THE WILLIE JONES BAND (WJB)
Since 1983 Willie Jones has been entertaining European Country fans with his guitar and dynamic singing style. As a G.I. he started first band, “CRIPPLE CREEK” and toured the Army bases and Clubs throughout Germany. Many remember Willie in the 90’s as lead singer and bassist for JUST COUNTRY BAND and later with the legendary band, “SHADY MIX”. Starting in 2001, Willie worked as “SINGING COWBOY OF PULLMAN CITY” while performing with other top acts including BARRY AND HOLLY TASHIAN, 3X GRAMMY AWARD WINNER, JOHN ELY, RED WINE, BYRON BERLINE, HELT ONCALE, DANIEL T. COATES and INGO SANDHOFEN. In 2005 Willie moved to Texas to pursue a Gospel Music career but returned in 2012 to form his most ambitious project to date, THE WILLIE JONES BAND.
Since 2012 the WJB has delighted country fans playing major festivals and concert halls throughout Germany, Spain, Austria and Eastern Europe. In November 2014, the group won top honors at the INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD band contest competing against 35 top bands from Europe and the USA with their unique combination original songs, Bluegrass “breakdowns”, Traditional Country Music and rockin’ oldies.
WILLIE JONES BAND shows are fun for young and old with hot picking, sweet harmony, tight arrangements and professionalism from start to finish. Willies’s long experience combined with a band of young, dedicated musicians promise an unforgettable concert for your event.