Singer. Songwriter. Guitarist. For fifteen years, Garrison Starr has been doing what most people just talk about doing someday. She's not only toured with many of her heroes, but more importantly she's earned their respect and admiration. She's known as a ruthless live performer, tireless road warrior, irreverent purveyor of plain truth, and champion of music and songs that soar.
To say that Garrison Starr knows her way around the industry would be an understatement. Hailing from Hernando, MS, she released her major label debut, 18 Over Me, in 1997 for Geffen and the rest is history. Her career has taken her from rooms of 12 people (at which she received a standing ovation) to touring with her idols in amphitheaters and back again. But she's not just a road dog. Starr is a writer and performer with a knack for "marrying pop smarts and Americana grit with a voice of remarkable power and clarity"(gomemphis.com 2012).
For her seventh full length, Amateur, Garrison decided to do something different. She threw the idea of labels out the window and released this record on her own. Her follow up to 2010's live effort ReLive was completely fan funded via PledgeMusic.com and contains some of Starr's most intimate songs to date. Spanning 13 tracks and co-writers such as Kevin Devine and Mary Chapin Carpenter, Garrison delves into her personal life to take the listener on a journey of heartbreak, self discovery, and her own vision of perseverance. While Starr is anything but an Amateur, her current effort puts everything in a new perspective for her, including getting her fans involved.
Bright Box Theater (View)
15 N Loudoun St, Suite 100
Winchester, VA 22601
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