Gary Hensley
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Gary Hensley

Church Hill, Tennessee, United States | INDIE

Church Hill, Tennessee, United States | INDIE
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“How about that Gary Hensley? That was awesome!” - -After opening for Jim Lauderdale


“I recommend getting a copy, the songwriting is very strong and the production is great.”

- Dave Carter of Studio One WETS 89.5 FM
- Dave Carter



“Like Dylan, The Boss and John Mellencamp, this genre-bending singer/songwriter isn’t afraid to tackle heavy subjects. On his album Wright’s Corner, Hensley examines race relations, labor unions, and missing limbs with honesty, yet he is able to lighten the load with jamming blues/rock arrangements that border somewhere between Americana and pop. A Tennessee transplant by way of Indiana, Gary Hensley has earned his place among respected musicians as a dynamic storyteller and visionary.”
- -Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion


“Energy plus, with powerful lyrics and engaging stories-Hensley’s passion pours through in every song he sings.” - –The Loafer


Discography

Give A Little Back
Wright's Corner
Bristol to Memphis
Gary Hensley Band Live!

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Gary Hensley is an Americana Singer-Songwriter and Storyteller who has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was a teenager in Indiana. Currently living in East Tennessee, Gary has released four CD projects, Give A Little Back, Wright's Corner, Bristol to Memphis, and his most recent Gary Hensley Band Live. The past few years have been spent playing listening rooms and festivals. Some of the places Hensley played were The Kingsport Renaissance Center, The Jonesborough Repertory Theater, The Down Home, The Blue Plum Festival, Twilight Alive opening for the John Cowan Band, Over the Rhine, The Iguanas, John Cleary, Mike Farris, and Jim Lauderdale. The Virginia Highlands Festival, Music on the Square, Jamming at Hippie Jacks Americana Music Festival, Rail Grass, The Jubilee Music Fest, Savannah Folk Music Society First Friday of Folk, Stateline Jamboree for The Birthplace of Country Music Alliance, The Purple Fiddle in beautiful West VA. and The Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival. Also, Hensley has made some appearances on WCYB Channel 5 News, WBIR Channel 10 News, The Blue Plate Special (WDVX 102.9), Roots & Branches Radio Show (WETS 89.5), and Studio One with Dave Carter (WETS 89.5).