Casa Linda’s Joshua Ray Walker is taking the country music scene by storm
By Rachel Stone, October 26, 2019
The 13-hour flight to Stockholm that Joshua Ray Walker took in October for a 32-date European tour was his first time on a plane.
Walker, who is from East Dallas, released his first album, “Wish You Were Here,” in January.
“I grew up in a lower-income family,” he says. “If we took a vacation, it was usually a road trip. As a musician, it’s practical to travel by car. The opportunity hasn’t presented itself, I guess. It never came up before.”
Walker finished recording his second album with State Fair Records before embarking on Europe. He also plays lead guitar in Ottoman Turks, the 10-year-old East Dallas dive bar band that’s suddenly having a come-up. They headlined the Granada Theater earlier this year.
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