What It Always Do: Music’s healing influence returns to WAC

At just 24 years old, multi-instrumentalist and Grammy nominee Jontavious Willis is shaking up the blues world with his technical mastery and tying the genre’s deep cultural roots to the present. He returns to the Walton Arts Center for his first headlining show in Fayetteville Oct. 22.
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“Ah, you already know,” Jontavious Willis says knowingly. “What it’s always been doing — healing us since the beginning of time.”
The question was what role the young bluesman thinks… What It Always Do: Music’s healing influence returns to WAC