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Jim Garrett / Bio

JIM GARRETT has been performing music for over 50 years. He has a diverse background by playing in various country, rock, hard rock, and bluegrass bands, as well as studio work. He is an accomplished musician as he plays lead and acoustic guitar, lead and backup vocals. He is accomplished songwriter and has written and worked on original projects, which produced record label interest. He has performed as the opening band for Nashville recording artists John and Audrey Wiggins and Lonestar. Most recently for Elizabeth Cook and Hellbound Glory. Also did three shows in 2011 with Jim Avett (Avett Bros father) and have another scheduled for March 25, 2012. He has played as headliner at local and regional County Fairs. Local venues include Double Door, Tremont Music Hall, Comet Grill, Smokey Joe’s, Puckett’s Farm, Thirsty Beaver Saloon and several local bar/restaurants. Frequent featured artist “Emerging Songwriter Series” at Yn Café and Bathtub Gin. Has appeared on various local TV shows. Currently fronts Jim Garrett Band, Popcorn Sippers and Thompson Bros. Band. Has performed as lead guitar with Nita B & Swingin Soiree, The Loose Lugnuts, Chuck Johnson, “the Charleyhorse”, singer/ songwriter, Kevin Marshall, singer/songwriter and Jud Block, singer/songwriter.

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Lauren Marlowe

General Info

Band Members
Jim Garrett lead vocals and guitar. Band members consist from time to time of Toni Naples, piano/back up vocals, Willy Evans or Steve Foley, bass, Bob Delano,
Artist Name
Jim Garrett
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Active Since
Americana / Americana / Country/Bluegrass

Contact Info

Charlotte, NC
Jim Garrett