Native of New Orleans, Justin Molaison started learning piano at age 5. After many years of lessons, Justin quit piano lessons as he did not wish to perform in front of people.
Fast-forward 10 years and Justin was playing live shows on his acoustic guitar with several local acts. His style at the time was a cross between rock, pop and folk and he often performed with several acts at the Netural Ground Coffeehouse and Howlin’ Wolf.
After graduating from High School in New Orleans, Justin moved to Boston to attend the Berklee School of Music. Justin spent the next decade in the frigid Northeast honing his skills as a musician.
Obtaining a songwriting degree from the prestigious music college, Justin toured in the regional commercial rock band “Full Tilt,” and opened for several rock bands including, Shinedown, Sevendust, Three Days Grace and more…
Justin returned to New Orleans where he now performs weekly his original songs at Chickie Wah Wah in the heart of Mid City. Justin also continues to write songs that are more singer/songwriter and has had the opportunity to co-write with several area artists in the rock, pop, country, folk and funk idioms.
Justin is a member of Paul Sanchez’s Rolling Road Show joining in the ranks of such talented musicians as Paul Sanchez, Alex McMurray, Carlo Nuccio, Ray Ganucheau, and John Herbert.
Justin also lends his acoustic guitar and vocal abilities supporting international recording artist and The Voice: Season 2 Contestant Terry McDermott
Justin also provides his talents in many tribute acts across the Gulf Coast including: Mothership – A concert tribute to Led Zeppelin (Keyboards, Guitars, Mandolin, Background Vocals); Superunknown – A concert tribute to Soundgarden (Lead Vocals and Guitar); Grace – A concert tribute to Jeff Buckley (Lead Vocals and Guitar); Wonderwall – A concert tribute to Oasis (Guitars, Keyboards and Background Vocals); and, Traveller – A concert tribute to Chris Stapleton (Lead Vocals, Guitars).
His former projects include co-writing and producing the genre splitting group Oak and Altar. When he is not performing, you can find him advocating for musicians as an entertainment attorney in the Greater New Orleans Area.