About the Band
Singer-songwriter Robert Connely Farr grew up in the small southern town of Bolton, Mississippi, home of Charley Patton & The Mississippi Sheiks. He has been mentored in the Bentonia Style of the Delta Blues by Jimmy “Duck” Holmes since 2017. His release “Dirty South Blues” was met with widespread critical acclaim, including being named one of KEXP's Top Albums of 2019 & earning Farr nominations at Canada's prestigious Maple Blues Awards for Songwriter of the Year & New Artist of the Year. He currently resides in Vancouver, BC but when he's home in Mississippi, he can be found at Jimmy "Duck" Holmes' historic juke joint - the Blue Front Cafe.
Country Supper - release Date Oct 17, 2020 - in 2019 as things were taking off with “Dirty South Blues” Farr was diagnosed with cancer & had to have an emergency surgery - but not before Farr & co could lay down Country Supper - the album continues Farr's exploration into the sounds of his Mississippi home & the Bentonia / Hill Country Styles.
Recent Press for "Country Supper"
“gives RL Burnside a run for his money”
Rick Stuart - Roots & Fusion Radio
“Farr shares some of the best of the original Mississippi blues in a style that remains relevant today... this isn’t Nashville bro country... this is soulful, lonesome what if Ol’ Hank we’re still alive Country Blues”
American Blues Scene
"brilliant work... insightful lyrics & expert musicianship. ...a depth & authenticity we don't often find. A+"
Sasha Allardyce - Blues Music Radio