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~ Soul-Americana, Roots, Hill Country Blues ~
UPDATE: Will Scott is honored, and humbled, to announce that he has been nominated in over four categories in Nuvo's Best of Indy (Indianapolis, IN) 2015. This is the Indianapolis publication most comparable to New York's Village Voice. Please visit the link below to vote for him. Votes are accepted from anywhere in the world, and you may vote once per day. Nuvo voting ends August 21, 2015.
Best Local Blues
Best Local Folk/Country
Best Local Overall Group/Artist
Will Scott is known for his distinctive voice, original roots songwriting, and guitar stylings. Blending blues and Americana with a dash of rock and outlaw country, His soulful, live performances, and his acclaimed recordings have captivated crowds in the US and Europe for over twenty years.
*After many exciting and successful years based in New York, Scott has returned to his native hometown of Indianapolis, IN. He is performing regularly in the Midwest, on the East Coast, and on tour. For booking information, visit the Contact page, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Gifted" - Nashville City Paper
"Once you've heard Will Scott it's hard to forget him... gutsy blues-tinged voice, distinctive guitar style, and soulful songwriting" -The Guardian
"Some of the most innovative pieces of blues songwriting of the year" - Louisville Music News
"Voice as thick as blood" - New York Press
"One of the most impressive new acts of his kind to come along in quite some time" -Americana UK
"America's most soulful country blues artist" - Q Magazine
Will Scott has opened for: Buddy Miller, Elizabeth Cook, Jolie Holland, Band of Heathens, Gill Landry (Old Crow Medicine Show), Matt Andersen, Kent Burnside, Baby Gramps, Sam Meyers & Anson Funderburg, Preacher Boy, and Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, among others.
Select Festival & Conference Performances:
Glastonbury Festival - Bourbon Street Stage, Maverick Festival, Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival, What's Cookin' Festival, Brooklyn Country Summer Festival, DUMBO Arts Festival (NY), Folk Alliance International, Midwest Music Conference
“Scott is gifted and innovative, a skilful and insightful songwriter with a fantastic voice. Deep and seductive, it adds further emotional resonance to already spine tingling compositions. A commanding performance - I loved him!” - Americana UK (review of performance at Maverick Festival)