Jimmy Landry

Jimmy Landry

BandFolkAcoustic

A warm, comfortable voice; poignant, emotionally rich songs; and a great stage presence. Need your heart recharged? Landry's your man. All you really need to know is that Jimmy can do what few performers can; walk on stage with just a guitar and his voice and blow you away!

Biography

Born in Washington DC, and raised in the nearby northern Virginia suburbs, Jimmy Landry has a long and illustrious history, playing with many musical icons, from Stevie Ray Vaughn to David Crosby to Richie Havens to David Wilcox, John Gorka, Patty Larkin... it's a long list. Jimmy has performed at many of the most renowned listening rooms in the USA: The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, The Bottom Line, the Bitter End, Folk City, and the Speakeasy in New York City, Cafe Lena in Saratoga Springs, NY, Washington DC's Birchmere, Atlanta's Eddie's Attic, Poor David's Pub in Dallas... again, it's a long list. Jimmy has been featured on the stages of some of the country's finest music festivals: The Kerrville Folk Festival, The Philadelphia Folk Festival, and Telluride Bluegrass Festival are but three. Now a fixture in the burgeoning Asheville, NC music scene for over a decade, Jimmy draws from the wealth of talented musicians in the area to accompany him as often as possible in his band, The Thriftstore Congregation. Woody Wood, Jason Krekel, Billy Cardine, Allison King, Phillip Barker, Paco Shipp, and Artimus Pyle have all been members of the band at one time or another. Great songs, a memorable voice, and a passionate, sweaty enthusiasm for what he does are what linger with you after an encounter with Jimmy Landry and his music.

Discography

Here's the Story, EC Records
Simple Things, EC Records
Another Cup of Coffee, Safari Records
Let Go, ISG Records
Life is Good, ISG Records
Here We Are- An Asheville Area Acoustic Songwriter Compilation (various artists)

Set List

90% original songs
75 minute set, or 2 40 minute sets