Jack Rose

Top shelf steel string strumming and flumming. Ace fingerpicking. Zoner slide hoohaw. Plus ragtime. We miss you so much.

  • Honest Strings, an immense tribute comp March 18, 2010
  • Three shows for Jack January 25, 2010
  • Tributes and memories December 8, 2009
  • 1971-2009 December 5, 2009
  • UK dates August 14, 2009
  • Rose/Twigs LP is out! May 20, 2009
  • Vinyl! Vinyl! December 16, 2008
  • New tour(s), new vinyl November 19, 2008
  • Friday jamboree in Floyd, plus upcoming October 20, 2008
  • Tour w/Michael Chapman, more August 19, 2008
  • Lots of new stuff added July 11, 2008
  • Upcoming tours February 10, 2008
  • Brickbat show in Philadelphia January 3, 2008
  • Can't stay in the wagon yard November 26, 2007
  • Upcoming shows October 16, 2007
  • Last-minute show this Saturday... Spread the word September 19, 2007
  • Tour coming up July 23, 2007
  • Shows! February 23, 2007
  • New on myspace... November 2, 2006
  • Is it all the same song... or does it just sound that way? October 26, 2006
  • Jack Rose News June 26, 2006
  • Inevitably, more news from Jack November 27, 2005
  • JR/pelt shows October 25, 2005
  • Thanks from Jack September 26, 2005
  • Hittin' the blacktop, tarmac, whatever September 2, 2005
  • Jack Rose update July 24, 2005
  • from jack June 28, 2005
  • Jack DJs tonight, May 23 May 23, 2005
  • News from Jack May 18, 2005
  • shows and news from Jack April 14, 2005
  • Upcoming Jack Rose gigs January 31, 2005
  • Review of Jack's "Raag Manifestos" December 8, 2004
  • Pelt, Jack Rose, Black Twigs, MVEE, Christina Carter, more: on the road, new cdr, etc. July 15, 2004
  • Jack Rose on public radio WHYY Philadelphia June 18, 2004
  • Jack Rose Upcoming Tours June 9, 2004
  • No shows yet for Jack Rose

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  • After settling down into his fold-up chair, Nathan Bowles convinces a receptive crowd to conquer their shyness and come closer to the stage. (The Skinny)
  • ... the kind of lively, unself-conscious simplicity too often in short supply amid the haste and clutter of modern living. (Mojo)
  • it's hillbilly, it's ragtime, it's bluegrass, it's rhythm, it's blues, it's the greatest bar-band you ever heard. (Cows are Just Food)
  • ... raw without courting a faux primitivism (Be Independent)
  • ... not trendy hipster anti-folk or a post-modern reworking of traditional sounds for a jaded and novelty-starved market. (Dreaded Press)
  • ... it's something of a shock to hear vocals on a Rose-related record. (Brainwashed)
  • The late November view from A.P. and Sara's headstones ... (Yeti)
  • ... archaic musical disciplines ... (Boomkat)
  • ... mighty mountain music indeed ... (Uncut)
  • ... some HOT tunes to melt your butter with. (American Primitive)
  • ... one of the most compelling no-nonsense folk albums of the year. (Dusted)
  • ... a gracious hand that never feels trite or contrived. (Foxy Digitalis)
  • ... breastfed on Jack Daniels ... (The Skinny)
  • This is a jug-swigging, toe-tapping, and uproarious album of Appalachian booty rap. (Other Music)
  • ... letting the night settle comfortably on all those within earshot. (Raven Sings the Blues)
  • ... from wild campfire old school blue grass hoedowns to more darkly contemplative folk explorations... (Aquarius Records)
  • ... a big fuck you to the gentrification (and homogenisation) of traditional American folk music. (Strangeglue)
  • I can just imagine folks going crazy and dancing around chucking ale and bourbon everywhere (Norman Records)