Laura Cox is a French girl from Paris, France – which plays classic songs and southern rock. She started posting her guitar solos on YouTube in 2008, and very fast she become one of the best-known girls playing guitar on the Internet. On her YouTube channel, she has more than 50 million views and 200,000 subscribers.
Right from birth, Laura’s cradle songs were played by The Band, ZZ Top, Johnny Cash, Dire Straits and so many others. She grew up discovering all this country, folk and rock culture from her English father. Laura started playing the guitar in 2005, at 14 years old, and soon acquired a following on the Net, through her early cover versions of a few great rock classics and mythical solos. She was so pleased and excited to be complimented by blues living-legend, Joe Bonamassa.
She decided to make a change and from virtual she started to play in the “real world” with her own group. Laura was on the road and played in many Rock N’ Roll places. She met Mathieu Albiac another young and talented guitarist with similar musical passions like her and in 2013 they formed The Laura Cox Band based in the Paris region.
In 2014, they recorded their first single “Cowboys & Beer”, a country rock song, written by Laura and Mat, that won them invitations to a few festivals, such as Equiblues or Montereau Confluences, where they played on the same bill as Simple Minds, Triggerfinger and Crucified Barbara.
The band is finally complete and with talented musicians they are proud of their music and they are going into 2016 with so many projects