New Releases:

“Julia Brown” &“Onward Through the Fog”


After their multi-award-winning Ballad of Albert Johnson LP - two brand new A&B side singles! 

A swampy blues rocker depicting the haunting legend of Louisiana voodoo priestess Julia Brown, and their live heartfelt acoustic tribute to the Canadian Blues DJ icon Patrick Monaghan with Onward Through the Fog.


The new singles are available here, and on all popular streaming services including Tidal, Spotify, Apple music,, Amazon, and many more!


The Ballad of Albert Johnson

The Ballad of Albert Johnson has won 

Best Modern Roots Song for “Song for Cheryl”

At The Independent Blues Awards in Atlanta Georgia 

And two Maple Blues Awards {Canadian Blues Awards}

Recording of the year and New Artist Group of the year

Thanks so much to Blues fans from coast to coast 


Explore the other Nominated Artists, Releases and Songs (click here and scroll down)

Maple Blues Award Winners 2021: 

Recording & Producer of the Year 

New Artist/Group of the Year

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Smoke Wagon's previous release CIGAR STORE  won three Independent Blues Awards:

  • Best Modern Roots Album
  • Best R&B Soul Song
  • Best New Artist 

The band is humbled to be recognized along such greats as Colin James, Bobby Rush, Joe Bonnamassa, John Mayall, Ben Harper, etc... “We are ecstatic that “Cigar Store” has been so well received. Thanks so much to all our fans who voted and to all our favourite DJ’s. It means the world to us that folks are listing...”