Dan Lawson’s reputation as one of America’s 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 (Group) at the 2015 Limelight Music Awards. March 2018 the band was inducted into the Music Museum of New England.
Dan Lawson does not just play the guitar, his guitar tells a story of passion and soul! Dan’s musical roots are a vast mix of Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Funk.
He’s 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. Walker’s Allstar’s, 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, Larry DiMarzio, Robert Keeley Electronics, James Clark at Sonuus, Peterson Tuners, Balderas custom pedals, Rusty Bickford at Trem-King tremolo’s, Telefunken Microphones, Graph-Tech, Phil Fazin Photos, Grover Allman Guitar Picks, Dino Monoxelos at Loud Technologies, EarPeace Hearing Protection, Kevin Chabot Sound and Lighting, Doc” Sigmier and The Rocky Mountain Slides Company, Jeff Purchon at “Gig-Fx.” Also Paul Bondarovski of “Midnight Special Blues Radio” in Paris, France.