Brother Yusef - The King of Organic Deep Fried Fattback Blues


Fri Mar 08 2024 at 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm


The Back Room | Berkeley, CA

Experience the Soulful Rhythms of Brother Yusef, the Fattback Bluesman.
About this Event

Save the date for an unforgettable night with Brother Yusef as he brings his unique Fattback Blues back to The Back Room. Be part of a soul-stirring evening filled with rich melodies and captivating stories from a musician steeped in the heart of blues tradition.

Brother Yusef, a native Californian, has honed his craft to perfection. He draws on the raw energy of Delta, Chicago, and Texas blues while infusing the vivacity of Louisiana's musical essence. His exceptional one-person show features thumping bass lines, rhythmic fingerpicking, and slide guitar – a full band experience emanating from a single instrument.

Expect a night where music and storytelling intertwine as Brother Yusef shares his journey through the realms of blues, culture, and personal inspirations. His vibrant performances resonate with authenticity, from recollections of his early musical influences to the spirited expression of his current work. Witness firsthand the spellbinding combination of heartfelt vocals and dynamic guitar work that define his performances, where every note and word promise to reach deep into the roots of blues history while invigorating the genre with a contemporary spirit.

Tickets are $25 general admission. Children under 12 are free. Advance tickets are available here or you may purchase your tickets at the door the night of the show.

Doors open one half hour before show time. We accept cash or Venmo only at the door.

The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own food and adult beverages with no additional corkage fee. The venue is ADA accessible. If you need more information or have any questions, please call us: #510-381-1997.

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Please note: Although masks are no longer required, we strongly encourage their use to keep everyone safe in our intimate space.


Where is it happening?

The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Avenue, Berkeley, United States

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USD 25.00

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