About Bobby Sparks
A very versatile musician, Bobby plays and loves all kinds of music. He has worked with everyone in the gospel industry Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McKlurkin, Ce Ce Winans and Kurt Carr. He also has toured and recorded with top jazz artists and musical giants including Roy Hargrove, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Kirk Whalum, the legendary Les McCann, Wayman Tisdale and Nancy Wilson among others. Bobby has recently expanded his horizons by becoming a writer. He has co-written a piece called Changed for Paul Jackson Jr., a giant in the world of jazz. He has provided music for radio and television commercials. In 2002, he served as assistant to Kirk Franklin in producing the soundtrack for the movie Kingdom Come. He also is a gifted producer with many songs to his credit, including Nu Nation, by Kirk Franklin for which he received a Grammy Award. Sparks is a true artist consumed by his work.
Watch Bob Weir perform Grateful Dead songs with Old Crow Medicine Show and “Deep Elem Blues” with Edie Brickell from Lockn’ 2019.
Widespread Panic kicks off their three-night run at the Ryman in Nashville with a number of bust outs from Neil Young, The Beatles and more.
Watch Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi join Trey Anastasio Band at Lockn’ festival 2019.
The String Cheese Incident will perform at Denver’s new Mission Ballroom as part of the band’s home state Thanksgiving Run 2019.
Watch Bob Weir appear onstage – on a couch – during Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s performance at the Lockn’ festival Thursday night.