April 21, 2017 8:00PM - 12:00AM at The Stomping Ground
Willie J Laws toured with Phillip Walker and opened for many of the Blues Greats: BB King, Etta James, Buddy Guy and many more. He has performed at numerous high profile corporate functions, celebrity auctions, charity events, and private parties. Since 1994, Willie has worked closely with some of the top CMPs' ( certified meeting planners) in the United States. Along with his tour schedule, Willie was winner of the Massachusetts Blues Society challenge and went on to the 2012 International Blues Challenge, and subsequently was selected to compete in the 2012 King of Beale Street Challenge. Willie has held down House gigs at Blind Melon's San Diego, CA 1990 -1994, Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville in New Orleans, LA 1994 -1998, House of Blues Las Vegas, NV 1999 - 2003, and regular appearances at HOB New Orleans. Willie is also a member of the Grammy Award winning group and internationally touring, Los Texmaniacs. He currently resides in New England, plays from Maine to New York and beyond. This Is Texas Blues/Funk reminiscent of Freddie King, Johnnie Winter and other Artist who hail from the Lone Star State and Louisiana.
Willie J Laws performs original, traditional and contemporary Blues, R&B, Funk, and Rock & Roll. Willie Jaye a veteran performer, engages and involves the audience with easy charm. To accompany him, Willie always uses the best players who can integrate a variety of American roots music specifically the cultural influences of Texas. You will recognize some of the music performed by the Willie Jaye Laws Band. In one evening the Band can masterfully perform renditions of songs by James Brown, Robert Johnson, Stevie Ray Vaughan , Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Muddy Waters, Clapton, and “Three Kings Of The Blues” - B.B. King, Albert King, and Freddie King. Even more exciting are the his original compositions which reflect many eclectic influences that make the music and each performance electric.