LARS KUTSCHKE started writing and performing songs and playing music for a living in the mid-90s, which included playing every gig from weddings to TV Shows and musical productions.
As musical director for the band of Michigan-based Gospel/blues artist Sharrie Williams, Kutschke toured 40+ Countries on 5 continents and, more importantly, had the chance to cut his teeth sharing bills with Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, the Holmes Brothers, Lucky Peterson or Joe Bonamassa. He co-wrote and co-produced 3 albums for Sharrie - all of which were nominated for the American Blues Music Awards (BMA). Festival appearances include North Sea Jazz Festival, Jazz A Juan Antibes, Chicago Blues festival, Burghausen Jazz Festival, Sziget Festival, just to name a few.
Connections in the Blues circuit also lead to performing with other artists of the genre, including Bettye Lavette, Alberto Marsico, Tad Robinson, Sax Gordon, Alex Schultz and Kirk Fletcher and others.
Lars Kutschke’s work in Germany includes teaching at HMT Leipzig as well as performing with household artists Keimzeit, Sido, Die Zöllner, Alphaville, Uschi Brüning and many others. He currently performs in theatre productions at Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar, Schauspielhaus Leipzig and Staatsschauspiel Dresden.