Roll Like That
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Comes at you with full-forced Southern-infused Roots Rock with a soul strung voice, signature raunchy guitars, wailing organs, epic hooks, sweet 3-part harmonies, clever lyrics and superb story-telling. His distinctive sound embraces multiple eras and genres, including blues, rock, country, folk, Americana and jazz, all of which he is well-versed. The Rock and Roll Report says “John Gaar has created something in his latest CD release that will be hard to top,” – and gave it 5 out of 5 stars.

John Gaar was born to carry on Southern musical tradition. He’s got the voice: part grit, part steam, and all soul. He’s got the backstory: he’s played funky zydeco in his native Louisiana, and smoking country blues rock in his adopted hometown of Austin, Texas. He’s got the brashness. And as you’ll see, he’s certainly got the beard! Yes, Gaar looks the part, just like he sounds the part. He’s one hundred percent authentic – a fire-breathing, soul-shouting, hard-rocking true believer. Gaar has a knack for evoking a joyous listen that is reminiscent of shades of Thorogood, Winter and Musselwhite.

The highly anticipated new release “Roll Like That” album launched in November 2018 along with the World Premiere of his video of the same title:

Official "Roll Like That" Music Video:
Premiered Nov. 2nd and is in the midst of a video placement campaign to ~250 outlets including retail, nightlife, restaurants, hotels, fitness centers, TV and other outlets. Glide Magazine snapped up the premiere showing day and featured on their site.

"Slow Rollin'" Music Video (song also on the CD) -- 255,000+ views since October!

"Memphis" Music Video (acoustic version of song on the CD) -- 110,000 views this year!

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  • Sounds Like:
    Jonny Lang, Delbert McClinton, ZZTop, Eric Clapton
  • Influences:
    Allman Brothers, ZZTop, Led Zepplin, Marshall Tucker, Eric Clapton, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Wet Willie, Montrose, Fog Hat, John Lee Hooker, BB King, Dr. John, Skynard, and so many more!
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