San Diego native Greg Laswell is a dynamic indie singer-songwriter who’s been wowing audiences since making his debut in 2006 with Through Toledo. Audiences can’t help but be moved when he sings popular tunes like "Comes and Goes (In Waves)" alongside covers of Kate Bush's "This Woman's Work" and others during his chilled-out shows. Laswell is a dynamic performer who can pull on fans' heartstrings with his passionate tunes and also have them bursting with laughter when he delivers witty banter between songs. Known for bringing out special guests on tour -- including his wife and fellow collaborator Ingrid Michaelson -- Laswell always delivers a show full of surprises and sentiment whenever he takes the stage.
Greg Laswell got his start in 1998 as the frontman of the band Shillglen, achieving moderate success a year later with their debut Sometimes I Feel. After the band broke up in 2001, Laswell decided to pursue a solo career as a singer-songwriter and recorded and released his breakout full-length LP Good Movie (2003), which won Best Local Recording at the San Diego Music Awards. He followed up with 2006's Through Toledo -- an album that resonated with fans and featured the popular tune "Sing, Theresa Says". He's toured around the world as a supporting act for occasional collaborators Sia and Ingrid Michaelson, and he’s headlined several sold-out shows of his own. Since the release of Through Toledo Laswell has recorded four more acclaimed albums, had his music featured in numerous films and television shows, and become widely known within the underground indie scene. His powerful, must-see live performances are perfect for fans of emotive acoustic music, witty humor, and impeccable musicianship.
FANS WHO BOUGHT TICKETS SAY:
"Greg Laswell was, and always is, amazing! I have seen him at least four times and am never disappointed. Heart breaking songs with witty, humorous banter in between."
"He was amazing! Even better live! I was blown away by how talented and charming he is. He played all my favorite songs, the show was better than I expected!!"
"Greg Laswell is one of the most talented musicians around, and he proves it every time I see him live. Not only does he sound great, but his stage presence is outstanding. He cracks jokes between songs, opens up to the audience to tell stories, and really makes a connection with everyone there."