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Malcolm Holcombe

Rank #11 US Swannanoa, NC Folk / Singer/Songwriter / Americana

50% of sales go to the charity Fender Music Foundation.

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Sounds Like: David Olney, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits

Bio: Born and raised in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina, Malcolm Holcombe is being recognized by the contemporary U.S and European folk/americana community as a performer of national stature, and an uncommonly unique guitarist/vocalist about whom Rolling Stone Magazine says: "Haunted countr... See Full Bio

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Gig at Down Home in Johnson City, TN tonight, and tomorrow at Oktoberfest in Hickory, NC. Hope to see some of y'all at the shows.


“Malcolm Holcombe is like a myth. A backwoods character in a Southern Gothic novel with a voice filled with a grave-dirt rattle and telling tales of simpler, and harder, times. Times he knows about. Surviving brushes with Nasvhille Big Labels, addictions and demons – No less than Steve Earle once famously said of him “”Malcolm Holcombe is the best songwriter I ever threw out of my recording studio.” Strong praise from a man that knows a thing or two about demons... Malcolm Holcombe isn’t for everybody. But if you love music with heart and soul. Music that’s been somewhere and seen a thing or two, then he might be just the man for you. ”
—  Baron Lane, Twang Nation
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Malcolm is working on songs for an upcoming winter 2011 CD release. More to come... [more]
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  • Sutton Aquarius (Artist) Sutton Aquarius
    Enjoying my Friday night listening to you. Have a wonderful weekend!
  • Trusten Williams (Artist) Trusten Williams
    Malcom, I've now collected 5 of your CD's. Getting constant play in my CD player. Hope to catch you again, it was a pleasure meeting you. Best live show I've seen and ...
  • Chastain Stone (Artist) Chastain Stone
    Keep rocking:)
  • Guitarman Kevin (Fan) Guitarman Kevin
    Sure would dig seeing you come out to California someday!
  • Mark Appleford (Artist) Mark Appleford
    Droppin' by again to say hello & thank you for the great music. Safe travels my friend!
  • Jim "Freight Train" Matthews (Artist) Jim "Freight Train" ...
    What album is "Thank you loard for my Job" on... Thanks Sir
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Q: Do you have a live performance DVD, or do you have plans for releasing one? I've seen you 4 times, and nothing beats your live music.
A: no, not yet. thanks for asking and for your support.

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Fri Jul 12 2013

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