The Willie J.Laws Band
Willie J. Laws has over 25 years of performing experience and has traveled the world making music. The influences heard in the music of the Willie J. Laws Band
are many and eclectic. There are deep roots in Texas music tradition and uniquely American roots music.
Raised in the Gulf Coast of Texas, Willie J. developed his "funky blues" guitar and vocal sound, influenced by Texas Blues and R&B, Tex-Mex Tejano/Conjunto,
Louisiana Zydeco, and Country.Fans call him "the Real Deal". His work over the past 25 years includes performing as the house band for The House of Blues in both Las Vegas and New Orleans, and as well as Margaritaville in the "Crescent City". He performs nationally and internationally with the Grammy award-winning Tejano band "Los Texmaniacs". While living in Texas, Louisiana, Nevada, and California he repeatedly opened for BB King, Etta James, Buddy Guy, Willie Nelson, Hall &
Oates, Lynyrd Skynyrd and numerous others. Willie was mentored by, and toured throughout the US with, the late Blues great and Texan, Phillip Walker,
which you also hear in Willie's playing style. More recently, audiences at the Rhythm and Roots Festival were excited and impressed by his unforgettable performance.
Willie now lives in Massachusetts, travels from NH to NYC to Texas and beyond, and plays hardcore, authentic
Blues with a twist of Zydeco, R&B and Funk.
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