Willis Earl Beal

  • Music
  • Alternative rock
Critics' choice
With his rich voice, his powerful, alt rock-informed take on soul and the blues and his compellingly minimal, lo-fi arrangements, Chicago boy Beal is a spine-tingling live act. He has so much credibility, in fact, that it's been all but forgotten that he was once a contestant on the American version of 'The X Factor'. Tonight he sings songs from his recent 'Nobody Knows' album.