Holland K. Smith


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Holland K. Smith, born in Fort Worth, Texas about 1960, is a guitarist, songwriter and singer of Texas-style blues. The Holland K. Smith Blues Band was formed in 1994.  Smith cites a vast array of Blues, Country and Western influences, including Wynonie HarrisBobby BlandChet AtkinsPee Wee CraytonG.E. SmithFreddie KingBilly GibbonsT-Bone Walker,B.B. King and Albert Collins

George Thorogood recorded Smith's "Rock Party" for his 2006 album, "The Hard Stuff". The Fort Worth Weekly named Smith the best local blues band in 2008. Smith tours extensively in the south- and mid-western U.S., and in Europe.