Armed with a suitcase kick-drum, National Reso-phonic Guitar, Lowebow cigar-box hillarp, Reso-Ukulele and kazoo, Big Jon Short’s high energy solo performances bring a foot-stomping show that taps into the heart of the songs, regional styles, and folklore of the Blues and its importance to American music. Based in the Northeast US, he travels and performs between 150-200 shows per year in BBQ joints, blues rooms and festivals from Massachusetts to Mississippi.