Emily Pakes

Rank #4 US Durham, NC Other / Pop Rock / Comedy


Sounds Like: Tracy Bonham, Ween, David Allen Coe, Esteban Calderón, ani difranco

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Bio: part wits, part grits.

Emily Pakes is a performing songwriter from Durham, NC. Her songs have been featured in the independent film "Pitstache," in a segment on LGBT podcast homoground.com and in a piece by Chicago's Percoco Modern Dance Company. She was recently a finalist in the Mid-Atlantic S... See Full Bio

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“The Meaning and The Meantime is a sincere and welcome departure from what we are hearing from most independent artists right now. Pakes is an incredibly skilled guitarist with a song-writing lexicon that approaches the genius of Ani DiFranco. This album showcases the strengths of her musicianship as a lyricist, guitarist, vocalist and poet. I hate to use the word "refreshing" but I do feel like I needed to hear this album. So do you.”
—  DJ Jackson Cofer, WRFL Radio, Lexington, KY
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International Songwriting C...
Mar 19, 2014
As some of you might have heard, I'm a finalist in the International Songwriting... [more]
A website! I'm real now!
Feb 28, 2014
Hello friends. www.emilypakes.com is now up on the interwebs for your viewing pl... [more]
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  • Gringo Willy (Artist) Gringo Willy
    Great vibes enjoyed the way you experienced things
  • Honeychile (Artist) Honeychile
    Please tell me u can play a gig w us APRIL 13 It's an all day affair at the Station in Carrboro Plus there will be some radio promo the night before on WCOM and everyone ...
  • Stiff Spirit (Artist) Stiff Spirit
    Had to hear Baby Got Bush this morning Emily.
  • Stiff Spirit (Artist) Stiff Spirit
    Enjoying My Kinda Special! You've got some special songs going Emily.
  • Emily Brontësaurus (Artist) Emily Brontësaurus
    Us Emily bands need to stick together! :)
  • J Burn (Artist) J Burn
    Nice sound Emily... really enjoyed Decompress, excellent flow.... Cheers, Jay Burn
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Q: Emily its Ro from The Bar. I hope you are well. Would you consider playing sometime soon? Call me when you can 2018927827
A: Absolutely. I'll give you a call this evening. Thanks for touching base!

Asked by Rosemary Allegretta. Answered on Sun Mar 30 2014

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