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Wes Collins

Rank #24 US Chapel Hill, NC Singer Songwriter / Pop / Folk


Sounds Like: Neil Finn, Patty Griffin, Bruce Cockburn

Bio: Wes picked up the guitar when he was seventeen, and worked at it for ten years or so, playing covers for a living. Around his thirtieth birthday he parked his Takamine under the bed and got a straight job as a buyer for a retail music chain, but dug out the guitars in 2000 determined to hack his ... See Full Bio

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Wes Collins has a show on 10/04/2013 at 08:00 PM @ Casbah in Durham, NC http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/232360335 #concert

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There's a CD in my present.
Jan 13, 2013
A boatload of copies of my CD One Layer Down are here at my house, and I am sold... [more]
That fast
Feb 28, 2012
I put down the "real" guitar parts for all eleven songs at Chris Rosser's Hollow... [more]
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  • 2013

    Oct 4

    Durham, NC, US | 8:00pm

    Durham, NC, US
    Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Sep 29

    Carrboro, NC, US | 8:00pm

    Carrboro, NC, US
    Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:00pm


    Danny and I will play a 45-minute set for the Carrboro Music Festival at the Steel String Brewery. Come by and have a listen, whyncha?

  • 2013

    Jul 9

    Raleigh, NC, US | 9:00pm

    Raleigh, NC, US
    Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:00pm


    This is a songwriters-in-the-round show.

  • 2013

    Apr 20

    Raleigh, NC, US | 7:30pm

    Raleigh, NC, US
    Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:30pm
  • 2012

    Dec 8

    Raleigh, NC, US | 3:00pm

    Raleigh, NC, US
    Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:00pm


    Come celebrate the holidays, be entertained, and help a great cause at the same time! Sola Coffee Cafe has teamed up with Jamie Purnell and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC to bring this day of merriment to assist those in need. We will be collecting canned goods and donations throughout the day. There will be music, fun, and surprises for folks of all ages. The musical talents of: The Jo Gore Duo, James Olin Oden, and many more will be featured (I'll be playing from 8:45 - 9:15, right before Jamie)! Established in 1980, the Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that has provided food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties for 30 years. The Food Bank serves a network of more than 800 partner agencies. Accepting Canned Food and Cash Donations from 9 AM –10 PM Music 3 PM – 10 PM SOLA Coffee Café 7705 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615 www.solacoffee.com

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