mojo49 gets its name from Highway 49 that cuts through the Mississippi Delta. It is an Americana roots band with diverse influences from Chicago to New Orleans.

The band consist of several variations from a acoustic duo with David and Chuck to a small venue 4 piece bar band to a full horn section and additional musicians for larger venues and festivals.

David Sims - Drums and Vocals


Born and raised in Mississippi, David moved to Chicago in the early 90's, he has toured the US, Canada, Europe and Japan and recorded on Alligator and Blind Pig Records.

Chuck Wasserburg - Guitar and Vocals


Originally from Los Angeles, Chuck is a veteran of the Chicago music scene. His style melds a diverse array of influences, from Elmore James and Johnny Winter to Robert Johnson and Ry Cooder.