Considered one of the best young bluesmen, guitarist and vocalist ALVIN YOUNGBLOOD HART has roots steeped in an eclectic brew of soul, rock, country, R&B, and more. Repeatedly praised by the critics for his musicianship and songwriting, Hart has received several honors including the 1999 Down Beat Critics Poll Award for Blues Album of the Year and Living Blues Critics Award for Best Blues and Best Traditional/Acoustic Blues Album of the year. In addition to his extensive tours as a headliner, Hart has also supported the likes of Neil Young, Los Lobos, Ben Harper, John Lee Hooker, and Taj Mahal. His third album, Start with the Soul, is being released in April on Hannibal Records. He makes his Hollywood Bowl debut this summer.