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Harlis Sweetwater / Bio

Harlis Sweetwater Band is a nationally touring band that infuses Blues, 60s style Soul and Rock N’ Roll to create their very own sound. Aside from headlining blues festivals and shows of their own,The band has been direct support for such artists as Jimmie Vaughan, George Thorogood, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Los Lobos and Walter Trout just to name a few. Harlis has been called “the best singer in any genre” by music critic Robert Kinsler of the Register, While Sugar Buzz Magazine had this to say: “From the heart, Harlis Sweetwater, you know instantly the real deal is upon you. This man knows the blues.”

Both the bands albums appeared on ITunes Top 200 Best Selling Blues Albums with songs charting in the U.S., Ireland, Sweden, Malta and New Zealand Top 100 Blues Charts.

Harlis isn’t just a powerful singer/guitarist who radiates soulfulness throughout his music, he’s also an entertainer who draws the audience in, actually involving them in his songs.” Joe Benson – KSWD, Los Angeles http://unclejoe.com

“Harlis bellows with that great gruff blues voice with real religious fervor and he adds plenty of tasty guitar solos at the opportune moments and his band is tighter than a python necktie… Harlis is a kick-ass bluesman on top of his game.” – Ventura County Star
“a mix of soul / rock and brilliant raw Delta blues”.-Blues Magazine

“A high-energy mash up of soulful electric blues”-Blues Rock Review

“Harlis Sweetwater Band gives a nod to blues history while forging forward with their own hard blues style”.- Blues Rock Review.com

“You can’t sit still when Harlis is playing – I just LOVE this band!” -AnneMarie, Blue Sky Productions NW

General Info

Band Members
Harlis Sweetwater-Guitar & Vocals, Jimmy Sena~Drums, Jason Hosler~Bass-with Geoff Yeaton (Sax), Efrrem Shaw (Trumpet), Jed Thurkettle (Trombone)
Artist Name
Harlis Sweetwater
Profile Page
Active Since
Blues / Rock / Soul

Contact Info

Huntington Beach, CA
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