2010 Congac Blues Festival in France, Slim plays Archetypal Blues.

Watermelon Slim & The Workers
2016-2017 Tour Dates

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Golden Boy

New Watermelon Slim release "Golden Boy" available now.
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Bull Goose Rooster

The new album release, "Bull Goose Rooster" is finished. 16 songs by Watermelon Slim & The Workers, with special guest Danielle Schnebelen (Trampled Under Foot) performing a duet with Slim. Release date June 25, 2013.
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Okiesippi Blues

Watermelon Slim & Super Chikan release their first duo cd June 7, 2011. Be the first to own this instant classic cd, order here now.
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Live at Ground Zero

New DVD of Watermelon Slim & The Workers playing a live show at Ground Zero Blues Club is available now. This great show was video taped on May 2007 featuring Watermelon Slim & The Workers, along with special guest appearances by Charlie Musslewhite, Jimbo Mathus and Big George Brock.
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RINGERS (2010)

Watermelon Slim CD "Ringers" recorded in Nashville. Released Worldwide June 2, 2010.
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Escape From The Chicken Coop

Slim's 1st Country CD with special guests Gary Nicholson & members of Delbert McClinton's Band.
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No Paid Holidays

14 songs recorded in November 2007 by Watermelon Slim & The Workers with special guests Lee Roy Parnell and David Maxwell. Produced by Chris Wick. View pictures from the recording session. Check out song samples from No Paid Holidays.

The Wheel Man

The Wheel Man, by Watermelon Slim, with special guests Magic Slim and David Maxwell. Produced by Chris Wick. Check out pictures of the recording of The Wheel Man. Check out song samples from The Wheel Man here now.

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Current News

New Record for 2018 !

Watermelon Slim currently in studio, recording a new Blues Release for Northern Blues.

Guests include:
Bob Margolin, Sherman Holmes, John Nemeth, Joe Louis Walker, Nick Schnebelen, Albert Castiglia, Red Young, Ike Lamb.
Recording at Bell Lab Studios Norman, Ok and Music & Arts Memphis, TN.
This is blues release baby! look for a release date soon.

Memphis Music & Arts Studio

Studio Memphis

Left to right
Chris Wick , John Allouise, John Nemeth, Watermelon Slim, Brian Wells

Memphis Music & Arts Studio

Studio Memphis

Left to right
Kevin Houston, John Allouise, Bob Margolin, Watermelon Slim, Brian Wells, Chris Wick

Bell Lab Studio, Norman OK

Studio Memphis

Left to right
Trent Bell, John Allouise, Chris Wick, Watermelon Slim, Brian Wells.

On Tour 2018!

Watermelon Slim is on tour, Worldwide for 2018, contact Blue Mountain Artists for available dates.
North America
Blue Mountain Artists, LLC
Europe Blue Mountain International
Pat Morgan

Upcoming Tour Dates

02.15.2018 – Oklahoma City – VZD’S ( Nick Schnebelen opens show)
02.16.2018 - Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
02.17.2018 – St Louis, MO – BB’s Soup
02.18.2018 – Des Moines, IA – Lefty’s
06.03.2018 – Morden, MB – Back Forty Folk Festival
06.04.2018 – Winnipeg, MB – High & Lonesome Club ( with Scott Nolen Band)
06.16.2018- Henderson, KY – WC Handy Blues & BBQ ( with Scott Nolen Band)
10.13.2018 – Verdun, FR – Fubourg Du Blues

June 27, 2017

We are proud to announce that Blue Mountain Artists will now represent Watermelon Slim for tours and bookings.
Slim is very excited to work Hugh Southard and his experienced staff. Established in 2004, Blue Mountain Artists is one of the best in the business with a well-known roster of artists touring worldwide.
Bookings contact:
Blue Mountain Artists
Management & Media Relations Contact:
Red House Talent
Chris Hardwick; Tel 405-659-6805

June 1, 2017

Watermelon Slim has new tour dates Europe and USA.
Look for Watermelon Slim Band touring in support of new record release
On Dixie Frog Records (France) , Golden Boy .

