Lawrence Peters is a singer, songwriter, drummer and Americas preeminent electric washboard player, with a musical career spanning twenty-plus years. He was a key player in the Lawrence, Kansas music scene before moving to Chicago in 1992. Since then, he has recorded or performed with dozens of bands, including The Lawrence Peters Outfit, Magnolia Electric Company, Plastic Crimewave Sound, Velcro Lewis Group, The Golden Horse Ranch Band, Eiren Caffall, Mar Caribe, and Tijuana Hercules. Lawrences main musical passion is deep-rooted American country music, but he also plays acid punk, swamp rock, Shaker-modern, and Western-pirate-surf music, and somehow gets away with it. In his spare time he volunteers for CHIRP Radio.