considered one of the premier blues and rock guitarists of the modern age, and he’s known for blending elements of R&B, soul, and other genres into his songs.
Clark is proficient in numerous instruments, including guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, keyboards, and harmonica. Clark has performed with the likes of The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, and Buddy Guy, and he’s the recipient of numerous awards for his three studio albums.
He’s also performed on Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Austin City Limits, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, The Today Show, at the White House, and numerous other notable locations. He’s also played at legendary festivals like the Crossroads Guitar Festival and the Hollywood Bowl.
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