Jamey Darnold is a singer/songwriter/guitarist/ solo act originally from the banks of the Mississippi river town of Burlington, Ia. He has released to his credit ten full length albums that seamlessly meld country, blues, and folk styles spanning from 2004's "Burlington Bound.. a railroad town" to 2017's "Closer To Home". He is influenced by up and coming Americana artist such as "Jason Isbell" to the folk rock classics of "The Eagles", and Neil Young. His strongest assets are in the singing and songwriting styles portrayed. Life's lessons endured by what makes the American dream real. The byproducts from growing up in rural Iowa and then leaving... to experience life without boundary's on America's endless trail of concrete. Now residing in rural Kane county Illinois and armed with only guitar and harmonica. He can hold audiences "young and old" and will invite you to listen, enjoy, and to reflect on all His multi-generational/ genre music styles.
Your musical influences
Jason Isbel, John Hiatt, Neil Young, John Prine, Steve Earle, Jayhawks, Greg Brown, Wilco, Lucinda Williams, Ryan Adams, Whiskytown, Kathleen Edwards, Emmylou Harris. Great Lakes Swimmers, The list goes on.
What equipment do you use?
Breedlove, Ovation, Gretsch 6 string acoustics. Ibanez 12 string, Hohner Marine band harmonicas, keyboard, Austin Mandolin, Cordoba ukulele