Singer Songwriter -Jamie Purnell -

Singer Songwriter -Jamie Purnell -

Jamie Purnell, a 10-year veteran of the North Carolina performing songwriter scene, recently relocated to the San Fancisco Bay Area. Jamie’s music transcends folk to blend country, blues, pop-rock, rock-a-billy, Latin jazz, and even gospel in a heady brew he calls, “acoustic music with heart”. Jamie has honed his songwriting craft so that his audiences see themselves in the story songs he writes and come away with a deep connection to the material. Jamie's warm tenor and rich, soothing finger-style guitar riffs augment the emotional message of his songs. His second studio album, WHIPPOORWILL, was released in 2011 and has garnered praise from everyday listerners and music industy vets alike. Jamie has played many stages throughout the Carolinas, including Cat’s Cradle, Casbah, the Festival for the Eno, and the Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade. He has been featured on NBC-17’s My Carolina Today and the lyrics for his song “The Right Time” were published as an honorable mention in American Songwriter Magazine’s Lyric Contest.


ACOMPLISHMENTS
Song "The Right Time" choosen 'Honorable Mention' in American Songwriter Magazine's Lyric Contest for Nov./Dec. 2011 issue
Finalist, 13th Annual NC Songwriter’s Co-op Song Contest
Co-wrote with well-known Nashville songwriter, L. Aschmann
Co-wrote song “A New Day” and performed it with the UNC Loreleis, an all-female a capella group, for a marriage proposal, Valentine’s Day, 2011
Opened for nationally-touring artists such as Brendan James, Kristen Hall, and Martha’s Trouble
Song “Anybody’s Guess” licensed for Uwharrie Vineyards website 2006-08
Participated and sang in Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2010-2013
Featured Musician, AT&T Raleigh Winterfest 2010-2012
Played Regional festivals such as SparkCon, Festival in the Park (Charlotte, NC), Festival for the Eno, and Carrboro Music Festival
Played many well-recognized venues such as Cat’s Cradle, Artscenter in Carrboro, Casbah, The Evening Muse (Charlotte, NC), The Cave, and Broad St. Café

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Singer Songwriter -Jamie Purnell -

Saturday, June 15 · 7:00 PM at Angelicas