Lawrence Peters
Lawrence Peters is a country singer, songwriter, drummer and America’s preeminent electric washboard player, with a music career spanning twenty-plus years. He is best known for his involvement in the watershed Songs: Ohia/ Magnolia Electric Company album, singing lead on the track "The Old Black Hen". He was a key player in the Lawrence, Kansas music scene before moving to Chicago in 1992. Since then, he has recorded and performed with dozens of bands, including The Lawrence Peters Outfit, Songs: OHIA, The Velcro Lewis Group, Plastic Crimewave Sound, The Golden Horse Ranch Band, Eiren Caffall, Mar Caribe, The Harrow, and Tijuana Hercules.
Lawrence also collects country records, which he spins on his radio show "Country, My Way", on Chicago's WLPN 105.5 FM. You can tune in, every Wednesday from 4 to 6pm, and the catch the in-person version, at The Sportsman's Club, the first Wednesday of every month.