Hank Harris



A singer, songwriter, photographer, Hank Harris has broadened the definition of South Dakota music in a career that spans ten albums. He is currently working on three more.Coupled with a gift for storytelling,the Rapid City based musician weaves elements of folk, blues, country, reggae, jazz, gospel and world music into a convention breaking synthesis.Whether performing alone or with various duos, trios and the occasional nine piece horn band, Harris not only shows his breadth as a singer/songwriter, but also the diversity of his influences. Since his debut album thirty years ago, Harris has evolved into a unique and eclectic artist.

Besides being inducted into The South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two times, (DD and the Fayrohs and Red Willow Band), he researched and recorded The Deadwood Songbook CD’s Volumes I and II for the Adams Museum in Deadwood, and the matching South Dakota Public Broadcasting documentary/concert film of the same name. Harris has been a member of the Touring Artist roster for the South Dakota Arts Council for almost ten years. He also continues to write, record, perform and avoid a traditional day job.




Technical requirements: Stage, electricity, lighting, dressing room, straight-backed chair with no arms

Fee structure: Performance $750 to $1,500. SDAC support up to 50%.

Contact: Hank Harris
Rapid City, SD 
(605) 341-3247
e-mail: hankharris2001@yahoo.com
website: www.hankharris.com

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