Chicago’s own Toronzo Cannon is set to drop his highly anticipated album, “Shut Up And Play!”, via Alligator Records on June 7, 2024. This third Alligator release from Cannon will be available on CD, yellow vinyl LP, and across all digital platforms.

Renowned for his raw, truth-telling compositions and dynamic guitar prowess, Cannon stands at the forefront of contemporary blues. Drawing inspiration from blues legends like Hound Dog Taylor, Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix, he infuses each track on “Shut Up And Play!” with soul-stirring authenticity.

Co-produced by Cannon and Alligator president Bruce Iglauer, the album captures a range of human experiences with unparalleled fervor. From the searing “I Hate Love” to the reflective “Guilty” and the poignant “Message To My Daughter,” Cannon’s music delves deep into the complexities of life.

“Shut Up And Play!” opens with the fiery “Can’t Fix The World,” a blistering commentary on societal hypocrisy, showcasing Cannon’s masterful guitar riffs and impassioned vocals. The album concludes with the defiant title track, where Cannon refuses to silence his voice in the face of adversity.

Prepare for an emotional rollercoaster as Toronzo Cannon invites listeners into his world with “Shut Up And Play!”—a testament to the enduring power of blues storytelling.