http://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/art4all-dc1 https://www.facebook.com/adamsmorganporchfest Come one and all to another year of Adams Morgans Porchfest! I will be playing on the front porch at 2458 Ontario Road, NW, Washington DC. Come on out and see what happens when you put a Uke in my hands and a mic in my face!
Tribute to the Everly Bros. I got to play bass with amazing folks.
Rhode Island Ave Porchfest.
Sounds Like: Ray LaMontagne, Mumford and Sons, Tom Waits, Nick Drake, Amos Lee
Label: Racket Shack Recordings
Manager: Lora Nunn
Bio: Kentucky Jim, the name comes from a surprise liner note on a Charlie Chesterman CD. Charlie listed me as Kentucky Jim Faris, and it stuck. And yes, I'm from Sugartit Kentucky... Yes Sugartit. Google it, it's there. But I left old Kentucky in 1986 and went on the road with a band, settling in the ...See Full Bio
“Kentucky Jim Faris - Kentucky Jim sings his songs accompanied by his trusty uke. He also does some covers including the ubiquitous "Freebird" with a "Stairway to Heaven" stanza starting it out. So clearly, he is shooting for a light and entertaining approach in the humorous folk arena. Well not exactly arena, as there are not a whole lot of people present, beyond the bands. He had enough wit to keep me entertained although the star of the show was his daughter who was just of walking age who showed more movement than most of the trendy crowds in front of the 'fill in the blank' Pitchfork band of the month at the cooler clubs. His daughter also navigated the Everest like step onto the stage and tumbled back out to the floor, thus making her the youngest stage diver in history. Musically this was just fine, and he had a decent mouth trumpet as well, not quite up to Victoria Vox levels, but close enough. Likable set, this.”