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Jay Manley

Jay Manley

Indie / Fingerstyle guitar / Jazz/Indian fusion Chapel Hill, NC  US


  • 2015

    May 13

    Chapel Hill, NC, US | 9:00pm
  • 2015

    May 13

    Chapel Hill, NC, US | 8:00pm

    Jazz meets indie rock and 21-string guitar: Jay Manley opening the show for Matt Phillips (mid slot) and Marc Martel (headliner)

  • 2014

    Jun 12

    Carrboro, NC, US | 7:00pm

    Jay Manley Indie jazz on a 21-string guitar with hints of everything from Hindustani to dark wave. http://www.jaymanley.com Astronaut Sex Pants Funky drums and 8-string guitar. https://www.facebook.com/TheAstronautSexPants Show at 9pm

  • 2014

    Apr 16

    Chapel Hill, NC, US | 10:00pm

    Delicious sounds from two music groups: Jay Manley starts show @10pm ...with a 21-string electric guitar and passionate voice delivers fearless songs from a nocturnal fantasy world of gorgeous ghosts and bipolar robots: a fresh blend of indie rock meets jazz with touches of everything from Hindustani to dark wave. http://www.jaymanley.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jay-Manley/47465075813 Ye Olde Shoppe @ 11pm Delightfully dissonant rock with bell-like points of light evoking sunset skies, hope and bittersweet reflection. https://www.facebook.com/YeOldeRockShoppe https://soundcloud.com/yeoldeshoppe http://www.caverntavern.com/

  • 2013

    Oct 30

    Chapel Hill, NC, US | 9:00pm


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  • Stuart (Artist)
    Good job keep it up! I really like your music especially "Back In Time" check out my music I hope you find something you like I think "Streets Of Gold" is a track for you.
  • Autopilot (Artist)
  • Chuss Laforet (Artist)
    Chuss Laforet
    great songs, c.
  • bijan (Artist)
    like your guitaring Jay.
  • Sills & Smith (Artist)
    Sills & Smith
    Jay, love your music. It has a flavour of the Shakti music that John McLaughlin is involved with. Brilliant, deft playing. Frank Smith
  • John Michalak (Fan)
    John Michalak
    Hey there! We're booking @ the Pourhouse on January 8th. Please call 216.624.9103, thanks!



Sounds Like: Peter Murphy, Kaki King

Label: Double Decker Bus Music, Inc.

Manager: Jane Francis

Bio: Jay Manley is a guitarist, producer and composer exploring exciting, engaging sounds on the 21-string electric harp guitar, Saraswati Guitar, designed by Wes Lambe. His music is a fusion of rock, jazz and indie classical with influences of fingerstyle folk and Hindustani music served with post-pu...See Full Bio

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May 23, 2009

I'm playing Harry's Market at White Cross on Friday, June 12th 7-9pm.


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