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James Curley

James Curley

Americana / Singer Songwriter / Folk Chicago, IL  US


  • Wed

    Jul 13

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    James Curley joined by songwriting friends Charlie Mosbrook (Cleveland OH) and Ilsabe OConnell

  • Fri

    Jun 17

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:30pm

    Folk You! songwriter round robin http://folkyou.org

  • Wed

    May 4

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    James Curley opens for visiting singer/songwriter Connor Garvey.

  • Thu

    Apr 7

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm
  • Fri

    Mar 4

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Veteran singer/songwriters Donna Adler and James Curley perform originals in the great Chicago Folk/Americana tradition


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  • Dan Fletcher (Artist)
    Dan Fletcher
    That "jesus must be busy" line is probably my favorite lyric of year! So good. Your work is killer. Count me in as a fan.
  • ALYSON (Artist)
  • Billy Lee (Artist)
    Billy Lee
    Greetings! I'm really enjoying your music, especially "Darwin's Tribe"!! Great vibe and sound! Keep up the great work and be sure to check my profile and leave a comment about my music :)
  • GENE LUBIN & The Lawless Kind (Artist)
    GENE LUBIN & The Lawless Kind
    Thanks, James. It is quite an honor to be "fanned" by someone of your stature in the Chicago music community. All the best.
  • BadgerStatic (Artist)
    Creative work and sound! Best of luck to you! http://www.facebook.com/Badgerstatic
  • Mark Vee (Artist)
    Mark Vee
    Great stuff! Don't mind any "reviewer's" comments. Music is Music. You got that down!



Sounds Like: John Prine, Jackson Browne, Richard Thompson - RT, Bruce Cockburn, Steve Earle

Label: Sidewalking Crab Records

Manager: Self

Bio: "The Best Damn Writer/Songsinger You Never Heard."
James Curley began writing songs in the mid 1970s in his native Philadelphia, influenced mainly by trips to the Philadelphia Folk Festival and to local clubs like The Main Point, Grendel's Lair and others. He appeared as a solo songwriter back th...See Full Bio

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James Curley

James Curley


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