Highly influenced by musical talents like Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King, Martin Sexton and the Black Crowes, John Fries is a self-taught guitarist and singer-songwriter. John was born in Yonkers, NY in 1973 into a very musical family where music was always a large part of the family dynamic. John started playing guitar in the early 90’s and developed a love for the blues almost instantly. He moved to Connecticut in 1994 and has since worked throughout New England with a variety of bands, from Blues and R&B to Funk and Rock & Roll. John’s passion for music combined with an extensive variety of live & session work facilitated the creation of “The John Fries Band” - a blend of Singer- songwriter, Blues, and Roots Rock & Roll.