Shotgun Willie Band

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The Shotgun Willie Band
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Classic, Southern Rock
Background Information




Classic, Southern Rock

Years Active

1979 - Present


Rick Niemi - Guitar, Vocals
Joe Stockwell - Keyboards, Vocals
Steve Shell - Bass, Vocals
Joe Fredericks - Drums, Vocals
Michael Marsac - Lead Guitar, Vocals


The Shotgun Willie Band From L-R: Michael Marsac, Steve Shell, Joe Fredericks, Rick Niemi, Joe Stockwell

The Shotgun Willie band has been performing together for decades. Specializing in southern rock, Shotgun Willie are home-grown Michigan boys who have performed all over the nation! They play a variety of genres including blues, country, Motown, pop, and classic rock all the way up to and including modern influences such as Kid Rock! Every member of the band sings lead vocals and are well known for their perfect harmonies while performing classic songs by the Doobie Brothers, CSN and many more! They are proud recipients of the prestigious ‘Detroit Music Awards”.

The Band is mentioned in Kid Rock’s hit song ‘You Ain’t Never Met A Mother Like Me’. As stated in Kid’s song, ‘I’ve drank with Hank and sang with Shotgun Willie’!

Shotgun Willie has performed with renown acts such as Hank Williams Junior, Charlie Daniels, Johnny Paycheck, The Bellamy Brothers, John Conlee, Leroy Parnell, Confederate Rail Road, Porter Wagoner, Gary Morris, Pam Tillis and many, many others.


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