Sue Foley talks shop with Chicago blues legend Joanna Connor

Joanna Connor is featured in the June 2019 issue of Guitar Player Magazine. The Foley Files: Joanna Connor Sue Foley talks shop with Chicago blues legend Joanna Connor. Joanna Connor came up in the tough and competitive 1980s Chicago blues scene. Her 1989 debut album, Believe It, hit the community like a hurricane and quickly …

2018 Festival Dates!

Joanna connor is excited to be hitting the road and getting to see so many of you around the world. Of course, she still is playing regularly in Chicago between festivals. July 13th – Lighthouse Blues Festival – Kincardine, ON, Canada July 27th – Pomeroy Blues Festival – Pomeroy, OH July 28th – Canal Winchester Blues …

Watch Joanna Connor Shred on Slide Guitar

Joanna Connor might be the best—or most original—blues-based slide guitar player you’re likely to come across today. Or tomorrow. Check out this action-packed video of Connor, shown performing a wicked slide solo at the 2014 North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland, Maine. Besides Connor on guitar, the video features Lance Lewis on bass, Tony Palmer …

Joanna Interviewed on Music On The Couch

Joanna Connor was interviewed on the unique radio program, “Music On The Couch” on February 27, 2017. Joanna talks about her latest recording “Six String Stories,” her viral video and of course blues rock guitar! You can listen to the podcast by clicking HERE To interview Joanna, please send a request to info@mc-records.com or call 631-754-8725.

Joanna Connor begins a new chapter with Six String Stories

Joanna Connor’s meteoric rise to Internet fame is now the stuff of legend: in 2014, a fan uploaded a video of Connor performing “Walkin’ Blues” in front of a Chicago audience, and seemingly overnight the clip generated millions of views. Despite the sudden wave of recognition, however, Connor, is no newcomer or overnight sensation. Born …

Some people ‘can’t believe’ how good this female guitarist is – but they should

Joanna Connor is a popular Chicago blues musician with the ability to pull off an absolutely face-melting guitar solo A video of female guitarist Joanna Connor has gone SUPER viral after a clip of her performance at the North Atlantic Blues Festival this summer was re-posted on YouTube under the new title “I can’t believe …

Joanna Connor — Going Viral

Joanna Connor GOING VIRAL Her overnight success was decades in the making, but a video gone viral of a jaw-dropping slide guitar performance at the 2014 North Atlantic Blues Festival has helped bring Joanna Connor to the world. With nearly a half a million views, the performance displays scholarly blues virtuosity and crowd-pleasing pyrotechnics. In …