Jesse Terry is a nationally touring, award-winning singer-songwriter and road warrior. His music has been compared to the likes of Jackson Browne, Ryan Adams, Paul Simon and James Taylor. Jesse has toured relentlessly in support of his debut record “The Runner”, including recent support slots for Darrell Scott (member of Robert Plant’s Band of Joy), Tony Lucca and Rachel Platten. He has shared festival stages with the likes of Mat Kearney, Shawn Mullins, Dar Williams, David Wilcox, The Indigo Girls, Rodney Crowell and Lori McKenna.
Terry recently finished recording his second full-length album, slated for an official release in July of 2012. The new LP "Empty Seat On A Plane" was recorded in Nashville with acclaimed producer/engineer/mixer Neilson Hubbard (Kim Richey, Glen Phillips, Matthew Perryman Jones). Jesse has won Grand Prize in several international songwriting competitions, including the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, the CMT/NSAI Songwriting Competition, the Ourstage.com 2012 Finals and the We Are Listening Singer/Songwriter awards. His debut record was licensed to nine major television shows including MTV's "The Hills" and "The City”.
Jesse is a regular at some of the finest listening rooms in the country, including The Bluebird Cafe (Nashville), Club Passim (Cambridge, MA), Rockwood Music Hall (NYC), Eddie's Attic (GA) and The Bitter End (NYC). He has performed in Bluebird Cafe rounds with Craig Carothers, Steve Seskin and many other songwriting luminaries. Jesse has also been a featured performer at many prestigious festivals, including 30A Songwriters Festival, Plymouth Folk Festival, Cape May Singer/Songwriter, New Jersey Folk Festival and The Montauk Music Festival.
He is honored to be officially endorsed by Stonebridge Guitars International and L.R. Baggs pickups. Stonebridge is a hand-made boutique guitar line from the heart of Europe. Jesse joins the ranks of world-class artists such as Hall of Famer Thom Bresh, Richard Smith, Eddie Ferris (Ricky Skaggs) and Jon Conley (Kenny Chesney).
For more info and current tour dates please visit: www.jesseterrymusic.com