Americana / Blues
Oak Park, IL
Felix Reyes is one of those rare people in this world with a natural gift for inspiring the next generation of musicians. He has always approached his music with the highest standard of excellence. His recent successes include penning the title track for Susan Tedeschi’s Grammy Nominated “Wait For Me” album.
He’s also shared the stage with B.B. King on five different occasions, as well as Jimmie Vaughan, Gregg Allman, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, ZuZu Bollin, Little Joe Blue, Sam Lay, Eddie Clearwater, Susan Tedeschi and the list goes on. And, he was mentor to the late Sean Costello.
Bands he has either led or been a part of over his career include: The Weebads, The Joy Drops, The Maceos, Felix and The Cats, Lotssa Poppa and The Down To Earth Blues Band, the Grady “Fats” Jackson Band and The Sil Austin Band.
Felix has been playing guitar, singing and songwriting professionally for more than 30 years. He hails from Dallas, TX, and over the years has also lived and played in Atlanta and now in the Chicago area. In addition to playing with the band, he produces at his studio, the House of Tone, in Oak Park, IL.
In this free time, Felix is an expert fly fisherman, enjoys flea market picking, the occasional soirée and hanging with his beloved cat Della in his vintage home studio.