Smiling Bobby

Smilin’ Bobby, a Chicago bluesman, is a true heir of Blues that made the city of Chicago famous over 60 years ago. Raised in Helena, Arkansas, he moved to west Chicago in 1949, where he started playing Blues. Bobby performed at several clubs alongside Magic Sam, Blyther Smith, Magic Slim, Little Milton and countless Blues legends. He toured around the world for over 50 years.


Smiling Bobby performed at Red House on October 28, 2015, accompanied by Argentine musicians: Mauro Diana (bass), Gabriel Cabiaglia (drums) and Juan Codazzi (guitar).