While performing on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, a homeless man called out, "Hey Walkin' Cane, got some spare change for a brother?!" Austin subsequently took the jibe as his nickname. Original & classic delta blues featuring slide guitar and soulful vocals. A blues gumbo repertoire that can conjure up the ghosts of highway 61 & the delta blues experience.
Austin Walkin' Cane is a blues singer, songwriter and slide guitarist that performs acoustic solo, duo & electric band sets. He has opened for or performed with countless greats including Bobby Blue Bland, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Gregg Allman, ZZ Top, Robert Jr. John Hammond Jr., Gary Clark Jr., Hubert Sumlin and many more. Austin Walkin’ Cane has toured worldwide from Australia to Nepal, Colombia, France, Germany, England, Wales, and the US, from New Orleans, Louisiana to Juneau, Alaska with only a guitar & suitcase in hand.