Jimmy "Duck" Holmes will appear at several major blues festivals throughout 2010, including:
Chicago Blues Festival - Sunday, June 13
Bentonia Blues Festival (Mississippi) - Saturday, June 19
Pocono Blues Festival (Pennsylvania) - Friday, July 23
Sunflower Blues & Gospel Festival - Saturday, August 7
Arkansas Blues & Heritage Festival - Saturday, October 9
Ain't It Lonesome is the fourth CD by rural Mississippi blues guitarist Jimmy "Duck" Holmes. The CD includes a mix of solo acoustic numbers and electric tracks featuring drummer Lee Williams. As with his previous CDs for Broke & Hungry Records, the album features several tracks recorded at Holmes' rural juke joint, The Blue Front Cafe in Bentonia, Mississippi. Holmes was featured in the award winning film M For Mississippi. Tracks include: All Night Long, My Baby's Gone, Nightmare, Bentonia Boogie.