Harlis Sweetwater is an independent national touring artist from Orange County, CA. His music is founded on Rock, Blues and Soul music, however his influences and inspirations range from Hip Hop and Reggae, to Jazz and Country music as well., and as Harlis puts it, “All music is SOUL music”.
Harlis released 3 albums under Harlis Sweetwater Band which appeared on iTunes Top 200 best selling albums charting in the top 200 blues charts in the US, Ireland, Sweden and New Zealand. His single “All Tore Up” reached #64 on iTunes singer/songwriter chart. Aside from headlining venues and festivals across the US, he has been direct support for such notable artists as Jimmy Vaughan, ZZ Top, Los Lobos, George Thorogood, Blues Traveler more.
Now as a “solo” artist, Harlis is moving forward with his music and vision with no limitations. In September 2021, Harlis released an exciting new 4-song EP, Diesel Dirt & Spit: Vol 1, and will be releasing Volume 2 soon after, as well as an upcoming single featuring David Hidalgo/Los Lobos and John Doe/X set for release in early 2022 on recently signed indie label My Grito Industries.
Stream Diesel Dirt & Spit Volume 1 now on all streaming platforms