CARRBORO, N.C. — J Shorty “The Bluesman” Smith was in good company during a December visit to Orange County, N.C., not far from the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. https://youtu.be/8-P2I-4-2tk Smith was the Dec. 19 guest of fellow Bluesman Marc Lee on his weekly radio show “The Juke Joint” on […]
Kinston Blues popping up everywhere these days!
J Shorty’s unique Kinston Blues sound has made it to the Carrboro airwaves on the legendary WCOM-LP. STREAM WCOM FROM ANYWHERE: WCOMFM.org Fans of the Bluesman streaming The Juke Joint heard “Last Night” played on Nov. 21 & Dec. 5; plus Christmas Only Comes Once A Year Feat. Lessette played Dec. 9 on the Blues […]
It’s that time of year again. Don’t miss the latest holiday hit on the airwaves, “Christmas Only Comes Once A Year,” streaming on Amazon, Google, Apple & most other streaming stores.
This fan-submitted video of J Shorty Smith’s opening performance at a community event in Kinston on Nov. 20 shows the Bluesman’s ability to create winsome music in any venue. Thanks for this fan-submitted video of Shorty kicking off a #Kinston community event this week with a bluesy patriotic rendition of 🇺🇸 Key’s classic. Check out […]
Check out Shorty jamming with Eastern North Carolina’s own Trainwreck at the Red Room in Kinston on Aug. 25 during a special benefit concert.
From Facebook Live: J Shorty at The Atlantic Art House in Kinston’s Arts & Cultural District.
Thirty-five portraits of African-American musicians and artists on storefront windows along Queen Street were installed as part of the Smart Kinston investment into downtown.
J Shorty Smith’s debut online album, “The Bluesman,” is streaming on Spotify & Amazon Music Unlimited.
Digitally uploaded from the J Smith Productions video archives is a 2013 performance by J Shorty “The Bluesman” Smith at The Red Room in his hometown of Kinston, North Carolina.