Back Pack Jones is an Illinois-based rhythm and blues band that has hit the international blues scene in just over two years after the band’s formation in 2012. The band’s success skyrocketed after peforming at the International Blues Challenge in 2013, recognized in the top third of blues bands from across the glove.
After thrilling crowds in Memphis and at various festivals, Back Pack Jones released their debut album “Betsy’s Kitchen” and performed as the opening act for the late legendary B.B. King. “Betsy’s Kitchen” received international airplay and was nominated as best New Artist Debut Album by Blues Blast Magazine. Back Pack Jones brings a high-energy show led by the charismatic and extremely talented front man “Big Mike Wallace” and a show chock-full of Back Pack Jones original blues.