06.30.2017 Gothenberg - SW- Gothenberg Blues Festival
07.01.2017 - Sunset - PARIS-BERCY FR
07.02.2017 - Nix N Meer - ENSCHEDE- NI
07.05.2017 - Qbus - NI
07.04.2017 - Spirit of 66 - BELGIUM
07.07.2017 - Cognac - FR
07.08.2017 - Cognac - FR
07.12.2017 - Budapest HUNGARY
07.14.2017 Olsztyn POLAND Olsztyn Blues Festival
08.18.2017 - Tulsa , OK Blackbird on Pearl
08.19.2017 - St Louis, MO BB s Soup
08.20.2017 Oklahoma City VZD S
08.22.2017 - Stillwater, OK Willies Saloon
08.24.2017 - Hatch, NM Sparky s
08.25.2017- Phoenix, AZ Rhythm Room
08.26.2017- Pasadena, CA Big Mamas Blues Shack
08.27.2017- Long Beach, CA Malarky s Grill
08.28.2017- Tarzana, CA Maui Sugar Mill Saloon
09.01.2017 San Francisco, CA Biscuits & Blues
09.02.2017 San Francisco, CA Biscuits & Blues
09.08.2017- Electric City, WA Sunbanks Blues Festival
09.09.2017 Seattle, WA Highway 99 Blues Bar
09.13.2017 Lincoln, NE Zoo Bar
09.14.2017 Kansas City, MO - Knuckleheads

February 21, 2016

Hey everyone, sorry it s been awhile to post updates. Time flys when you re having fun! Here is a re cap for 2015- Slim had a great year, traveling and entertaining to: All over the USA, Europe, Switzerland, Italy, Norway and of course Canada such as Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The July 4 2015 Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Induction for Bill Homans, aka Watermelon Slim has moved again. It looks that will finally happen April 4 in Tulsa, OK 2016 looks to be a very active year for Slim. With dates in Oklahoma, Mississippi, Nebraska, Missouri, New Hampshire, Europe dates, Denmark, Italy and France too. So check back often, more dates will fill in for spring, summer, fall and winter. Thanks everyone, for stopping in to see Slim perform in his hometown of Clarksdale, MS too.

December 12, 2014

Watermelon Slim will be inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
Friday, December 19th, 2014
for more information on tickets:

Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame (The Jazz Depot)
5 South Boston Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame is located on the corner of 1st & South Boston Avenue in downtown Tulsa.
Phone 918-928-JAZZ / 918-928-5299
Email info@okjazz.org

September 15, 2013

The reviews for Bull Goose Rooster keep coming!
The Morton Report

August 11, 2013

More great reviews for Bull Goose Rooster!
Colorado Springs Independent
Dr. Blues
Norman Transcript
The Alternate Root
Honest Tune
Blog Critics
Rootstime English
Rootstime Foreign
The Blues Hound
Roots Music Report
The Daily News

June 18, 2013

Bull Goose RoosterYou can now order the new album release, "Bull Goose Rooster". 16 songs by Watermelon Slim & The Workers, with special guest Danielle Schnebelen (Trampled Under Foot) performing a duet with Slim. Release date June 25, 2013.

June 9, 2013

The reviews are coming in! Bull Goose Rooster is a monster!
No Depression
Keys & Chords
NorthernBlues Music
Smoky Mtn. Blues Society

June 5, 2013

It was a wonderful re-union for Slim and the Workers to record the 2013 Cd release "Bull Goose Rooster". Almost one hour of 16 new songs. Release date is June 25th. Michael Newberry re-joined Slim and the band for this recording. Thanks Michael! it was a blast. Michael is not available for the 2013 tour so we are glad to announce that Forrest Worrell will be touring all 2013 show dates starting in July. Look for Slim and the Workers at a show near you!

April 24, 2013

New Watermelon Slim interview from The Dominion Post

October 29, 2012

Big News!!! Watermelon Slim & The Workers will tour 2013! Slim's original drummer and founding member of The Workers, Michael Newberry is back with the band. So Blues fans, festival buyers and Workers fans, stay tuned for the upcoming tour dates TBA.

August 6, 2012

Check out where you can catch Slim at next. Limited tour dates in 2012.

June 9, 2012

Catch a short video performance of Slim (solo) in Clarksdale, MS. This video was taped and is being used on the Travel Channel's show Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. It will be airing on the Blues Trail episode on Monday, August 20, 2012.

December 4, 2011

Slim is Blues Blast Magazines Feature Interview. Read the interview here.
Blues Blast Interview

June 24, 2011

New review from Slim's DVD Live At Ground Zero on About.com

June 8, 2011

New review of Okiesippi Blues from Community Voices reviewed by Jim White.