Photo by Barb Ostrander
2023 International Blues Challenge Participant.
NYE 2024 at Harpersfield Winery! Photo by: Melissa Durse
NYE 2024 Photo by: Melissa Durse
NYE 2024! Photo by: Melissa Durse
1994 Chicago Blues Festival Damian meeting David "Honeyboy" Edwards at the 1994 Chicago Blues Festival. "Honeyboy" was with Robert Johnson the night Robert died in 1937.
President of Alligator Records Bruce Iglauer and I in Memphis, 2020
Trading licks with a hero Damian jamming with one of his heroes, Magic Slim, in Youngstown, OH after opening the show.
Devon Allman Damian guitar dueling with Devon Allman, the son of the late and great Gregg Allman
Got to hang with Jimmie Vaughan and played him all the old 1920's and 30's Texas Blues.
The Damian Knapp 3 are: Tim Lane (drums), Damian Knapp, Tim Williams (bass)
The Damian Knapp Blues Band. L to R: Tim Lane (drums), Damian Knapp, Kurt Sunderman (bass)
Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Youngstown St. University.
I am pictured here with my grandfather Peter R. Cicero.
Myself and my mentor, real deal bluesman James Green way back in 1998.
Ticket Stub from when I headlined The Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH.
A couple of acoustic guitars Damian playing with Louisiana Blues Master Tab Benoit
Ad for Tribute to the Kings concert in NYC. I showcased at this event for Elmore Magazine.
John Hammond After opening the show, Damian poses for a pic with legendary acoustic blues man John Hammond
I was just getting to know Roosevelt "Boobie" Barnes. I jammed with him at Wilbert's in Cleveland for his entire second set. He dies a short while later.
Blues Royalty Hanging out with Robert Jr. Lockwood at fat Fish and Blues in downtown Cleveland, OH.
I have had the pleasure of opening for Tinsley Ellis on several occasions.
I really enjoyed being a guest on the Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini show.
Damian with BillyJoe In Nashville, TN with Country Music Hall of Fame member Billie Joe Shaver
Foghat Damian with original member of Foghat Roger Earl (left) and guitarist Bryan Bassett. Damian opened for Foghat in NYC in 2007
damian_and_davy_knowles Damian (center) with guitarist Davy Knowles after their show in Columbus, OH
Live in NYC showcasing for Eagle Rock and Elmore Magazine
Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival Damian Knapp Band performing at the Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival in Columbus, OH
Damian Knapp Blues Band Live in front of thousands
Live in front of 3,000 fans!
Slide Guitar A Les Paul and a metal slide
It was exciting to be cast as SRV at the inaugural Ghosts of the Blues in Canton, OH at The Palace Theatre.
My caption in the 2023 IBC program
Winner of the 2019 solo/duo BSWPA Blues Challenge. It was a great day of Blues at Moondogs in Pittsburgh, PA.
Busking in front of the Robins Theatre.
In Memphis at The Orpheum theatre 2020 IBC.
Playing in Clarksdale, MS at Hambone
Doors Tribute Band Mystic HWY
Ticket stub for when I headlined The famous Beachland Tavern in Cleveland, OH
Article written by Anastasia Pantsios for Cleveland Free Times in promotion of my show at the Beachland Ballroom.
Great White Tongan Love God Peter performing in Maui as "The Great White Tongan Love God"
Damian playing the guitar Damian jamming in Clarkesdale, Mississippi at Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club.
Headed to Memphis for IBC in 2007 and I get a write up by the one and only Andy Grey at The Warren Tribune
Damian playing the Delta Blues Damian and his 1930 National Duolian Guitar
The Three Amigos I Don't Care manager Jim Quinn (left), Damian, and Kenny Aaronson (right) in NYC. Kenny is currently the bass player in The Yardbirds
Machine Gun Mary in 2002.
Fester_Presley_RivRock_072010CP_-0111 Performing at River Rock
Early Blues band Damian Knapp and the Hellhounds. That's Joe Toto playing the washtub bass.
On tour with the Drifter Kings from Columbus, OH. We made our way to Missouri, Arkansas, and then three nights at San Padre Island on the Gulf Coast of Texas.
Harmonica master and Canton, OH native, the one and only Jake Friel.