JAKE BERRY sings, plays guitar and harmonica and writes much of the original material performed by the duo.
WAYNE SIDES, plays tub bass, bass box, doumbek and a variety of other instruments, also sings and writes much of the orginal material
The photo above was taken by Jim Fago during the Bare Knuckles Performance at the W.C.Handy Muic Festival in Florence, AL in August and features an expanded lineup for Bare Knuckles especially for the festival. From left to right: Penny Quebec on mandolin, Wayne Sides on tub bass, Jake Berry on guitar, Max Russell on guitar, and Jim wZ on flute. They also performed in August at Morningside in Sheffield, AL, and at the historic St. James Hotel in Selma, AL.
JAKE BERRY's first CD of orginal songs, Shadow Resolve, came out last year from Front Porch Records. He is also a widely published poet with 14 books currently available, for more information see the links section to the left.
WAYNE SIDES is also a world renowned photographer, visual artist, and professor. He has exhibited work in major galleries in New York, Paris and other major art centers.
Here are the current dates for BARE KNUCKLES performances: September 12 - The Crimson Cafe, Tuscaloosa, AL October 9 - The Liberty Cafe, Tuscaloosa, AL
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