"DFW's Blues/Rock party band"
Tom         Kenny          Kim           mic           Gator  
" I'd never heard these guys til last weekend----They are AWESOME!!!!!"
- Stacey Smyser, DFW radio personality.


They came together from Texas  and Chicago to create a great blues/rock sound


"if you want a blues band that will party, call SSBK. These guys don't just do 'my dog died, my woman's gone, and I'm cryin' blues.  Their up-tempo blues is infectious."   -- Thomas Louis, Granbury

The SSBK musicians have worked with the greats like Buddy Guy, Pinetop Perkins, Jimmie Vaughan, Johnny Winter, Canned Heat, Keb Mo, Bugs Henderson, Chris Duarte, James Cotton, Chuck Berry, George Thorogood, the Delfonics, Willie BigEyes Smith, Louisiana Red, Bob Corritore, Robert Ealey, Guitar Shorty and more.

           with James Cotton                                              with Buddy Guy                                                           with Keb Mo                                                   with Chuck Berry


              with Pinetop Perkins                                       with Jimmie Vaughan                                     with George Thorogood              with Louisiana Red  & Bob Corritore 

UPCOMING public gigs
(note: these include our brother band  -- Ray Reed & Gator
 (private parties are not shown here)

Friday Feb. 27th ---- Fred’s Texas  

Mar. 1 Johnny O’s

Mar. 7 Johnny O’s

March 12 – Keys  Jam----à 9 pm

Mar. 20 SXSW – Austin Ray Reed & Gator

Mar. 22 – KNON Blues Fest Ray Reed & Gator

April 4th Johnny O’s Ray Reed & Gator

April 10th   Fred’s Texas Café  Friday 8-11    Ray Reed & Gator          

April 11th Johnnie O’s;  6-10  Ray Reed & Gator

April 24 & 25 – Chula Chaser Weekend at Lake Worth backing Ray Reed & Gator

May 1 –Ray Reed & Gatorat Basement Ray Reed & Gatoro

May 30th – Sat . 3-6 Fred’s Texas Ray Reed & Gator duo with Kim

May 31 – Johnny O Ray Reed & Gator

June 4 – Keys  Lounge Ray Reed & Gator

July – 16th-31 Ray Reed & Gator show in Europe

Aug 7-23 Ray Reed & Gator Northern and Eastern Europe

Sept.22th BASEMENT

           Gator with  Johnny Winter                                                                                                 Crowd at Bedford Blues Festival w/SSBK                                                                      Gator w/ Anson Funderburgh 9 time WC   aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaHandy Award winner
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Put on the headphones, crank it up and enjoy

 Love Her with a Feeling.wma
You Do the Thinkin & I'll Do the Drinkin
 Divin' Duck
Everything I Need
(thanks Keb Mo)
 She Caught the Katy
These Arms of Mine
 Cell Phone
Tore Down.mp3
She's Tough (1).mp3

The Kings backstage before opening for Kenny Wayne Sheppherd           BB King, John Lee Hooker and Buddy Guy have played at JJ's Blues Club 
                                                                                                                                             ---so have the SSBK!

YouTube Videos by the Kings -
Green River
Stay Loose

"You Do the Thinkin' & I'll Do the Drinkin"

Video - See Gator playing on Beale Street in Memphis
with Big Jerry and the Memphis Juke Band 
Gator & the Kings backing 2-time WC Handy Award Bluesman of the Yr. -  Lousiana Red

Gator Playing with Cadillac Johnson, Lil' Bennie Durall & Neal Drennon


Guitar Shorty, Gator and Mike at a blues festival

for bookings or questions, contact Gator at 

                  garymillhollon@gmail.com or call 817-964-3439

  To see some interesting history on the South Side Blues Kings, check on the links below.                                


 BIOs, PRESS. and Hollywood references 

     Gear Page on some of our equipment

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