Welcome to Hokum Blues, the website of acoustic blues guitarist, Rick Franklin. Learn more about Rick's music and his work preserving and carrying on the Piedmont musical tradition.LEARN MORE
Want to hear live performances? See a schedule of Rick's upcoming shows, concerts and appearances.LEARN MORE
For the over three decades, Rick Franklin has been playing and singing the blues at local festivals and community events, as well as various historical sites, museums, clubs, cafes and markets. His musical interests are eclectic, reflecting his work playing and teaching regionally, nationally and internationally.
Photo: Rick Franklin at Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival, November 2017 (Credit: Kathleen Dreier)