multifaceted performer, Gary plays guitar, harmonica, bass and drums.
Originally labeled a blues musician, Gary has always had an appreciation
for all genres of music. His performances are a unique blend of R&B,
reggae, blues, and soul.
In addition to being a performer, Gary is a singer/songwriter and wrote
all of the lyrics and music for his "Worry No More" and "110" CDs. He
also wrote the score for the Jason Wiles movie "Lenexa 1 Mile".
Gary is also has tried his had at acting and starred with Danny Glover
in the John Sayles movie titled "Honeydripper"
A 4th CD project is in the works and is scheduled to be released in
Awards and recognition:
March 15, 2008 Gary received two Awards at the Austin Music
ceremony. He was honored as Best Blues Musician and Best Electric
March 14, 2007 Gary was chosen Best Blues Artist at the Austin Music
March 15, 2006 Gary and his band were presented with an Award for Best
Blues Band at the Austin Music Awards.
On March 17, 2004 the Austin Music Awards were announced. Gary was voted
Austin's Best Blues Musician. He also made the list of the top 20
The February 2004 issue of Brilliant Magazine listed Gary as one of the
Top 100 Singles in Texas. The magazine describes those on the list as
"some of the most gorgeous, interesting and talked-about Texans".
May 3, 2001 was declared Gary Clark, Jr. Day in Austin, Texas. Gary was
honored by the mayor of Austin for helping Austin maintain it's claim to
fame as the 'live music capital of the world'.
In November 2000-Gary took first place in the Houston Blues Society
Blues Challenge and represented the HBS in the International Blues
Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.