Forest Gras is an Americana Blues Boy with roots from the Fabulous Thunderbirds, ZZ Top, Albert King, Santana, Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy . His high energy shows, firery vocals, wild guitar, and original tunes will light up a crowd and kick in the dance floor. Forest has performed with or opened for Chris Beard, Kenny Neal, Brad Webb, Vince Johnson , the BB King all Stars, the Wailers, Burning Spear, Free World, CJ Chener, Jason Ricci, Brandon Santini and Delta Highway, Governor Davis, Alma Azul, Mark Robinson and many more.
While living two years in Memphis he studied Delta Blues , Rock N Roll and Soul and played hundreds of gigs and shows on Beale street and Midtown. Forest, from the country, also plays in various open-tunings in addition to his slide blues guitar work. Other influences come from Duane Allman, Derek Trucks Band, and the North Mississippi All Stars. His Native American roots come out strong in his song writing, giving his shows a very unique flavor full of Blues, Heart, and Soul.