James ‘Buddy’ Rogers is an active professional blues musician. With over 16 award nominations including a Canadian JUNO (the US GRAMMY equivalent in Canada) James has toured and opened for many blues legends such as BB King, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jimmie Vaughan, Elvin Bishop, Katie Webster, Powder Blues, etc. as well as some rock legends like Trooper, April Wine, Darby Mills & the Headpins and more! The list can go on and on. James began playing clubs at age 13 and has toured all over North America and parts of Europe playing blues clubs and major festivals under his own name and with BB King’s bandmates when they were not performing with BB. To this day James continues to record and share the stage with top notch blues players from around the world.