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Jessamyn Orchard is the quintessential FEMININDIE (feminine + indie) performing artist. Hailing from a small town in south Missouri, she brings to the stage a blend of indie and folk styling with just a hint of tortured flare in a post-emo indie folk music scene.
Jessamyn Orchard’s songwriting style includes a mesh of modern and classic folk music, and this style can be observed in her first and second albums Girl Come Undone (2003), and The Friendship Confidential (2005), which were both independently released and promoted by the artist.
Originally solely a poet, Jessamyn began playing guitar 15 years ago as an outlet to create musical works of poetry. After falling in love with the guitar and with the craft of songwriting, she began playing shows at local coffeehouses and venues in Jonesboro, and Little Rock in Arkansas, as well as Springfield and Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Her performance schedule slowed down in 2007 when she became a full time high school English teacher, but she is back in the scene and ready to captivate audiences with her feminindie folk sound.
Experience, showmanship, as well as musical and lyrical presence are what brings folk artists to the top. Jessamyn Orchard delivers all of these elements in live settings and move audiences to their feet.