The Southern Outlaws Band
We are a 6-piece Southern Rock Band that writes some great originals and also cover some Southern Rock tunes.
Family hails from the backwoods of WV, Arlis is a retired Sheriff that was injured in the line of duty. Arlis has played music in the Warren Oh area years with a Bluegrass upbringing, a true southern gentleman. Arlis has sung on the Grand Olé Opry stage in Nashville TN, and now the proud lead singer and front man of the The Southern Outlaws Band that is truly a big family.
Bob spent his formative years playing the gritty Trenton, NJ bar scene with bands like the White City Blues Band, Accelerator, just to name a couple, Bob has been playing since 1975, with his first show at the age of 11. After many years as a staple of the scene he decided to pack up and move to Ohio, joining The Southern Outlaws Band after only a few weeks in the area where the chemistry was clear right away. Bob's electric and soaring leads always shine.
Dave started playing at the age of 7, playing his first paying gig at the age of 8.
Lead / Guitarist
High Energy Performer, Singer - Songwriter, Producer.
Dave has collaborated with many musicians over the years.
"Know The Key, Play From The Heart"
Mike has been playing drums since he was twelve years of age. Mike is also a backup and lead vocalist. His is influenced by Ginger Baker, Neil Peart, & John Bonhnem just to name a few. Mike's motto is "Do What Makes You Happy" hence why Mike loves drumming and fishing. He owns his own business "Late for Supper Guide Service"
Tom started playing bass guitar at the age of 12. Tom has performed on hundreds of stages, touring Europe, Canada and the United States.
Tom is heavily influenced by John Entwistle, Chris Squire, and John Paul Jones. "Always Strives For Perfection Musically, One Song At A Time"
Will was born in Youngstown, OH but was raised in Warren, Ohio. Will's dad brought home an old beat-up piano when he was six years of age. Will would sit and listen to his father playing his twelve-string guitar, inspiring him to play. Watching his father play gave him the desire to learn as many instruments as possible. Will's biggest influence was Steve Mahoning, (his dad). Will brings a unique dynamic to band.
We would like to thank WSA for this award. It is such an honor to be presented such an amazing award. We were nominated for a song for spring of 2021 , We won the Summer of 2021 Outlaw Song of the year with
" Good For The Soul "
Thank you to our families, friends & fans , without the support from all of you we could not have made it this far in our journey.