From Chicago to Minnesota and residing in Mississippi
- 20 year performing together
- Performed Ground Zero, Famous Daves, Willinskys, The Juke Joint Festival in Clarksville, King Biscuit Festival (2018)
- Performed with Eddy Clearwater, Little Johnny Christian, Johhny B Moore, Mary Lane
- European Tours
- WIB Showcase Gainesville, FL (May 2019)
Johnie B.& Queen Iretta have been traveling and playing throughout the states together for over 25 years. They have played 17 years professionally in Minnesota, with a move to Jackson MS. in 2016.
Johnie B., born and raised in Chicago, has been playing guitar most of his life. Queen Iretta originally from Tunica MS., has been singing many years! The two met in Chicago, married there and have been at it ever since!
Johnie B. has a way of delivering his own unique guitar style, with strong vocals. On the other hand, mesmerizing her audience, Queen Iretta’s voice style is a sweet style with a Mississippi Twist. She has a dynamic voice range, and is a strong singer with a raw finish. She’s a Sho’Nuff Crowd pleaser! Together Johnie and Iretta make a powerful and strong Blues couple. Living in Jackson, MS they often play Frank Jones Corner, Iron Horse Bar & Grill, and Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale MS. regularly just to name a few.
Johnie B.& Queen Iretta Sanders have played The King Biscuit Blues Festival, The Juke Joint Festival, and The Deep Blues Festival in Clarksdale MS. They have competed in the Regional IBCs two times once in Mississippi in 2017, and 2018 coming in 3rd place in Helene, Arkansas. Queen Iretta participated in the WIB Broadcast in the 2019 IBC in Memphis. She also will be participating in the Women in Blues Showcase in Gainesville, FL on Sunday May 19th, at Cypress and Grove Brewing Co. Queen Iretta was also considered one of the Mississippi Blues Women in Holly Spring MS., at Russ College in 2018.
They have their own CD’s of original songs. Johnie B. Sanders BLUES CLUB JUMPIN’ (2004), And Queen Iretta Sanders LET’S PARTY RIGHT! (2009). Johnie B & Queen Iretta will be touring in Europe in late May.
“It’s their raw love of music, and their blues roots, combined with their talent and unique relationship on stage, that makes them stand out where ever they go” — Anne Bello, Anne Bello Productions
For FL SC and GA Booking Contact : Anne Bello, Anne Bello Productions, LLC at 352-514-4996.