Performing and playing guitar since 9 years old, Ian Seaholm has performed with the likes of WC Clark, Otis and the alligators and Reverend Raven and West Side Andy. He has recently been performing at the legendary Buddy Guys In Chicago, earning praise from Buddy Guy himself. Ian has opened for Carlos Johnson, Carlise Guy, Paul Flipowicz and others.
Ian is a recipient of the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and Outstanding Soloist at the 2003 UWGB Jazz Fest.
Ian is available as a solo blues act (Sam 377), a duo with harmonica player Shawn Omarro (Serious Trouble) and his four piece blues band the Night Thieves.
He plays a range of Chicago and Austin based blues, ranging from Muddy Waters and the three “Kings,” to The Vaughan brothers, Clapton and other blues legends. He also plays several praises originals.
Ian is a true blues man.