With a new blistering blues/rock trio album on the way, winning the SCBS Battle Of The Blues Bands, and several European tours gaining him thousands of new fans, it’s obvious Shawn Jones is on a roll !
Recently, Shawn was invited to guest as opener for the five time Grammy winning legend Robert Cray on a 16 date theatre tour of the UK. “The response and CD sales were overwhelming!”, says Shawn.
With five studio albums and one live album under his belt, Shawn’s skills as a seasoned songwriter, guitarist and vocalist make him one of the most dynamic and relevant artists on today’s music scene. With over 20 years of touring experience, Shawn stays true to form of his influences.
Growing up in the heartland of Southern California, one of Shawn’s earliest recollections as a boy was listening to his father singing and playing the guitar, which then led him to follow his dreams as a professional musician. He’s shared bills with many renowned musicians, including B.B. King, Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Bonnie Raitt, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Leon Russell, Derek Trucks, Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, and many others.
Shawn has been touring in excess of 200 dates a year, creating new fans and followers everywhere he performs, which includes the U.S., Ireland, United Kingdom and European Union. His variety of performances capture his audience whenever he’s playing an acoustic set that highlights his soulful voice and incredible guitar skills or rocking the crowd with his band of world class musicians.