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“Getting to Know: Jacob Heal Boston Music Spotlight, Staff Every week we let a local band tell us about themselves. Today, we get to know Jacob Heal. You can catch the band’s next performance as part of Boston Music Spotlight’s Friday Night Spotlight Series on October 15 at the Hard Rock Cafe.”


“Alt rocker Jacob Heal won the New Hampshire Idol competition in 2006, but for the past few years he’s focused on carving a musical career in New York City. New Hampshire native and New Hampton Prep graduate Jacob Heal parlayed the two-song demo prize he won on New Hampshire Idol into a deal with New York-based Audiostrike Records, a label conveniently run by Jimmy Landry, one of the judges in the competition. His debut disc, Live Free or Die, was released late last year, and features Landry’s playing and songwriting. Heal will do a short acoustic set at the benefit.”

“debut album from jacob heal ’01 When Jacob Heal ’01 won the 2006 “New Hampshire Idol” competition on Gilford’s wlnh, he didn’t expect it to turn into a record deal. But that’s what Heal got when his prize of a two-song demo with Jimmy Landry of the Audiostrike label turned into a full record development deal...continue on page 5.”