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JL Stiles

Rank #96 US San Francisco, CA Alternative / folk / blues


Sounds Like: Iron & Wine, Bon Iver, Bill Callahan (smog), Bob Dylan, Nick Drake

Manager: Fred Barnes

Bio: For bookings: e-mail sidesaladsf "at" gmail "dot" com. JL Stiles, master ragtime and folkways fingerpicker-by-trade and mathematician breaks the rule that never the twain shall meet.

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Twitter_icon_for_status: ♫ Today: Novato, CA - Sep 18 at HopMonk - http://t.co/d9VWwu0UeL


““Remember the name JL Stiles. The San Francisco via New Orleans songwriter is the real deal as evidenced by his new, live in the studio CD, ‘Solo Sessions’” ”
— Stan Hall, The Oregonian A&E Section
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Marathon: 4/12/09
Apr 14, 2009
When the race started I was really moved to be part of it, to be doing this thin... [more]
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  • 2014

    Mar 7

    Mendocino, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Mendocino, CA, US
    Fri Mar 07 8:00pm


    Stiles, Rick Blaufeld and John Brandeburg--A benefit for the center and great sounding room!

  • 2014

    Jan 26

    Oakland, CA, US | 6:30pm

    Oakland, CA, US
    Sun Jan 26 6:30pm


    with David Newman

  • 2013

    Oct 4

    Pacifica, CA, US | 8:30pm

    Pacifica, CA, US
    Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:30pm
  • 2013

    Aug 25

    Fairfax, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Fairfax, CA, US
    Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:00pm


    Moxy Music Songwriters Night Sun, Aug 25th, 9-12. No Cover, 21+ August 25th featured Artists: Brindl (www.brindl.com) Jl Stiles (www.JLstiles.com) Gary Adler (https://www.facebook.com/GaryAdlerGuitar) A monthly showcase celebrating singer-songwriter/acoustic music, presented by Moxy Music/ Brindl. Each month will feature local songwriters sharing the night with short sets of acoustic original music. Moxy Music is an indie label and www.moxymusic.org: resources, marketing tips, articles, and inspiration for singer-songwriters. www.moxymusic.org

  • 2013

    Aug 24

    Berkeley, CA, US | 7:00pm
    Monkey House Theater
    Berkeley, CA, US
    Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:00pm


    Stiles at Monkey House Theater

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  • Macaulay Hutchinson (Fan) Macaulay Hutchinson
    Beautiful songs! Wish I had made it out on Thursday. I really need this type of music right now. Very therapeutic
  • Skarred Kage (Artist) Skarred Kage
    Excellent work on Frostbite Falls! Alex Skarred Kage
  • Sills & Smith (Artist) Sills & Smith
    Wow, Song Beside My Grave! JL this is such marvelous songcraft. Feeling this tune, deep down. Humming along with you now. Frank Smith
  • Danny Marlow (Artist) Danny Marlow
    I really dig your music. I'll be moving to Berkeley next week and would love to play a show with you. Give me a listen.
  • Aoede (Artist) Aoede
    Aoede coming by to say hello and listen-Enjoying Without You-great lyric and vocals-thanks for sharing! Congrats on recording in GA <3 Aoede
  • Digee (Artist) Digee
    Nice work , very smooth! Great videos! Dan
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