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Jack Barksdale

American Songwriter wrote “Jack Barksdale has insights and awareness far beyond people twice his age, and he’s able to put them into songs that touch listeners." said “Jack Barksdale is special.” and Premier Guitar said "Barksdale's talent is rare. He shines with earnest, unjaded passion on a foundation of will and an ability to connect.” 

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, Junior Brown, John Fullbright, and Hayes Carll. 

Recently Jack launched a podcast focused on songwriters and songwriting called Jack Barksdale's Roots Revival Podcast.

In late 2023 Jack released a 7 song instrumental EP entitled Phantom Trails. Earlier in 2023 Jack released a single "Dreamer" which was added to Spotify's Emerging Americana Playlist.

His previous single “Gone" has garnered well over 2.2 million streams on Spotify and was featured on Apple Music’s ‘Southern Craft’ playlist.
In March 2022 Jack released his first full length album “Death of a Hummingbird.”

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Events featuring Jack Barksdale

Mar 13, 2024
9:00pm — 9:40pm
Presented by
Traffic Music Group
Fort Worth, TX, United States