Libby Rae Watson is a blues musician born in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Her distinctive voice, storytelling, and finger style picking has attracted fans worldwide. She has dedicated her musical life to educating the world about Mississippi’s musical history. She is available for solo, duo, or group performances in any venue, large or small.
Her albums include two early releases of original Gulf Coast music with her band The Liberaetors followed by the 2013 release of a solo album Sweet ‘n’ Salty, a 2016 release of Times Ain’t Now Like They Used to Be, a collaboration with the Jericho Road Show, and a 2017 release of I Done Told Ya with Wes Lee as the duo Sweet ‘n’ Salty. Libby Rae has performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the King Biscuit Festival, and the Juke Joint Festival. She was a finalist at the International Blues Challenge in 2018 and a semi-finalist in 2015 and 2016. In 2016, she was awarded Artist of the Year by the Delta Blues Society of Indianola.