Jack Wilson was born in Austin. He grew up two minutes away from Townes Van Zandt's Clarksville trailer home. Jack met Jerry Jeff Walker when he was 12. Last month they shared the stage at the Saxon Pub at a late night song swap for an intimate crowd that didn't see it coming.
Went to college, got busted, went to Seattle, started a band. Lived in basements, drank a mountain of PBR, just like everyone else. Met amazing musicians, at home in Austin and in Seattle alike. Kept writing. Got sober.
Released his self titled album in May of 2010 and watched it climb to the top of 90.3 Seattle Radio KEXP's Americana chart for ten weeks of May, June and July 2010. That effort earned Jack a slot at SXSW 2011, and has been accepted to Pandora Radio.
Jack Wilson has had the honor to share stages with Sean Lennon, The Neville Brothers, Two Gallants, Sera Cahoone, The Head and the Heart, Anais Mitchell, The Moondoggies, Damien Jurado, Elliott Brood, and The Mother Hips.