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Jack Barksdale

Jack Barksdale has been called a “musical phenomenon” (Buddy Magazine) a “Texas
force" (Paper City Magazine) “a singer-songwriter well beyond his years” (Baton Rouge
Advocate) an "old soul” (Fort Worth Weekly) and “amazing to watch” (DFW.com). Texas
Homegrown Radio said, “He might just be Townes Van Zandt reincarnated.”

Jack Barksdale is a Folk/Blues/Americana singer/songwriter from Texas. Inspired by
folk, rock, and blues legends, Jack started performing original music at the age of nine
and has already shared the stage with Wynonna Judd, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Bruce
Robison, John Fullbright, and Hayes Carll.

Within weeks, Jack’s latest single “Gone, has captured eyes and ears on TikTok gaining
over 800,000 views with 380 fan created videos, drew over 280,000 streams at Spotify,
and has been added to Apple Music’s ‘Southern Craft’ playlist.

Recently Jack launched a podcast focused on songwriters and songwriting called Jack
Barksdale's Roots Revival Podcast. In March 2022 Jack released his first full length
album "Death of a Hummingbird." In June 2019 Jack released a live album recorded at
famed Niles City Sound in Fort Worth, TX. And in September 2018, Jack released his
debut EP, Revival.

Jack tours nationally and wows audiences with lyrics wise beyond his years. Jack
plays guitar, slide guitar, harmonica, mandolin, piano, and ukulele, but identifies first
and foremost as a songwriter. His musical influences include Lead Belly, Howlin’
Wolf, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen,
Johnny Cash, The Carter Family, and Willie Nelson.

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