When you think of blues music, what instrument comes to mind? Ripping guitars? Wailing harmonicas?
How about the didgeridoo?
Harper, a single-name bluesman from Australia, plays the didgeridoo on a number of his tunes. But as his name might hint, he is also a harmonica player of some renown, as well as a powerful vocalist and successful songwriter.
He returns to the Wine Cellar, where he has built a following with a number of tour stops, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The 21-and-over nightclub is in the lower level of 2550 Washington Blvd.
Harper released six albums in Australia in the 1990s before relocating to Michigan about five years ago. He has since released three CDs on Blind Pig Records, including his 2010 effort, "Stand Together."
Chip Eagle, publisher for the blues magazines Blues Revue and Blueswax, said that "Harper is the most exciting act on the live scene today."
Tickets are $8 at the door. For information or further details, call the club at 801-399-3600.