The swagger of the south, the energy of the sunset strip, the attitude of the borrows, and the dark side of bourbon street are just a few of the ingredients that make Blackwater James the new definition of rock n’ roll. With energy spewing at their leather laced seams and talent over abundant, these four southern rock n' roll troubadors are carving out a new niche in American rock n’ roll.
The rock n’ roll menace that is Blackwater James hails from the most unlikely of places…Country Music U.S.A…otherwise known as Nashville, TN. In Nashville it’s not uncommon for youngsters to pick up guitars and strum away and dream of country music stardom, but the front man and leader of Blackwater James dreamt of something a little different. Christopher James began playing guitar and singing the blues in the run-down back door dives of Second Avenue at the ripe ole age of 12. In these dark places he learned the essence of rock n’ roll….the attitude.