LIVE: Joanne Taylor Shaw @ Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 2/24/11

March 1st, 2011, 12:00 pm by Greg

Born in Birmingham, England and currently based in Detroit, the phenomenal young blues artist Joanne Shaw Taylor brought what the late Albert King liked to call “blues power” to the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Troy on Thursday night. Just in her mid-twenties, Taylor wowed the crowd, many of them new to her, with two sets of gritty originals from her acclaimed Ruf Records offerings, “White Sugar” (2009) and “Diamonds in the Dirt” (2010), as well as a trio of inspired covers.

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