Jed Rowe is an acclaimed singer/songwriter and guitarist from Melbourne.
His music walks the line between country, blues and folk and his 3rd album “The Last Day of Winter” was produced by Aria winner Jeff Lang, featuring rich vocal harmonies from The Stillsons.
The son of two musicians, Jed Rowe grew up in rural NSW and relocated to Melbourne in 2003. He showed early promise as an author, winning a national undergraduate short story writing award. He released a solo EP Life (2006) before forming The Jed Rowe Band and releasing two albums: Midnight Sun (2009) and The Ember And The Afterglow (2012), which was produced by ARIA Winner Jeff Lang. His work has garnered critical acclaim and national radio airplay, and he was awarded a highly competitive Arts Victoria contemporary music grant in 2012.
A festival regular, Rowe has performed at Tamworth Country Music Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival and Thredbo Blues Festival amongst others. In 2014 Rowe toured internationally for the first time, playing 25 solo dates in Europe in just 24 days
Rowe's sublime slide guitar playing and emotive vocal delivery has earnt him a reputation as a standout live performer. Rolling Stone described his music as “Heartland alt-country shot through with nostalgia.”
"Twisted folk, bluesy country wanderings and edgy bluegrass... Rowe stands out in the pack."
- Rhythms Magazine, May 2015
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