Paul West

Born in Texas and raised in the expansive landscapes of Central Coast, California, Paul West’s musical journey has taken him to the shores of Maui and the neon-lit oasis of Las Vegas. With a voice that resonates like a well-worn storyteller's tale and a gift for weaving emotion into his melodies, Paul has emerged as a captivating figure in the world of country and folk rock. With a keen sense of the atmosphere, Paul has the versatility to be lively and energetic, infusing the environment with a lively buzz and excitement, yet easily transitioning to an intimate and emotional ambiance when the occasion calls for it. 

Paul grew up listening to classic rock and blues and was influenced by legends such as Johnny Cash, Neil Young, and Tom Petty. Paul’s music is a seamless fusion of country and the free-spirited energy of 70s folk rock. His ability to command attention and connect with audiences on a soulful level sets him apart in a crowded musical landscape.

Eight years ago, Paul took a daring leap of faith, leaving behind a successful career to follow his heart's calling in the realm of music. His journey led him to the picturesque shores of Maui, where he assumed the role of Mick Fleetwood's full-time house musician at Mick's Lahaina music venue. In this role, Paul enchanted both visitors and locals with his spellbinding performances, creating a musical haven in the heart of the Pacific. After the Lahaina wildfire, life's unpredictable twists led Paul and his family to the neon-lit streets of Las Vegas, where he continued to let his melodies weave their magic. 

Paul West is more than a musician; he is a modern-day troubadour, carrying the spirit of timeless storytellers into the contemporary musical landscape. His stories and stripped down acoustic sound paint pictures of the landscapes that have shaped him, and his performances are a testament to the power of following one's passion against all odds.

As Paul continues to navigate the ever-changing currents of life, his music remains a constant, offering a sonic refuge for those who seek authenticity and connection in a world that often moves too fast. Through every chord and lyric, Paul West invites you to join him on a journey, where the echoes of the past meet the vibrant rhythm of the present.