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MARCH/APRIL 2009: April will be a busy month for Otis Clay. To start...Otis will be making his way to BERN SWITZERLAND for a 5 night stand (March 31st. thru April 4th) at the MARIAN JAZZ ROOM. Next up on April 10th and 11th, Otis will be at YOSHI'S in SAN FRANCISCO. April 28th finds Otis in NEW ORLEANS for a performance at the THE PONDER ROSA STOMP at the HOUSE OF BLUES. Click here for the complete list of dates!

08/22/08: New performances have been added to the shows section of the site. Look out Japan and Detroit...Otis is on his way. Click here for the dates!

07/09/08: Otis will take the stage at Chicago's Park West venue alongside Jeff Tweedy on July 11 for a night of music benefiting the Barack Obama Victory Fund. The Illinois senator will make an appearance as well, head here to purchase a little piece of the future (and a ticket to a benefit concert).

02/11/08: Otis has a couple of perormances coming up. Check him out...Saturday, March 1st at the STARLIGHT CLUB in WATERLOO, ON. Tickets purchased for the January 19 show will be honoured or may be refunded at point of purchase. On Friday May 23rd, Otis will be performaning at the BLUES AND THE SPIRIT SYMPOSIUM CONCERT in River Forest, IL. Visit the shows section for more info or to purchase tickets for either of these performaces.

Otis Clay has been nominated for a Grammy: Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance. Click here and scroll to category 26 to view the nominations. Otis is also mentioned in this Chicago Sun Times grammy review.

09/12/07: Welcome to my website. You’ll find my new cd, Walk A Mile In My Shoes, in the Store plus regularly updated sections to give you the latest news, reviews and show information. You can also enjoy a healthy sampling of both my soul and gospel music in the Jukebox and a wide variety of photos and other memorabilia in the Gallery.

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Walk A Mile In My Shoes
Album Review

Living Blues
June 2007

Gospel spirit shines
Rain can't dampen faithful's fervor

Chicago Tribune
June 4, 2007

Hallelujah! Gospel Festival promises resounding joy
Chicago Sun-Times
June 1, 2007

Odd mix makes good chemistry
Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2006

Variety spices up and drags down WTTW concert
Chicago Tribune
Aug 22, 2005

Plant mixes mystical and music: Ex-Led Zeppelin frontman melds a range of sounds
Chicago Tribune
Jul 11, 2005