At 20 years of age, TJ Wong has already accomplished quite a bit. Whether he is performing at festivals and venues throught the Pacific Northwest, performing at NAMM in LA, mixing and producing bands at one of the PNW's professional studios, composing his next album, or just working as a sound engineer for hire, he is always soaking in music. TJ Wong has been immersed in the PNW's music community since he was 12 years old, and it shows in his stage confidence, tone wisdom, and sheer performance skill.
Multiple appearances at the Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge as the youth representative for the Pacific Northwest's Cascade Blues Association plugged TJ into the world wide blues community at a young age and they fell in love with him. Tagima guitars loved him so much that they offered him an endorsing artist agreement when he was just 18 years old. TJ's 2020 submission to the PBS Tiny Desk concert series drew quite a bit of critical acclaim. He will be recieving his music production degree in the fall of 22'.
2022 find's TJ ready to release his first all original blues album on the Lightnig In A Bottle record label. Production has already begun and release is tentatively scheduled for July of 2022. TJ will also be competing with his band in the Cascade Blues Association's "Journey to Memphis" in the summer of 22'. This multil-band, multil-round, battle of the blues bands begins in June and the winner will represent the CBA in Memphis at the Blues Foundation's International Blues Challenge January of 23'. Summer of 22' will also find TJ Wong and band on the main stage at the Water Front Blues Festival in Portland OR with English youth blues sensation Toby Lee. Watch the Waterfront Blues Festival web site for schedule specifics as the become available. And come back to the Lightning In A Bottle records web site to stay updated.