Harlis Sweetwater is an independent national touring artist from Orange County, CA who has amassed 96,000 followers on Instagram and growing.

His latest release “Won’t Be Satisfied” features legendary musicians, David Hidalgo of Los Lobos on guitar and John Doe of X on bass.

Harlis has been direct support for such notable artists as Los Lobos, Jimmie Vaughan, George Thorogood, Ace Frehley and ZZ Top to name a few.

Upon release, all three of his albums with the Harlis Sweetwater Band appeared on iTunes “Top 200 Best Selling Blues Albums as well as songs in iTunes Top 200 songs charting in the U.S., Ireland, New Zealand and Sweden

He’s one of the most confident guitarists and singers you’ll ever hear and the strength in him has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. His vocal tone is huge and his guitar solos are horsepower personified. – Rock & Blues Mue Magazine

“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 – KLOS & Radio KSWD, Los Angeles

“His powerful opener “Got Me A Woman,” uptempo “Big Bad Bill” and rootsy “Cold Ground” were among the highlights of his 40-minute set. After performing a version of Muddy Waters’ “Still A Fool” late in his outing he received high marks when he told the crowd “You are keeping the blues alive.” – Robert Kinsler/Rock write Blog

Sweetwater makes your average rocker sound like a folk singer in comparison and his magic is his ability to make anyone who hears him want to get up.- Rock and Blues Muse Magazine