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Q&A: Mississippi Man

16 Jun

In April 2009, Mississippi Man released their debut EP, Snake Oil Salesman, with a show at the much-missed eVocal venue in Costa Mesa. It’s been an eventful sixteen months since—the band’s gone on tour, steadily increased their profile throughout Southern California, seen publicity in places like LA Record and puzzling onlookers with a nomination for Best Blues at this year’s OC Music Awards.

Though they didn’t take home that trophy, there’s still plenty to be excited about for Mississippi Man, including a July Monday night residence at the Echo, and an upcoming full-length album, A-OK. We caught up with guitarist and vocalist David Knight to find out the latest on the band, their favorite Orange County music and if they consider their music to be “blues,” or any other color.

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