Dan Lawsons reputation as one of Americas premier guitar players speaks for itself. He and his style have evolved into a charismatic blues-rock sound like no other! He is an award winning singer-songwriter, producer of stylistic depth and emotional resonance. His album Soldiers of Fortune won Album of the Year at the 2015 Limelight Music Awards.
Dan Lawson does not just play the guitar, his guitar tells a story of passion and soul! Dans musical roots are a vast mix of Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Funk.
Hes also a frequent performer at all the major music festivals throughout North America such as The Ottawa Music Festival and the Mont-Tremblant Music Festival in Montreal, Canada. Dan has performed at The Legendary Buffalo Chip and The Easy Rider Saloon Music Complex and the Broken Spoke Saloon in Sturgis, South Dakota, with the likes of Kid Rock, Joe Walsh, Lynyrd Skynyrd, George Thorogood, Blue Oyster Cult, and Alice Cooper, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Toby Keith, and Papa Roach. Foghat, Edgar Winter and David Lee Roth.
The Dan Lawson Band is always a crowd favorite during Sturgis, Laconia, Myrtle Beach and Daytona Bike Weeks. Dan also performed the National Anthem for former presidential candidate John McCain
He has shared the stage with Rock Legends such as: Mark Farner, John Mayall, Dee Snider and Mark Mendoza of Twisted Sister, Matt Guitar Murphy of the Blues Brothers, David Lee Roth, Chris Whipper Layton of Double Trouble, Ronnie Earl, The 4 Tops, Jr. Walkers Allstars, The Contours, Bad Company, Styx, Weeping Willie Robinson, R.E.O. Speedwagon, Charlie Farren, Danny Klein of the J. Geils Band, Lou Gramm of Foreigner, Rick Derringer, Pat Travers, The Tubes, John Waite, Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, Vanilla Fudge, Blue Oyster Cult, Molly Hatchett, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band, Johnny and Edgar Winter, Eddie Money, ZZ.Top .38 Special, John Kay and Steppenwolf and Roger, Charlie, Mack and Brian of Foghat
I would like to thank the following important people in my life starting with my wonderful wife Brenda the Love of my Life!! Greg and Lee Sheridan at Full-Throttle Magazine, Tim McKee at Mesa-Boogie Amplification, Derek Brooks at Ernie Ball Strings/ Music Man Guitars, DiMarzio, Robert Keeley Electronics, James Clark at Sonuus, Peterson Tuners, Balderas,King Blossom Guitars Italia Guitar Straps, Rusty Bickford at Trem-King tremolos, Telefunken Microphones, Eminence Speaker, Graph-Tech, Phil Fazin Photos, Grover Allman Guitar Picks, Dino Monoxelos at Loud Technologies, David Allen Pickups, Ear Piece Listening Protection, Robbie Jarvis Sound and Lighting, Jeff Purchon at Gig-Fx. Also Paul Bondarovski of Midnight Special Blues Radio in Paris France.