Ryan Waters


Ryan Waters’ long list of accomplishments as a musician and performer directly reflects his desire to create music with integrity without regard for convention and genre.

Ryan joined Sade in 2000 as lead guitarist in their legendary live band and has since performed for millions of fans all over the world. He has also collaborated with many other top names in music, including CeeLo Green, India Arie, while continuing to write, produce and record original material. In 2012, began working with vocalist/songwriter, Liv Warfield as her lead guitarist and musical director. Together, they wrote and co-produced her critically-acclaimed album “The Unexpected,” executive produced by Prince.

Catch Ben Smith and Friends including Ryan Waters, Jeff Rouse, Kathy Moore, Jeff Angell, Ben Smith, Shawn Smith, and Brooke Lizotte at the Highway 99 Blues Club in Seattle, Friday, April 28th. 

Ryan Waters is the Current Guitarist for Roadcase Royale led by Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield.  Ryan is the former lead guitarist for Sade, CeeLo Green, and India Arie, as well as wrote and co-produced the critically acclaimed album, “the Unexpected” with Liv Warfield that was produced in collaboration with Prince.